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The Latest Trends in Bike Technology

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The Latest Trends in Bike Technology

The relatively unassuming bike has remained largely unchanged for a long time. With the exception of some slight modifications, the basic design of most bikes hasn’t changed in a decade or more. But that is no longer the case. In the last year alone we have seen more changes than in many previous years combined. Bikes, like almost everything else, are not immune to the influences of technology. But what is the result of this? The result is some seriously advanced bikes that making performance accessible in areas never before thought possible. Bike technology is marching forward and we love it!

7 Reasons to Take up Cycling Right Now!

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7 Reasons to Take up Cycling Right Now!

Cycling is one of the most popular sports around. There are many good reasons why this is the case. Cycling is a great way to exercise, commute or simply see the sights of your neighbourhood. But, you might think, why not just go for a run? Sure, running is something that everyone can do and you don’t need anything to get started. However, running lacks many of cycling’s distinct advantages. Furthermore, running heightens your risk of injury. To consolidate the advantages of cycling, we have developed a list of seven reasons why you should take up cycling now.

5 Signs your Bike Needs a Service

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5 Signs your Bike Needs a Service

With relatively few moving parts, a sturdy frame and little weight, bikes are among the most reliable methods of transport. Unlike cars, which are complex and require frequent servicing, bikes are easy to maintain. However, this does not mean that your bike will never need a service. Quite the opposite in fact; you should be getting your bike serviced at least once a year. But there is still a great advantage to your bike’s simplicity: you can easily tell when it needs a service. To help you identify when your bike needs a service, we have created this list of five signs that your bike needs a service.

A Guide To Choosing A Road Bike

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A Guide to Choosing a Road Bike

As cycling increases in popularity, more and more people across Brisbane are in the market for a road bike. Road bikes are a specific type of bike designed to travel long distances at speed. When it comes to choosing a road bike, there are a few specific things that you should take into account. Choosing any bike requires careful thought, but the exact things you need to consider differ from bike to bike.

5 Bike Safety Tips that you Need to Know

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5 Bike Safety Tips That you Need to Know

Cycling is a fantastic sport that is available to almost everyone. Increasingly, Brisbane roads are becoming better suited to cycling, and more bike paths are emerging across the city each year. Better driver education is also contributing to a safer riding environment for everyone. However, as a cyclist, it is important that you look out for your safety too. There are some things you can do to secure your own safety when you hit the road. To help you out, we have compiled a list of the five most important bike safety tips.

Old Hendren Race Bike comes Home to Hoffy Cycles :-)

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A customer who owned this Gem walked into the Iconic Hoffy Cycles and asked if the shop would like it. It came in as a frame and a bag of old parts , we are happy to say that with a bit of a in house resto effort, the old beast looks awesome again!  It will be hanging up on the wall soon # great history # a beautiful old thing

7 Expert Tips on Choosing a Mountain Bike

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Expert Tips on Choosing a Mountain Bike

Mountain biking is a fantastic hobby and a great way to get fit and see the natural environment around you. When it comes to the more extreme trails, however, you are going to need a bike that is up to the challenge. This means that making the right selection is paramount. The bike you choose should be well suited to the type of riding you most enjoy. To help you make the best choice, the experts at Hoffy Cycles have compiled a list of seven tips for choosing a mountain bike.

Tips For Choosing the Right Bike Frame Material

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Tips For Choosing the Right Bike Frame Material

Choosing a bike can be difficult without a great deal of experience. There are a lot of things to consider when you make your selection. That is why we have compiled a brief guide with tips on how to choose the right bike frame material. Of course, this is no substitute for the advice of your local cycling expert. It is always a good idea to ask for advice from the bike shop when you are looking to purchase a new bike. With this in mind, however, we have listed a few tips below.

5 Hidden Brisbane Bike Trails That You Need To See Today!

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5 Hidden Brisbane Bike Trails That You Need to See Today!

Brisbane is home to some of Queensland’s most diverse and historical scenery. The area seamlessly combines natural beauty with enduring remnants of our interesting past. Increasingly, Brisbane residents are turning to cycling as a means of seeing what this fantastic area has to offer. Cycling is a great hobby for everyone. People of varying ages, fitness levels and interests can all enjoy the many benefits of going for a ride. Not only will you get fit, but you will also see things throughout this great city that simply cannot be seen from a car. Hoffy Cycles share with you below 5 hidden Brisbane bike trails that you need to explore!

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Cycling

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7 Amazing Health Benefits of Cycling

Would you like to save money on transport costs, while getting fit and enjoying yourself? Why not consider cycling? Cycling is a sport that engages more Australians than perhaps any other. Increasingly, Australians are hanging up the car keys and donning a bike helmet instead. There are many reasons for this, including traffic, a reduced carbon footprint and even pure enjoyment.