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How to go Tubeless

How to go Tubeless

Here is our easy guide to help with setting up your Tubeless tyres. Setting your wheels up as tubeless requires some tubeless-specific parts and tools. Tubeless tyre sealant, Tubeless valves, Tubeless rim tape (You need to choose tape that is within 2mm either side of your internal rim width.) Tubeless-ready tyres, Valve core removal tool, Tyre levers and a Track pump.

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Winter Cycling

Winter Cycling

Cycling in winter can be daunting idea, even for those of us who have ridden in the colder months many times before. Although we all would all rather be riding in warm weather, there’s still a lot of enjoyment to be had from winter riding and getting out in the fresh air. So here are some key points to consider when winter of cycling.

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Wahoo Elemnt Rival Multisport GPS Watch

Wahoo Elemnt Rival Multisport GPS Watch

The Elemnt Rival is powered by proven Elemnt technology, the Rival radically simplifies the way you interact with a sport watch to deliver a seamless performance advantage.

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Tern Folding Bikes

Tern Folding Bikes

Tern Cycles are named after a small, lightweight bird that mates for life and holds the world record for the longest migration.

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Keeping Fit During Winter

Keeping Fit During Winter

How to keep fit on your bike during the winter

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North West Cycle Clubs

North West Cycle Clubs

If you're looking to up your game, then maybe joining a Cycling Club is the next step for you...

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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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