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How To Choose The Right Bike For You?

Since the earliest days of cycling, bikes have been a popular method of transportation. Bikes were originally invented as an alternative to horses and carriages, with the intention that they would be used for recreation. Since then, bicycles have gone through many stages in their development and how people use them for various purposes, including…

Everything you Need to Know About Bearings

Have you ever wondered what bearings are and how they could be relevant to your own needs? If this is something you have considered, our expert team is on hand today to give you more information about everything you need to know about bearings! From answering the question of “what are bearings” to helping you…

Riding a Bike

Ceramic Vs Steel Headset Bearings

Ever wondered what the difference is between ceramic and steel headset bearings? One might think that they are interchangeable but in reality, there are many differences. Steel bearings offer excellent durability compared to their ceramic counterparts. Both types of bearing will need to be replaced eventually, but it will take longer for a steel bearing…

Autumn Bike

Autumn Must Haves For Your Bike

5 Essentials For Autumn Cycling If you’re new to cycling or are looking to refresh your memory on Autumn cycling, our pros here at Aire Velo Bearings are here to share some tips. The safety and wellbeing of all cyclists are paramount throughout all seasons, but especially in the autumn and winter months as the…

A Guide to How to Measure Headset Bearings

How to Measure Headset Bearings The sealed headset bearings are the most important part of a bike’s steering system. The function of these bearings is to keep the handlebars and fork straight while transferring the torque from the front wheel to the frame, which in turn transfers it to the rear wheel. If your seals…

How to Maintain and Repair Your Bike’s Headset

Repairing and Maintaining your Bike’s Headset  The headset is the most crucial piece of any bike and the one that you should probably pay the most attention to. It attaches your handlebars to your fork, so if it’s not working properly, everything else will be out of alignment too. This guide will help you maintain…

Loose Headset Bearings: How to Adjust Them

Is your bike not running properly? Maybe it’s a poorly set-up headset, not only is this annoying for a rider but it can also be very dangerous. At Aire Velo Bearings, we take a look at how to readjust your headset, making sure it’s back in proper working condition. There are a range of headset…

A Guide To Buying Bike Headset Bearings

A headset bearing is a set of bearings that permit the steerer tube of the forks to rotate smoothly on your bike. Headsets will become less smooth as the bearings wear down or if they are exposed to mud, water and grit. Stiff and loose headsets will stop your bike from performing and all of…

The Bike Headset Guide

When it comes to bicycle headsets, they tend to be overlooked on many bikes, the bike headset actually provides an essential function. They will be used every day, it is the part that lets you steer your bike and will also hold the fork in place. What does a headset do? The headset is the…

Bottom Brackets – Everything You Need to Know

When it comes to your bottom brackets, they are the hollow part at the bottom of your bike frame, they fit into your bike’s cranks and are what helps you to pedal. There’s an axle which will turn the bearings – the bearings on the right hand, the drive side and the left hand of…