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New Bike Set-Up Instructions

New Bike Set-Up Instructions

After taking delivery of your fully-built bike from Tredz, follow these quick & easy steps and you'll be ready to ride in no time.

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Latest Guide

Checking your bike is safe before you ride

The M Check: Make sure your bike is safe to ride

The M-check is a simple way to make sure that all the parts are working properly and our bike is safe before each ride.

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Changing the disc brake pads on an MTB

How To Index Your Gears

After riding your new bike for a while, you might notice that your gears don’t work as smoothly as they did when you first bought it, in this guide we show you how to fix this.

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Changing the disc brake pads on an MTB

How To Change Your Disc Brake Pads

We show you when to know and how to change your bike's disc brake pads in our quick video and step-by-step guide.

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Pouring sealant into tubeless tyre

How To Convert To Tubeless

We show you how to quickly and confidently convert your MTB to tubeless and bring a list of advantages to your mountain bike.

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Pumping rear suspension shock

How To Set Suspension Sag

Setting up the suspension for your MTB will significantly change how the bike feels, so it’s worth taking the time to get it right.

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How To Fix a Puncture

How To Fix a Puncture

A vital skill for all cyclists, fixing a puncture is both easy and is something that will come in handy to keep you riding.

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Female cyclists adjusting saddle

Saddle setup in 5 easy steps

Setting your saddle to the correct height is a small, yet important part of bike setup making for a much more enjoyable ride.

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Bike Light Comparison

Bike Light Comparison

We've braved the cold Autumn air to put together this helpful lights comparison guide. You can see how bright each light is and compare key information between products.

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How to lubricate your chain

How To Lubricate Your Chain

To keep your bike quiet and in good order, it's important to lube the chain. Do it as often as needed, but once a week after cleaning is a good place to start.

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How to get the right tyre pressure

How To Get The Right Tyre Pressure

Running tyres at too high a pressure can be uncomfortable to ride, while too low is inefficient and can increase the chance of getting a puncture.

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Bike Cleaning

Bike Cleaning Guide

Not only does it look nasty and make cycling more difficult, all that muck and grime can also wear and rust your valuable components.

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How To Attach/Remove Your Pedals

How To Attach & Remove Your Pedals

Attaching and removing your bike's pedals might seem a simple task, but without the right size tools and a bit of know-how, it can sometimes be difficult.

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How to do up QR skewers securely

How To Do Up QR Skewers Securely

Accidentally over-tightening QR levers so you can't undo them again is a very common rookie error. Learn how to firmly secure them without getting them stuck.

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Commuting By Bike

Commuting By Bike

It's time to ditch the car and ride to work instead. You'll be fitter, less stressed and you'll probably get there faster too.

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Winter Cycling Guide

Winter Cycling Tips

With crisp morning air, the scrunch of leaves beneath tyres and lure of a steaming coffee post-ride, it's well worth bracing the elements.

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Summer Cycling Guide

Summer Cycling Tips

The days are longer, the evenings are warm and the roads are dry - there's no better time to be on a bike than in the Summer.

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Cycling food and drink

Cycling Food And Drink Guide

Energy and recovery products will start you off full of energy, give an extra boost mid-ride and help your body recover afterwards.

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Cycling with children

Cycling With Children Guide

Cycling with children is fun, teaches them confidence and road safety and gets the whole family benefiting from exercise, fresh air and spending time together.

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Cycle Training: 10 Tips

Cycle Training: 10 Tips

Get fit for your next charity ride or first-ace with these 10 essential training tips from our Team Tredz athletes.

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Invest in the best kids bikes

Invest in the best Kids bike

A good kids bike will keep them in the saddle for longer and develop a love of cycling for life. We’ll show you what to look for and why you should spend a little extra if you can.

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Learning to ride a bike

How To Teach Children to Cycle

Like the bicycle itself, the way we learn to ride a bike has changed over the years. Teaching children to cycle has never been easier with kids’ bikes that are specifically designed for children of every age.

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