• Bike Serial Numbers

    Every bike frame that leaves our factory is engraved with a unique serial number on the underside of the bottom bracket shell. If you ever need to file a police report for a missing bike, or wish to collect a bike that's been recovered, it's this serial number that you'll need to provide.   Where can [...] Continue Reading
  • First Ride Checks

    Before your first ride, there are few important checks that you should carry out. These ensure that your bike is safe to ride, will perform as it should, and make sure that you’re not voiding the warranty.   Does it look right? This first point is a bit more serious than it sounds. All of the [...] Continue Reading
  • Quick Fix: Gear Tuning Part 1

    Adjusting your gears isn’t as tricky as you might think. Sure, there’s some technical terminology, but bear with us… it will make sense. GLOSSARY Chainring: These are the front gears, that are connected to the crank Cassette: The cassette is the block of gears at the back, attached to the rear wheel Chain: Duh Derailleur: [...] Continue Reading
  • How do Single Speed bikes work?

    What is a single speed bike? A single-speed bike is a type of bicycle that has only one gear ratio, with no shifters or derailleur hangers. While these days it's common for "single speed" lingo to simply refer to a single speed road bike, there are in fact many types of single speed bikes—BMX bikes, [...] Continue Reading
  • Meet the team – Matt

    Matt joined our team as an apprentice, having just completed his Cytech level 2 training. Chances are if you've ordered from us in the last 6 months then Matt's has played a key role in building your bike. When he's not building bikes Matt can be found training for the next marathon, or scoring ridiculously [...] Continue Reading
  • How to quick-clean your Mango like a pro

    During these winter months there's no escaping it. What starts as a lovely ride inevitably ends up as a sweaty, muddy mess, and the last thing you want to do when you get home is clean the bike. Unfortunately, shortly after your ride is probably going to be the best time to clean your bike, however [...] Continue Reading
  • EasyRide Box

    At the end of the  summer we set about creating a new bike box. The brief was simple: GIVE THE CUSTOMER AS LITTLE ASSMEBLY WORK AS POSSIBLE After throwing a few ideas around and a couple of consultations with packaging specialists, we created our first prototype. As soon as it arrived we went to town on testing […]

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  • Meet the team – George

    Officially he’s Warehouse + Production Manager. Unofficially he’s team comedian. G started with us as a bike builder not long after the business started. He was part of the original crew before he flew off the Oz for a year. There he “found himself” and quickly found his way back to us.   Q. Favourite food? A. A big […]

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  • Meet the Team – Ben

    I wanted the world to meet our small team so I’m going to be introducing one of the crew every week or so. But, I’ve been told I’m first on the list and I find it weird to write about myself. So I’ve asked the team to ask me some questions with a few simple instructions: Ask anything Anything asked […]

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  • We’ve brought back Mango Bikes gift vouchers!

    The gift of a bike is one that's always remembered and is an exciting time for both gift-giver and the receiver. We're pleased to once again be able to offer both physical and digital gift vouchers of any amount. You really can't go wrong! Shop Mango Bikes Gift Vouchers Digital Gift Voucher £100.00–£1,000.00 Select amount [...] Continue Reading