Maintenance

  • Technology that Can Save You in a Cycling Emergency

    Posted in on 18th October 2018.

      Not many people know how to prepare themselves in case they encounter a cycling emergency. This blog post has some useful tips and advice to assist you on what to carry and what to do in case you find yourself in a cycling emergency. Handy Cycling Tools Live Tracking Apps – These handy little apps capture your location, so people know where you are. Map My Tracks is an effective app that tracks cycling, sailing, running, canoeing, walk...

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  • Mech Hanger 428

    Posted in on 9th October 2018.

    What Is a Mech Hanger? A mech hanger is a small piece of metal that is designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike. Mech hangers are also known as derailleur hangers, rear mech hangers, hanger dropouts, mountain bike hangers, road bike hangers and cast hangers. They are usually attached to the rear derailleur. Carrying a spare hanger dropout is always strongly recommended as these can break at any given time, whether you are close to ...

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  • Derailleur Hanger Alignment

    Posted in on 4th October 2018.

    The aim of this blog post is to assist bike owners, home bike mechanics and shop bike mechanics on how to adjust their derailleur hangers. Didn’t know derailleur hanger alignment was a thing? Don’t worry, we’ll talk you through it step by step and let you know all the equipment you’ll need. A bent derailleur hanger will result in poor shifting performance. A bent derailleur hanger will be the result of the bike that has fallen over on the...

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  • Derailleur Hanger 427

    Posted in on 26th September 2018.

    What Is A Derailleur Hanger? A derailleur hanger is a small piece of metal that is designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike. Derailleur hangers are also known as mech hangers, rear mech hangers, hanger dropouts, mountain bike hangers and road bike hangers. They are usually attached to the rear frame of a bike, near the derailleur. Carrying a spare derailleur hanger is always strongly recommended as these can break at any given time...

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  • Derailleur Hanger 426

    Posted in on 12th September 2018.

    A derailleur hanger is a small piece of metal that is designed to bend or snap to protect the frame of a bike. Derailleur hangers are also known as mech hangers, rear mech hangers, hanger dropouts, mountain bike hangers, road bike hangers and cast hangers. They are usually attached to the rear frame of a bike, near the derailleur. Carrying a spare cast hanger is always strongly recommended as these can break at any given time, whether you are c...

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  • BETD Bike Components – Made in Britain

    Posted in on 29th August 2018.

    At BETD, we manufacture British made bike components. We are one of a very few companies who have the capability to design and manufacture on site in the UK, Stoke-on-Trent. BETD has over 20 years’ experience in this industry, so we are confident you will find the right gear hanger model with the perfect fit for your bike. Not only do we have our extensive range of gear mech hangers, but we also have a range of bearings, fork seals, hubs, cha...

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  • Derailleur Hanger 424

    Posted in on 7th August 2018.

    BETD are excited to announce a new release to the hanger family, the derailleur hanger 424. ‘What is a derailleur hanger?’ I hear you ask. It is a small piece of metal that is attached to the rear axle of your bike, it is also known as a rear mech or gear hanger. This hanger is designed to absorb any impact and strain that would be focused on the frame of the bike; it will bend or break off to protect the main body of the frame. BETD’S Hang...

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  • Maintaining your Bike

    Posted in on 31st July 2018.

    Maintaining your bike can require some effort and manpower, but lucky for you it requires no skill. Buy the right equipment and you can maintain your bike yourself. This means saving on money all year round, as well as extending the life of your bike. Cleaning Products Cleaning products are the first essential you will need, this helps your bike ride better as well as last longer. Investing in some good products such as degreasers, water repell...

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