Category: Cycling

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Kona Unit vs Charge Cooker SS: which single speed 29er?

I’ve been in the market for a decent single speed 29er since the start of the year, and having looked at every option out there more than once, I’ve narrowed my search down to two bikes: the Kona Unit and the Charge Cooker SS (2015 models). If you’re reading this then I assume you’re facing…




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The best wireless portable speakers for extreme sports

Sitting on a chairlift, riding at the park, or chilling with your homies – all of these things are better with music. So we’ve pulled together 8 of the best wireless portable speakers to help you achieve acoustic bliss. Rugged, loud, stylish, and small enough to stash in your rucksack, these speakers have been chosen…




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5 cheap GoPro alternatives

GoPro didn’t get to where it is today by selling cheap action cameras, it go there selling the best action cameras. So if you’re looking for an action camera which performs at the same level as a GoPro, but for a fraction of the price, I’m afraid you’re going to be disappointed. The good news…




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15 unique gift ideas for cyclists

Buying a gift for a cyclist can be a bit of a nightmare, particularly if you’re not a cyclist yourself. Do you take on the challenge of researching and buying something technical, or go with a safe (but probably useless) off-the-shelf option? Both options have their pros and cons, so it’s probably best to pick…




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How to lock your bike up properly [video]

If you’ve ever had your bike stolen, you’ll know how god damn infuriating it is. Losing a bike hurts under any circumstance, but knowing that some thieving oik is out there riding it, or gleefully spending the money that they got for selling it really rubs salt into the wound. My bike was stolen a…




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Best 2014 single speed bikes for under £450

Single speed (SS) bikes have grown in popularity over the past few years, and when you consider the benefits it’s not hard to see why – they look cool as hell, they’re extremely low maintenance and they’re a lot of fun to ride. Because single speeds are relatively light in terms of components, they’re also…