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Guides & Reviews

Bike Guides & Tips For All Riders

Welcome to the Tredz Guides and Reviews page. Here you’ll find our latest reviews of the best cycling products, helpful buyers guides and highlighted products. We review the latest bikes and accessories, handpick our favourites. There is a range of buyers guides to help you make the right choice.


Giant Reign 2019 range

Giant Reign 2019

The 2019 Reign does not disappoint. The bike now has better all-round ability than ever before, featuring SRAM eagle 12-speed groupsets on all but one model, and a lighter, stiffer Carbon fibre rocker.

Read Review | 19th Sep 2018

Clipless Road Pedals Guide

Clipless Road Pedals Guide

Considered essential for road riding and events. Offering better support for improved efficiency, clipless road pedals feature a larger SPD-SL style cleat that is attached to your shoe.

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Flat Pedal Guide

Flat Pedal Guide

Also known as flat pedals, designed for MTB and BMX riding. Platform pedals offer great foot support. They come in different shapes and sizes some with a more concave shape to suit rider preference.

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Clipless MTB Pedal Guide

Clipless MTB Pedal Guide

Designed for MTB these pedals will keep your foot in place over rough ground. Attached to your shoe the small SPD style cleat fixes with two bolts. SPD stands for Shimano Pedalling Dynamics.

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Rear Lights Buying Guide

Rear Lights Buying Guide

Front lights can reach up to and above 1000 Lumens. Multiple rear lights are the best way to be seen from behind. With one attached to the seatpost it can be good to have another on the chainstay, backpack or helmet.

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Scott Ransom Mountain Bike 2019

Scott Ransom 2019

The Ransom slots right into the range as the Enduro race bike to replace the Genius LT MTB. In this first look Scott Ransom review we look at all the models in the range. Scott full suspension MTB allow you to easily swap between wheels.

Read Review | 4th September 2018

Best MTB Clipless Pedals

Best MTB Clipless Pedals

Designed for MTBs these clipless pedals will keep your foot in place. Attached to your shoe the small SPD style cleat fixes with two bolts. Pedals that use the two-bolt cleat system are commonly called SPD (Shimano Pedalling Dynamics), Shimano being the primary brand for this system.

Read More | 30th August 2018

Mondraker Dune 2019

Mondraker Dune 2019

The Dune is Mondraker’s dedicated Enduro mountain bike and features 170mm of suspension travel front rear. Mondraker actually class this as a Super Enduro bike as it is at the long travel end of the Enduro category when compared to its Trail / Enduro sibling, the Foxy.

Read Review | 15th August 2018

Mondraker Foxy 2019

Mondraker Foxy 2019

A long travel trail mountain bike, the Mondraker Foxy straddles the line between Trail and Enduro. The Foxy combines 150mm rear wheel suspension travel with a hard-hitting component spec. 

Read Review | 7th August 2018

Specialized Crux cyclocross 2019

Specialized Crux cyclocross Bike 2019

Specialized’s CruX is already a well-established cyclocross race bike with world championship winning pedigree.  A thoroughbred racer with aggressive angles.

Read Review | 3rd August 2018