Bike maintenance: pre-ride bike check

It is important to check your bike everytime you ride, not only to save you the hassle when something goes wrong away from home, but for your safety too...

Easy as ABC bike checks

Easy as ABC bike checks

It’s worth getting into the habit of going through our ABC of pre-ride checks, even if your bike was in good condition when you last rode it.

These two-minute checks can help to prevent unwanted dramas or incidents that could delay you or cause an unexpected early end to your ride, be it group training, your daily commute or a ride with the kids.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.