Will the rise in oil prices affect our rides?

By BikeRadar UK | Friday, March 4, 2011 3.40pm

Skyrocketing oil prices are having a huge impact on our lives, with the cost of everything from fuel to food going through the roof. But what effect does an oil price hike have on the cost of our bikes?

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Up to 33 percent of an average tyre is made up of oil, so the cost of a barrel will have an impact on the price you pay in the shops. Head over to Justin Loretz's blog to find out more on an issue that's having an effect on cyclists everywhere.

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