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We’re really pleased to introduce another new member of our team, Dieter, who joins us as bike mechanic and has an awesome cycle background. Read on to find out more! Tell us a bit about your background as a bike mechanic It’s included everything from working with World Cup and Olympic team riders to finding solutions for riders with disabilities to help them be able to ride the same as anyone else. I'm looking forward to increasing not only the quality of the services offered at Happy Days but also the variety! What have you been working on recently? I've...

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We’re delighted to welcome Jonny to the Happy Days team as our new bike shop manager. Jonny is joined by Charlie the Beagle, the new shop hound -  which means we have two new team members for the price of one!  We caught up with Jonny to find out a bit more about him What’s the best thing about joining Happy Days Cycles I’m looking forward being involved in a charity that happens to be a bike shop. Me and Charlie are also very happy to be walking to work, which is a first for me. What did you do...

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Mountain Bike Skills What do you do when the trail gets really rough?  Well, I know sometimes I wish it was a bit smoother or I might even go and find a smoother bit of track to have a little bit of a play on instead, but today we're going to be looking at a few tips, tricks and techniques on how you can smooth out the trail and make your life a little bit simpler and improve your mountain bike skills. Mountain Bike Skills | How To Smooth Out The Trail  Bike Setup Step One - Bike setup. We...

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6 Things To Know About Hardtail Mountain Bikes We all love hardtail mountain bikes!! They're what I started on when I was a nipper. There's something about the humble hardtail mountain bike that just lures you back in and that's exactly what we're going to be talking about today. I'm going to share with you some great things that you should know before buying and getting into the hardtail life.       Fast and Efficient If you're looking for fast and efficient riding then a hardtail could well be the one for you, everything from xc carbon race thoroughbred...

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 6 Benefits Of A 1x Drivetrain ConversionIf you're an amateur cyclist, bike packer, tourer, mountain biker, weekend warrior or pretty much anyone who rides a bike recreationally then one by might be for you and here is six reasons why - A 1x Drivetrain Conversion Easier Shiftingso my first point is probably more geared towards newer riders pardon the pun shifting with one by is easier you've only got one lever that you have to operate it's literally up or down you don't have to worry about chain line you don't have to worry about rubbing on the front mech and trimming...

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