Summer is here! For some, that’s a relief, but for others, it’s a challenge. And we dare say that most cyclists fit into the latter category. Cycling in hot weather is hard work, but it is also very rewarding. More importantly, summer is a pretty long affair here in Queensland. So we don’t exactly have the luxury of taking a break from cycling altogether. That’s why we have put together a list of our best tips for cycling in hot weather.
Whether you’ve got a trusty old mountain bike or a state of the art road bike, it’s going to need a service at some point. So why not give a DIY bike service a go? DIY bike services are actually one of the best ways to keep your bike in good condition. That’s important for so many reasons too; it will keep your bike safe on the road and it will reduce the likelihood of costly repairs in the future. So get in there and try a DIY bike service. If you haven’t done it before, read on for our top tips!
Do you want to improve your fitness? Do you want to have a great time doing it? These are just two of the benefits that group cycling has to offer! But group cycling is like a team sport, and you wouldn’t jump onto a soccer team before you knew the rules! So take some time get up to speed on group cycling rules. They can help you ride like a pro and stay safe. The best part: they are as simple as rules come!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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