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Uncle Bob's Convertible e-bike

E-bikes (electrically assisted bicycles), have been around for many years now and are ever so slowly gaining acceptance by Australian cyclists.
  • December 23, 2016
  • Bike Maintenance

Your Cycling Body

A good bike set up is essential to injury free cycling, according to Rosemary Gallagher from Gordon Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre."Ensuring your bike is a good fit for your body is absolutely vital so you need to get properly fitted from the start," Rosemary explains. "But even once you have the right kind of bike you need to be conscious of the interaction between your body and the bike".
  • September 18, 2015
  • Bike Maintenance

Uncle Bob's DIY Bike Box Wheels

Planning a trip interstate or overseas with your bike? Been 'umming' and 'ahing' as to how to package your bike for the plane trip? Too many proprietary bike cases to choose from or don't want the expense of another piece of kit to store that is rarely used? Well here's a simple solution to save you money and give you great flexibility.
  • July 1, 2015
  • Bike Maintenance

What can you do to make it easier to ride up hill?

Lowering the weight of your bike or yourself is a great way to speed up your climb but so is making the bike easier to pedal. A wise cyclist once told me "I may have a 28 but I don't have to use it".
  • January 1, 2015
  • Bike Maintenance