Monthly Archives: November 2017

  • Locations to Ride: West

    Posted in on 27th November 2017.

      In this month's Locations to Ride blog, we're taking a look at some of the sights and routes in the West. From Blackpool to the Lake District, have a read through some of our recommendations. Route 62 - Fleetwood to Selby Forming the west and central sections of The Trans Pennine Trail, Route 62 is a mixture of on road and traffic free cycling against a backdrop of towns, canals, cities and the northern Peak District. Spanning from Flee...

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  • The Ultimate Stocking Fillers for Cycling Fanatics

    Posted in on 27th November 2017.

    Cycling can be an expensive hobby, so buying your cycling-fanatic friends and family bike gifts will always go down well. If you're in search of small, good value and thoughtful gifts for the cyclist in your life, you've come to the right place. Lights  A safety essential and perfect for the long winter nights and mornings, a new bike light is a great gift to keep cyclists on the road all year round. There are several options available, how...

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  • BETD's Guide to Chain Rings

    Posted in on 27th November 2017.

      Is your chain ring broken or are you simply on the market for a new one? If you're shopping around, our newest blog post contains a few pointers that could help. What is a chain ring? A chain ring is what drives the chain or belt - such as the Gates drive - from the crank to the rear wheel. Middleburn offer chain rings from singles like the UNO and MONO, the doubles such as DUO, to the ever green triple sets as seen on older mountain bike...

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  • Preparing Your Bike For The Winter

    Posted in on 24th November 2017.

      It’s that time of year again where the days are already growing shorter and the temperature has taken a dip. Preparing and maintaining your bike becomes a priority in the winter months. Need some tips? You’ve come to the right place - we’ve written a guide with a few handy hints on how to protect your bike throughout the season. 1. Add Mudguards Churned up, wet and muddy roads can be a nightmare for your bike. Mudguards are a nece...

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