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Auctioned Cars now for sale in most counties!

Posted in Website Updates,Wheels-Near-U-UK by Wheels Near U Team on the November 1st, 2009

We have just rolled out a new feature to Wheels – Near – U, as well as viewing cars for sale locally from Wheels Near U itself you will also now see other car auction’s listings on Wheels Near U, so wherever you are in the uk go and check out your cars for sale section and see what bargain cars you can pick up!

For example: Cars For Sale in Hertfordshire, Cars for sale in Ceredigion or even Cars for sale in FIFE!

For more information on cars you can click “more info” underneath them, so go on – go and grab a bargain new or used car locally with wheels-near-u!

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Latest Craze hits two wheels: Fixed Gear Bikes

Posted in Wheels-Near-U-UK by Wheels Near U Team on the November 8th, 2008

You might call it a modern craze but fixed-gear biking stems back to the inception of bikes, effectively removing all the modern innovations of gear systems and freewheeling. By removing not strictly needed parts these bikes become lightweight which is said to give you more control over the riding. Couriers cycling in big cities have long used them to get from a to b but now the youth has taken them into a movement almost mimicking that of the modified car 5-10 years ago, stripping them down, rebuilding them with modified or new parts, painting them fantastic colours and styling them how they want.


Fixed Gear Biking

You can buy fixed gear bikes at your local bike shop (probably) but they might call them single-speed’s or track bikes. You will likely have seen them on the olympics but if you watch the above video you will see they are used far from this original intended arena. Swamping the worlds cities – fixed gear biking is set to be the next big 2 wheeled phenominon. Watch out for them in a city near you, they tend to skid in an almost downhill slalom way instead of breaking (as if you stop pedalling that is effectively breaking with the rear wheel!

Orllwyn Teifi Vintage Rally 2008

Posted in Wheels-Near-U-UK by Wheels Near U Team on the August 31st, 2008

This years Orllwyn Teifi Vintage Show marked the 20th year of the events running and was an excellent weekend for all, despite the unhelpful weather conditions the show continued to run where possible and was visited by a huge number of spectators and show participants.

Wheels-Near-U was there for the whole weekend catching all of the action as it happened, we would like to thank the organisers including Derrick Davies for an excellently clean and well serviced site and for a fair few tows’ in and through the mud!

As per last year you can see all of the Orllwyn Teifi Vintage Rally Photographs in our Orllwyn Teifi Vintage Rally 2008 gallery and there is also a 2007 Orllwyn Rally gallery for those who want to look back on last years show!

We have added our first batch of photographs from the show, we will release more as the weeks follow – too keep up to date check out the gallery (links above or click any of the photographs!)
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