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The differences between Cyclocross and Road bikes

Cyclocross bikes and road bikes can look almost indistinguishable from each other at first appearances, but take a closer look and you'll see the differences which separate them from each other.

Autumn & Winter Cycling Essentials

Cycling during the Autumn & Winter months can be challenging - especially if you rely on your bike for your daily commute. With just a little preparation and some sensible clothing & accessories, you'll be pedalling on like nothing's changed at all.

Buyer’s Guide to Bike Lights

One of the most essential items you’ll need when out on your bike this Autumn - Winter, a good set of bike lights is never underestimated. Our guide to bike lights will help you to prepare with the darker months coming.

How to properly fit a bike helmet

A correctly fitting bike helmet is not only safer to wear, it's more comfortable and will reduce the likelihood of headaches, excessive sweating or chafing against your skin. Get the right size cycling helmet and get it fitted properly with these easy instructions.

Bike lights: StVZO approved

If you’ve ever driven at night and been subjected to a face full of full-beam headlights from an oncoming driver, you’ll understand the need for StVZO approved bike lights.

How to choose the right bike tyres

Your tyres are your only point of contact with the road so it’s important to make sure you’re using the right ones. We take a look at how different tyre choices will affect your bike and your riding. The tyres you fit to your bike will have a far wider-reaching impact than just the grip …

Cold and wet weather commuting, part 1: Prepare yourself and your bike

Cycling to work in the winter months can often be dull and tiresome due to the cold temperatures, icy winds and a drop or two of rain. By preparing yourself with the correct clothing and equipment, your commute can become much more comfortable. Below we identify the commuting ‘must-haves’ to help make your ride more …

Why should you take up cycling?

Sometimes there’s nothing better that simply hopping on your bike and heading out for a ride. Approximately 3.1 million of us here in the UK cycle every month, but why do so many of us ride bikes? As we are all different there are many varying reasons for cycling. Some of us ride for fun, …

How to ‘Winter-Proof’ your bike

There is no doubt that winter is upon us, but that shouldn’t stop you from going out and riding your bike. Spray is often projected up from the road and is inevitable in the winter conditions, however, if you prepare your bike appropriately then your cycling will hopefully remain comfortable. Once you have equipped your …

Top Tips For Cycling At Night

As we are now in winter, many of us will find that we are riding in the dark a lot more than we usually would. Riding your bike at night should never be underestimated as it usually takes more skill than riding in daylight. Cycling can be risky if you don’t know what you’re doing, …