There's a lot of lingo to learn when you get into cycling, not least of which is the naming of the bike parts themselves. This blog is focused on rims, a bike part that can often be overlooked when understanding more about bike mechanics and maintenance. What does it do? If you've watched CWRB's 5 Basic Bike Concepts webinar, you'll know that there are two things important to understanding a bike part: What does it do (its purpose), and What properties does it need to do its job. No matter what kind of bike you ride, your rim has two...
Going from a flat bar hybrid to a drop bar road bike can be one of the most exciting yet challenging and major changes you can make! Not only is your centre of gravity and balance affected (you will probably notice this first!), but the gears are different and braking (especially if you're also going from a rim brake to a disc brake!) are also super different. Whether you're completely new to cycling, or whether you've been riding a while and have - for whatever reason - decided to buy yourself a dropbar roadie, here are 4 things to expect!...
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