The Cycling Bug beginner guide to anatomy of a bike

The Cycling Bug beginner guide to anatomy of a bike

Never again do you have to be flummoxed in a bike shop when the assistant says your down tube needs replacing, and it’s going to cost a fortune.

Check out The Cycling Bug’s guide to the anatomy of a bike below and share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.

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• Fork - holds the front wheel and pivots in the headset when steering

• Chainring - toothed rings that directly connect to the crank

• Crank - connects the pedals to the chainring

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Hi looking at getting SARACEN TENET 3 Lightweight Aluminium Road Bike.is it any good only using it for work and home so not too serious.

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Good introduction to the basics.

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Much better than calling everything "That thingy, you know the thing that does that"

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