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Should I choose a Road bike or Hybrid?

Should I choose a Road bike or Hybrid?

 Whether you want to  commute to work, get fit or just explore the countryside on longer rides choosing the bike best suited to you and your needs can be a tricky task.

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Review on Fat bikes

Review on Fat bikes

So what was a niche underground product has sprung forward into the main stream with  quite a few big bike brands introducing them into their line ups.

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Top Ten cycle cafés in the North West

Top Ten cycle cafés in the North West

At Formby Cycles, we are totally passionate about getting out and about on our bikes. But we also love being able to chill out with a drink and something to eat at one of our favourite cycle cafés. Here are some of our top picks to try for yourself: 

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Bike Maintenance. What you need to know.

Bike Maintenance. What you need to know.

Basic cleaning of the bike will keep your bike looking good  but will encourage you to check over the frame and components for damage.

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An Experts Guide To Buying Your First Electric Bike

An Experts Guide To Buying Your First Electric Bike

You ride an electric bike in exactly the same way as you would a pedal bike, but with an electric bike when you pedal, the motor kicks in to help you. 

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Hardtail and Full Suspension Mountain Bikes

Hardtail and Full Suspension Mountain Bikes

There is one fundamental difference between a full suspension mountain bike and a hardtail mountain bike - a hardtail mountain bike will only feature a suspension fork on the front of the bike,

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Benefits of E-Bikes

Benefits of E-Bikes

Electric bikes are simply bicycles with a battery at the back or on the downtube , however many cyclists are put off by the idea of an electric bike. Because they are more expensive, promote less exercise and are heavier to handle when the motor is off.

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