Shimano manufactures a wide selection of groupsets to accommodate commuters, road, gravel, and mountain bikers. So what makes up a complete groupset? A groupset consists of the following components: crankset, bottom bracket, brake levers/shift levers, front and rear derailleur, cassette, chain, and brakes.read more
One of the most common questions by many casual cyclists is, “What’s the difference between a hybrid bike and a road bike?”
They may look similar as both have almost the same shapes and sizes for tires, substantial amount of gears for both front and rear. However, there are a number of differences between these two.read more
Does an Internal Geared Hub (IGH) ring a bell to you? The IGH is a system that uses planetary gears that are housed within the rear hub as opposed to a derailleur. Over the last few decades, IGH technology has progressed vastly in terms of gear range and performance. They even have a couple of winning edge over derailleurs which we will cover in this articleread more
Tour de France, also known as “La Grande Boucle” is one of the major cycling competitions that attract the greatest cyclists from around the world. But how did it all start? What is the purpose of the yellow jersey? What is the difference between a polka dot and a yellow jersey?read more
Cadence refers to the pedal revolutions per minute (RPMs), the rate at which a cyclist pedal. Mastering your cycling cadence will improve your cycling experience drastically – allowing you to cycle more efficiently. Read more to learn all about cycling cadence.read more
In this article, we will be sharing with you what are the essential tools to carry, be it a short or long ride as these items will keep you safe, confident, comfortable and ready for any minor misfortune during the ride.read more
More individuals are working from home as a result of the current pandemic, and cycling outside in Singapore is not always practical due to the unpredictable weather.
Indoor cycling has thus become a great alternative for those who wish to cycle even when the weather is bad, and it is becoming increasingly popular these days.
In Singapore’s heat and traffic, cycling after dark has become a popular group activity amongst cyclists. With the right safety precautions, night cycling can be an exhilarating experience to see another side of Singapore without the blazing heat and heavy traffic. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced cyclists, here are 4 tips to keep in mind.read more
MTB handlebars come in various shapes and sizes, and selecting the right bar for your riding style can really provide optimum control and comfort. We hope this article will help you to identify the ideal handlebar fitting aspects and how they can make your ride enjoyable.read more
If you’re a novice cyclist, pay attention to your riding posture. Wrong riding posture can take a toll on your body, causing a variety of cycling-related injuries. Here are some common injuries and how you can prevent them!read more
A perfect handlebar can have a big impact on your riding performance. Apart from the saddle and pedals, the handlebar is one of the main contact points and essential as it also controls your manoeuvrability and how the bike handles.read more
Are you feeling numbness and discomfort with your existing saddle?
Here are the steps that provide you with more information on how to choose the right saddle!read more
Are you trying to figure out a new hobby that gets you moving and provides a valuable addition to your healthy lifestyle?
Here are the reasons why cycling should be your next new hobby!read more
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Electronic groupsets have become more popular and some cyclists may start to consider upgrading their road bikes to the electronic over a standard mechanical groupset.
So, in this article, we will look into the differences between electronic and mechanical groups.read more
When you are getting into cycling, it is always good to know which type of cycling shoes you should invest in as your feet are one of the most important contact points on your bike.
So in this article, we will be sharing with you the specific cycling shoes that are right for your needs.read more
Celebrating our Centennial Anniversary, Shimano will reach its 100th year this March.
Take a look at a few milestones in Shimano’s history.read more
After a long ride, it may be tempting to chuck your bike aside until the next ride; we assure you that a clean bike is more efficient and enjoyable.
Here’s how to clean your bike in 4 steps!read more
If you are new to cycling and are wondering what are the necessary items to bring along with you for your adventure?!
No worries! Here, we have came out with 6 things that you should consider bringing for your rides.read more
Shimano’s clipless pedals have been widely seen across cyclists of various disciplines. Clipless pedals are great for increasing your pedalling efficiency as they securely hold your feet to the pedals better than a flat pedal.
So what’s the difference between SPD and SPD-SL? In today’s article, we will discuss the difference and advantages.read more
It would be difficult to fathom a world without bicycles. People around the world use it and if you are reading this, you have most likely ridden one at some point too.
Here are the 4 most influential bicycles through history you should know.read more