Keep your bike running smoothly with our selection of maintenance articles and ‘how to’ guides, updated regularly.

paris-roubaix saddle height measure

Setting the right saddle height: 1. Measure your inside leg 2. Simulate your saddle contact point off the bike using a ruler or spirit level 3. Mark this point and…

Headsets can be a pain to adjust and can completely change how your bike feels and handles. Too tight and you feel like you're fighting your bike, too loose and…

Before you step into that hard-earned hot shower, spare a thought for your bike. We’ve uncovered seven of the best bike cleaning kits to keep your steed clean, well oiled…

Anyone can learn the basics of maintaining a bike. The simplest thing is to keep it clean – doing this can extend the life of parts like the chain, cassette…

Having your chain come off mid-ride is a bit of a nuisance, and getting it back on, for the fingers of clumsy folk, can be a fairly hairy procedure. Here’s…

Knowledge is power, a wise old cyclist once said. So when it comes to swotting up on first class fettling and learning your ferrules from your freewheels, we've found seven…