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  • What size bike do I need? If you’re in the market for a new bike, knowing what size bike you need will probably help you narrow down your search. After all, bikes come in all shapes and sizes, and the right one for you depends on your body type, cycling uses and personal preference. In this article, we’ll help you figure…
  • Find the right size mountain bike If you’re looking for a new mountain bike, or want to upgrade your ride, getting the size right is vitally important. You’ll want a bike that feels comfortable, responsive and safe to ride. If you want your rides to be fast, fun and safe, then read on! Mountain bike size chart If you’ve…
  • What warranty do I have on my bike? This warranty applies to all own-brand bikes purchased from the 1st January 2018. For bikes purchased before this date please refer to your manual. Here at Halfords, we take pride in the bikes we design, build and sell and are happy that all of our bikes are of the highest quality. That's why we offer…
  • How to find the right size road bike Few things are more exciting than buying a new road bike! However, if you don’t buy the right size, you’ll quickly find your new bike uncomfortable, and riding a bike that’s too big or small can cause injuries. This is why getting the right size bike and setting it up correctly should be your main…
  • Find your perfect e-bike with a free trial Investing in an e-bike isn't a decision that is taken lightly, but Halfords is here to help with our free e-bike trial. You can test out an e-bike for up to six hours so that you can see if electric is the way forward for you. Not only is an e-bike better for the environment, but it can also…
  • Can I test ride a bike before buying? E-bikes We are pleased to offer test rides on electric bikes. With our free electric bike trial, you can test out an electric bike for up to 6 hours, and we offer nationwide store coverage. Click here to book your test ride at your local store now, and here to read more about our trial T&Cs.  Please…
  • How to build an adult bike What you’ll need Before you get started, make sure you’ve got all the right tools. You will need: Small Phillips and flat-head screwdrivers Bike grease Allen keys Wire cutters Spanners and sockets 9-15mm Torque wrench with 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, and 8mm Allen key bits. Please note: Some torque settings…
  • Cycleplan bike insurance Cyclists are not legally required to have insurance. However, if you want to ensure that your bike is covered against theft and accidental damage, both at home and when you’re out and about, having specialist bike insurance is essential.​ How much is bike insurance?​ The cost of cycling insurance…
  • What to do if you're between bike sizes When choosing a new bike, some riders will find themselves caught between frame sizes. You have to choose between a larger frame and a smaller one, but which one do you go for? Getting the right size bike is a combination of fit and feel. Ultimately the decision should be on how comfortable and confident…
  • Kids Bike Size Buying a bike that's the right size is essential. A bike that fits properly will be comfortable, give confidence and make everyday cycling safer. We recommend that every rider visits a Halfords store where one of our in-store experts can help find the correct-sized bike. If you're not able to visit a…