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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.

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Top picks: Autumn Essentials

Summer has been a bit antisocial this year. It came in for a cup of tea and a chat, didn’t even bother to take its coat off then left without even saying goodbye. Cue the tumbling leaves of autumn and the dark nights & cold mornings that come with it. Here are our top autumn …

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, …

Brazilian inmates cycle for freedom!

In Santa Rita do Sapucai (Brazil) a judge has introduced a sentence-reducing scheme for inmates. Electricity-generating bicycles have been introduced in the prison which are connected to batteries and used in the evening to light up street lamps. The inmates will be awarded with one day off of their sentence for every three days that’s spent cycling. The inmates …