Alex Dernie, Author at Swytch Bike

Articles by Alex Dernie

What is an eBike Conversion Kit and Do I Need One?
What is an eBike Conversion Kit and Do I Need One?

If you have been looking at eBikes online you’ve probably noticed how expensive they can be. Especially when you have a perfectly functional manual…

What Bike Checks Should I Make Before a Ride?
What Bike Checks Should I Make Before a Ride?

Before you head out on a bike ride, there are a number of checks you should make. These all amount to bike safety, in…

The 3 Best Action Cams for Filming Your Ride
The 3 Best Action Cams for Filming Your Ride

Action cams are big business, nowadays. They have a wide range of uses for cyclists; from security through to MTB trail filming. It seems…

What Type of Bike Lock Should I Buy?
What Type of Bike Lock Should I Buy?

Bike security is understandably high on every bicycle owner’s list of priorities. With this in mind, you may be left wondering which type of…

Best Cycling Helmets For Children
Best Cycling Helmets For Children

With more families heading out on bike rides than ever before, parents can find it a bit difficult to persuade little ones to wear…

Keeping Your Family Safe When Cycling
Keeping Your Family Safe When Cycling

A bike ride is an excellent way to get out and about as a family. This way you can take in some scenery, spend…

To Gel Or Not To Gel?
To Gel Or Not To Gel?

Anyone who has ever sat on a bike saddle (or seat) will know that it can sometimes be a painful experience. If you have…

Choosing between an e-bike kit and purpose built e-bike
Choosing between an e-bike kit and purpose built e-bike

Usually when one thinks about an e-bike in comparison to a regular bike it’s like thinking about walking compared to a car. One is…

Music for your ears when cycling
Music for your ears when cycling

There is no doubt about it, music can be a huge help when you’re out cycling. Especially so if you use cycling as part…

Electric mountain bikes are gaining traction
Electric mountain bikes are gaining traction

When we think about e-bikes our minds generally focus on electric road bikes or conversion kit e-bikes. There is a reason for this. While…

What is an eBike Conversion Kit and Do I Need One?

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