Having your bicycle regularly serviced by a professional bicycle mechanic at your local bike shop offers numerous benefits that contribute to your safety, bike performance, and overall riding experience.
Many people overlook the fact that a bike chain, like brake pads and tyres, are a consumable piece of equipment that needs regular maintenance and replacement over time. Good chain health is crucial to the smooth running of your bike and, when neglected, results in comments like “my gears keep slipping” or “there is a grinding noise […]
How many times have you woken up on the weekend, looked outside to a beautiful sunny day and asked the family, “What should we do today?” Have no fear because thanks to the hard work of the Gold Coast Mountain Bike Club, Gold Coast City Council, Nerang Trail Care Alliance and countless volunteers we have […]
Make no butts about it, being comfortable on your bike saddle is the biggest asset you can have. An uncomfortable saddle takes the joy out of riding and a big reason some people stop riding all together. Attempting to remedy this can be frustrating, just looking at a saddle won’t tell you if it’s going to […]
The holidays are coming and you just drew the office cyclist for your secret santa! Now it may seem the easy way out to just get him a fresh set of leg shaving accessories, but lets not get into an intense existential debate of tri-blade vs quad blade effectiveness. So what do you get the […]
Which is best?: Hardtail or Dual Suspension On the lookout for a mountain bike upgrade or perhaps just starting out and unsure how to spend your hard earned money? The question of whether to settle on a hardtail or go all out into the dual suspension world, although initially daunting, is actually quite simple. […]
New Supertips video is live. Chuck from our South Tweed location gives you some tips and tricks to setting up your full suspension mountain bike. All you need is your bike and a shock pump to get it done. Watch below.
So the 29er+ is starting to make it’s way from the weird and abnormal into main stream trail riding. Lots have been said about the drawbacks of big rubber but turns out there is NOTHING these big wheels can’t do. The limit is only the rider. Watch Pro Trek Factory rider Cam McCaul do just […]
In our latest Super Tips video, Chuck shows you the process for adjusting you bicycle’s headset. You will only need a few simple tools (4mm and 5mm Allen Keys). These can be found in most standard workshops or stop into one of our three Gold Coast locations to pick some up. Enjoy.
FACT: Driving to work is boring FACT: Riding a bike is fun It’s a simple equation really, but one often overlooked. The problem with driving to work, (or anywhere for that matter), is that it’s boring and you generally wish it was over. Then you get to work and you’re down and out before even […]