Rider’s Reads: 5 Must-Read Cycling Books!

There’s always time for a good book in your life, so why not read about your favourite sport and pastime while you’re doing it? Cycling and cyclists have been grabbing more headlines than ever before: from sporting scandals to fashion rags, cycling is in and in a big way too. There’s no shortage of good… Read more »

Riding A Fixie – Making The Transition

The fixed gear bike is the most basic form of cycling and many people think it’s the freest form of cycling too. What you’ve got is a bike with one gear and no coasting ability – the pedals turn continuously and as a result, serious speed is generated! A fixed gear bicycle is a track… Read more »

5 Of The Most Amazing Places To Cycle In The World

Don’t let the weather get you down! Instead, you could be planning your next cycling adventure! If you’re bored of the same mundane commute to work and tired of your usual routes then why not spend a bit of time researching some of the world’s most amazing cycling routes? Of course, some of them are… Read more »

Play It Safe: Ten Top Cycling Safety Tips!

Let’s be honest, the weather isn’t exactly great at the moment, is it? We could whine and moan about it but that wouldn’t be very useful, would it? Britain isn’t blessed with the best of weather but for most of us, we just have to grin and bear it. Instead, we’ve decided to put together… Read more »

Steady! 5 Epic Cycling Near Misses

Following on from our last post of silly cycling blunders, we thought we’d continue the ‘top 5’ trend but this time, we’re moving along a different vain. Here we’ve got a selection of some of the best cycling near misses that the internet has to offer – of course, there are some better ‘near misses’… Read more »

Crash! 5 Epic Cycling Fails

There are plenty of good fails out there and the internet is crammed full of cyclists being bullied by road traffic too and while the majority of cyclists out there are courteous and safe road users (and car drivers are usually to blame) there are a fair few who have failed all by themselves. Here,… Read more »

First Commute? What Should You Wear?

After our last piece on keeping your New Year’s Resolution and actually getting out on the road and commuting to work, we thought we’d better follow it up with a no nonsense guide to what you can get away with wearing on the British roads as a beginner cyclist. There are plenty of great cycling… Read more »

How Can We Encourage More Young People To Cycle?

According to a recent poll conducted by the road safety charity Brake, children in the UK are being put off cycling because of safety fears. The survey asked 1301 school children between the ages of 11 and 17 about their opinion of cycling. 47% of the children don’t cycle because of their parent’s safety concerns,… Read more »

How To Tackle Your First Cycle Commute

We’re now in midway through the second month of the new year and if you’ve procrastinated for the last ten weeks then why not tackle your New Year’s resolution head on at the start of next week – if you put off cycling to work, now’s the time to get on your bike. You can… Read more »

Is It Ever A Good Idea To Confront A Bad Driver?

Is confronting an unobservant driver ever worth it? It’s a difficult question to answer and while you may have the legal and moral high ground, it may very well be more hassle than it’s worth. If you’ve ever cycled along a road, you’ll know what we mean when we say ‘bad driver’; we’re talking about… Read more »