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The Handbuilt Bicycle Show 2015

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The Handbuilt Bicycle show presents the work some of the UK’s (and world’s) best custom bicycle frame builders, and plays host to some of the best component manufacturers from around the globe. It’s a festival of bicycle fanaticism and, if … Continue reading

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20 Problems for Modern Mountain Bikers

1. You can’t fix your brakes because you’ve forgotten to pack a syringe. 2. You have to wait at the end of every descent because one of your group is still riding 26″. 3. You’ve just stolen an awesome KOM … Continue reading

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Shop Ride: Cader Idris.

One of the best things about working in a bike shop is being able to blow off the cobwebs after work with the guys you work with. One of the best things about working in a bike shop in North … Continue reading

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On learning to ride.

I can clearly remember learning to ride a bike: I first pedalled unaided in a small park in a small town in the midlands when I was about 4 or 5 years old. I might not be able to recall … Continue reading

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ZipTyre – THE answer to the 26″/29er wheel size debate!

There has been much controversy and plenty of debate over the last weeks and months over the varying wheel sizes available in the sport of mountain biking. Once upon a time everywhere you looked there was standardisation: everyone was riding … Continue reading

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Time > Money

I get paid about £10 an hour. (Bike trade!) That’s £2.50 for every 15 minutes. This morning I got up 15 minutes early, which meant that by the time I’d climbed the Bwlch I had enough spare time to face … Continue reading

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New Course Dates for Spring 2012

I’ve added several new dates for MTB skills coaching and bike maintenance courses for March and April 2012 -check out the calendar for full details. As per last summer I’ll be running some basic skills short courses on Saturday evenings … Continue reading

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Resting.

I’ve been off the bike for too long. A bad cold followed by a week away snowboarding, swiftly followed by a heavy bout of flu has left the bike(s) festering in the shed. That said, the forced absence from the … Continue reading

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Christmas Present Panic?

If you’ve missed the post and you’re still stuck for a Christmas present for that special person, why not consider a Wheelism MTB Skills Coaching Gift Voucher? The vouchers can be for any of our courses (MTB Skills, bike maintenance, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Wheelism blog.

Well, it’s been a while. Almost 2 years since that last puncture. But now the inner tube is finally fixed, the tyres have been re-knobbled, and we’re back riding through the bogs and blogs. So, clip into your pedals and … Continue reading

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