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Learn more about the following bike gear categories, for a better cycling experience


Looking for accessories for your bicycle?

There are well-known bits and pieces that can be added to your bike, like lights, on the bike bags and cargo racks to hold them.

Then there's the items that the rider often carries, like cycling backpacks, bike locks and computers.

We have guides on how to use these accessories and offer our recommendations to the right ones for you to use.

Bike Racks for Cars

Looking to take your bike with you on a road trip or a day away from home so you can explore somewhere new by bike?

Check out our guides to car bike racks so you can work out what the best racks are for you and your family.


What you wear while cycling is important. You need to right apparel for the ride. Waterproof for the wet, breathable for the warm and thermal for the cold.

Read our bicycle clothing articles to learn more about what to wear and when, including:


Here we talk about the parts that make everything run smoothly: the bike components.

It's possible to modify any part of a bike to your like, whether that be an upgrade to make it lighter, tougher or more comfortable. Sections include:


Aside from storing your bike neatly out of the way, you'll want to keep your bike safe from opportunistic thieves and from the weather elements.

Here we look at bike storage solutions for around the home, using racks, hoists and other very clever space-saving solutions.

Trekz Air Bone Conducting Headphones

Best Headphones For Cycling

The debate around using headphones whilst cycling can be…noisy.  On one side there are those that would argue that cycling with headphones dulls the sense of your surroundings and is…

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Shimano Sora vs Tiagra Groupsets

The best groupset is the one you don’t even think about when out cycling. You ask it to shift gears and it shifts. You ask it to brake and it…

Road Bike Caliper brakes with pads

Best Road Bike Brake Pads

Brakes squealing? On the receiving end of cursed looks from your fellow road cyclists? Pulling on the brakes and you’re not stopping just as well as you’d like anymore? It’s…