Disc and rim brakes are the most common types of braking mechanisms for bicycles.
We also have numerous guides on how to look after your brakes and troubleshoot braking issues that plague bike brakes from time to time.
The parts of a bike that drive you along (with some help from your legs of course!).
The terminology, specifications and sizes of these components can be quite confusing for beginner cyclists. We break it all down so you don't have to work it all out for yourself.
A lot of beginner cyclists prefer the ease of using flat pedals.
For cyclists who want to transfer as much power as possible into the bike with greater efficiency, there's the option to ride with clipless/clip-in pedals and cleats.
Should you ride with slicks or treaded tires? Do you need inner tubes or go without and use the tubeless option? What size wheel is best and should you use alloy or carbon?
Our guides will help you choose the right hardware.