Bikes'n boards

Print

Road Bikes

Written by Super User. Posted in Bikes

The term road bicycle is used to describe bicycles built for traveling at speed on paved roads. Some sources use the term to mean racing bicycle. Other sources specifically exclude racing bicycles from the definition, using the term to mean a bicycle of a similar style but built more for endurance and less the fast bursts of speed desired in a racing bicycle; as such, they usually have more gear combinations and fewer hi-tech racing features. Certain of these bicycles have been referred to as 'sportive' bicycles to distinguish them from racing bicycles

 

Compared to other styles of bicycle, road bicycles share common features:

 

  • The tyres are narrow, high-pressure, and smooth to decrease rolling resistence
  • They usually use derailleur gears; however, single speed and fixed-gear varieties exist.
  • The bicycle is of a lightweight construction.

 

We are the main dealership for Cannondale, Charge & GT Road Bikes.  If you click on any of the links below you will be taken to their websites for a browse.   

    cannondale-logocharge to use  gt-logo-330x138     

Print

Childrens Balance Bikes

Written by Lisa. Posted in Bikes

"We learn to crawl before we can walk so why expect children to ride a bike without having learnt how to balance? "

 A balance bicycle (balance bike, run bike) is a training bicycle that helps the rider learn balance and steering. It has no spinning pedals, no heavy crank set, no oily chain and no training wheels.

 The one skill that is needed to effectively learn to ride a two-wheel pedal bike is balance.   Children who use a balance bike for 20-30 minutes twice a week generally show the following  improvements:

        -Substantial improvements in both static and dynamic balance.
        -Substantial improvements in bilateral coordination.
        -Observable improvements in physical self-confidence.

 

We stock these stylish balance bikes that any child would love as their first bike

 

Mongoose Boy              Mongoose Girl