April 6, 2017

Connecting the pedals to the chain rings (to make the bike go!), cranks are one of the most overlooked components on a bike. They are usually a similar size across most bikes, despite the huge difference in leg lengths of cyclists. A 5ft and a 6ft cyclist should not be...

April 6, 2017

Bike seats come in all shapes and sizes. Additionally, there is also adjustability in tilt angle and how far forwards and backwards the seat rails attach to the seat post. Getting the seat position just right will make riding more comfortable, but can also be a great w...

April 6, 2017

Like most aspects of a good bike setup, seat height adjustment is a balancing act of compromising power and muscle optimisation, with risk of injury and overuse conditions. Excluding a heroic crash, most cycling injuries result from overuse of particular muscles/tendon...

June 5, 2016

My name is Ian Cuthbertson and I am an addict. It has been 4 days since my last bike ride because of the storms (and I am not happy). This is my tail of woe.
I grew up in a risk averse family and being the eldest child I was to be protected, and this meant no bike for...

March 5, 2016

It's the first of March. I thought I would provide a long post to distract us from the implementation of the Minimum Passing Distance "safety package". Here goes..


Back in the day, Mother Nature was playing around with some vortices, the repercussion of aerodynamics an...

October 23, 2015

Safety on a Group Ride. 


Bike riding is a simple and fun right? Jump on, pedal, have a chat with your mates, enjoy the wind in the hair. Until an 18 wheel juggernaut rolls past and then your realise "this is also very serious stuff". There area lot of things we can't c...

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CCBUG was formed in 2012 to promote the use of bicycles for transport and recreation, as a means to improve quality of life and protect the environment.

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