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    Pedal into the world of bikes with the buycycle blog – your ultimate online hub for all things cycling! Whether you're a beginner cyclist looking for tips on choosing the perfect bike, or a seasoned enthusiast wanting to stay updated on the latest trends, our blog has you covered. Join us for engaging articles, practical advice, and a vibrant cycling community.

    Bike touring gear essentials: our ultimate bike touring gear list
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    Bike touring gear essentials: our ultimate bike touring gear list

    For the best adventures, you need the right bike touring gear. It will keep you comfortable, help you repair your bike, and help you cook meals. However, it can be difficult to know what to take and what to use. In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know, from the correct kit you need to take to places where you might want to invest a little bit more money. Bike touring gear list essentials! Now, the exciting part! Let’s discuss the bike touring essentials you need for your

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    Top five family-friendly cycling destinations in the US
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    Top five family-friendly cycling destinations in the US

    With spring break over and summer already fast approaching, it is safe to say that many of us are already planning our next vacation – and if you and your family are cycling aficionados, that no doubt means going on an exciting family bike holiday filled with fantastic sights and scenery from America’s most beautiful states!  But given just how big America is, that leaves you with quite a lot of choices when it comes to potential cycling destinations, especially if you want to take your famil

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    Where to sleep while bikepacking: how to choose the right shelter!
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    Where to sleep while bikepacking: how to choose the right shelter!

    Where to sleep while bikepacking? That is an important question. Bikepacking comes with many different challenges, and two of the questions we get asked the most are, “Where to sleep while bikepacking?” and “What bikepacking shelter do you recommend?”  Sleeping while bikepacking can be a unique experience that takes some getting used to. In this article, we will teach you everything you need to know by discussing where to sleep, different bikepacking sleeping system options, and much more.  T

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    How to choose a mountain bike? Discover our mountain bike buying guide
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    How to choose a mountain bike? Discover our mountain bike buying guide

    What to consider to choose a mountain bike? In search of that feeling of freedom or rush of adrenalin that only a mountain bike can offer, but do not quite know how to choose a mountain bike? We are here to help with our mountain bike buying guide that allows you to uncover your dream mountain bike that is perfectly designed for you.  See mountain bikes on buycycle Mountain bike buying guide: the basics on choosing What do you want to do with your mountain bike? The easiest way to figure o

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    What is a touring bike?
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    What is a touring bike?

    A touring bike is your best ally for a cycling travel. Touring bikes are unique. Although they may look like other types of bikes, they differ in many ways. Yes, when it comes to bike touring, there are many different bikes available for you to buy. But one type that has been around for a very long time is the touring bike and that will never let you down is a touring bike. But what is exactly a touring bike? In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about gravel touring bike

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    Top 5 best gravel bikes for bikepacking in 2024
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    Top 5 best gravel bikes for bikepacking in 2024

    Best gravel bikes for bikepacking in 2024 * The best value for money: Triban GRVL 520 - SRAM APEX 1 * A classic: Grizl CF SL 8 1by * A gravel bikepacking dream: Ridley Kanzo Adventure * The clever carbon option: Giant Revolt Advanced Pro 1 🚲Have a look at our comprehensive guides on how to choose a gravel bike and how to choose a bike for bikepacking. The best value for money: Triban GRVL 520 - SRAM APEX 1 First up on our list and the more budget friendly opti

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    How to choose a bike for bikepacking?
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    How to choose a bike for bikepacking?

    While preparing for your next adventure, you might ask yourself, "What kind of bike is best for bikepacking?" Trust us, it is a relevant question because having the right bikepacking bike is crucial. This article will tell you everything you need to know when it comes to how to choose a bike for bikepacking. We will discuss bikes, the trips you plan to go on, and much more. Why do you need the right bike for bikepacking? A good bikepacking bike makes a whole difference The bike makes such a

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    The ultimate bikepacking gear list - What to bring on your next bikepacking adventure
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    The ultimate bikepacking gear list - What to bring on your next bikepacking adventure

    Ultimate bikepacking gear list * 1. A reliable and comfortable bike * 2. A comprehensive repair kit * 3. The right bags * 4. A light shelter and sleeping equipment * 5. Cyclist clothing and different layers * 6. The minimum electronics * 7. Enough food and drinks * 8. A safety and first aid kit * 9. Some basic hygiene items * 10. Rain gear (depending on the destination)

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    How to start bikepacking? Our beginners guide to bikepacking
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    How to start bikepacking? Our beginners guide to bikepacking

    How to start bikepacking? * 1. Ask yourself the right questions * 2. Get the must-have gear * 3. Choose the right route to start with * 4. Have FUN!

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    What is a gravel bike?
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    What is a gravel bike?

    When you start getting into cycling, you quickly hear about gravel bikes. The truth is, you do not really understand what people are talking about. Let's admit it: it looks like a road bike, but it is not a road bike. Everyone says, "yeah, gravel bikes can handle anything, they're awesome." So, is it more like a mountain bike then? Ouch, it is easy to get confused. Do not worry, we will explain you what makes a gravel bike a gravel bike and nothing else, and why this type of bike has become so p

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    How to choose a gravel bike?
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    How to choose a gravel bike?

    Suppose you are considering purchasing a gravel bike. However, you are facing a vast market and often do not know where to begin. Do not panic, our gravel bike expert, Robbie, is here to assist you with his gravel bike buying guide. Firstly, you must ask yourself the right questions about your expectations and how you will use the bike. Then, consider which gravel bikes appeal to you. Do you have favorite brands, designs, or colors? Next, it is time to filter more pragmatically with questions a

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    The Do's and Don't's of Strava.
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    The Do's and Don't's of Strava.

    Get the most out of the platform. And remember to have fun while at it. Probably everyone who has some cycling knowledge will have heard of Strava. It's an athlete's instagram, it's a place to track your trainings, a place to connect, a place to find new community or a place to brag (pls don't tho). Some love it, some would never even consider stepping foot into the network. But, it can elevate the heck out of your workouts and your cycling, if you use it the right way. Nic (a certified Strava

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