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Cycling at 50: What I wear

cycling at the kelpies

Alan is a keen cyclist and guest blogger writing a series for us called ‘Cycling at 50’. You can see previous blogs in this series here. I’m sure you’ve all heard of MAMILs (Middle Aged Men In Lycra), a sometimes derogatory term for a probably overweight middle aged man who’s trying to do something about… Read more »

Cycling at 50: Getting back into it

Bicycle at the Kelpies in Falkirk

Guest post by returning cyclist and Co-op fan Alan H. I was going to call this article The Grey Haired Cyclist but thought it made me sound too old, I’m only 50! “Only” I hear you young ‘uns snigger! So, I’m a 50 year old office worker who got back into cycling pretty recently in… Read more »

The Four Best Tyres for Winter Cycling

winter cycling frozen bell

Photo courtesy of Hans Vivek on Unsplash Winter Tyres If you’re planning to prepare your bike for wetter and perhaps thorn-strewn autumn and winter roads and trails, we hugely recommend the latest generation of better gripping, more puncture resistant 4-season tyres – instead of specialist winter tyres. The great thing about 4-season tyres is that… Read more »

Spotlight On: Dexshell Cycling Clothing

Why We Chose DexShell DexShell offer an extensive range of functional, waterproof and breathable knitted accessories which are also designed to be comfortable and stylish. Another reason we picked DexShell is because of the materials they use. For example: Natural 100% cotton: these biodegradable carbon neutral natural fibres are ideal for sensitive skin due to… Read more »

Cycling For Everyone

Cycling for Everyone It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the focus of this year’s campaign is Be Body Kind. We hate the idea that anyone feels they can’t go cycling because they are ashamed or embarrassed about their body. Cycling is for everyone. No matter what their shape, size or age. While ads for bikes… Read more »