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Last minute Christmas Gift ideas

Leaving the Christmas shopping until the last minute can put you in a sticky situation, Our last minute gift ideas are quick, easy and will be appreciated by any cycling fan.

Singing cyclists could be a common sight in the Netherlands

If you live in the Netherlands and cycle then you are fortunate. With the specific bike streets and cycle roundabouts, 31% of journeys are made by bike, compared to just 2.2% here in the UK. To help make cycling even more enjoyable the Dutch Cycling Union have introduced the singing cycle path. We’re all partial …

How to increase your cycling confidence

Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a cycling newbie, improving your cycling confidence can help your riding. If you can cycle more confidently you’ll be able to ride safer and if you wish, faster. Commuters may wish to improve their confidence when riding amongst traffic, whilst mountain biking requires the rider to be confident and …

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 …

Great gift ideas for cyclists this Christmas

It’s that time of year again, the decorations go up, meals turn into feasts and the enjoyment of present buying sets in. There’s no better feeling than discovering the perfect present for someone, so check out our gift guide where you will find lots of great gifts, all in one place. You can easily find …

Cameras, Computers and Apps – Are Gadgets Taking Over Cycling?

Whether you love to use gadgets or not, there is no escaping that they have become part and parcel in many of our daily lives, but do gadgets also make their way into your cycling activities? When out riding many cyclists like the idea of freedom and soaking up the fresh air. The sense of …

5 Of The Best Autumn/Winter Commuter Jackets

I’m pretty sure it’s not just me that has pulled my commuting jacket out of storage recently. After commuting in what felt like near on arctic conditions in recent mornings I realised it wasn’t going to get any warmer (or drier) anytime soon. Now is clearly as good time as any to treat yourself to …

A Guide To Autumn Cycling

Just because autumn has crept in doesn’t mean you should put away your bike until the sun pops back out. The leaves begin to fall and a certain crispness in the air starts to develop; a manageable temperature to ride in is welcomed along with the rewarding autumnal scenes making autumn a great time to …

Handy Tips to Keep up Your Cycling Motivation

Sometimes hopping on your bike and going for a ride can be the easiest decision of the day. But as the nights start to draw in and the autumnal chill begins to introduce itself, the comfort of your warm home or car can sound much better than a saddle, especially when coupled with being battered …