Your bike must be fitted with fully functioning, switched-on front and rear lights when you ride after dark on public roads. This makes sense. It’s also the law. But how to choose?
To the uninitiated, cycling pedals and shoes can seem a little complex, but they’re really quite straightforward. Here’s our step-by-step guide.
With better weather surely round the corner, we celebrate a style of cycling perfect for taking it easy.
Make the old man happy! Check out our favourite Father’s Day gifts below, and remember we offer free delivery for orders over £20 or you can visit us in real life when you collect your order at your nearest store. Father’s Day Gifts for £20 and under We’ve got some great cheap father’s day gifts… Read more »
Away from stop-start traffic, indoor cycling is a proven way to build strength, speed and stamina on the bike in the shortest time. However, even avid home trainer users admit that this can be a grind – hence the existence of spinning classes, designed to pep up and make indoor cycling much more fun. Smart… Read more »
Photo by Cedric Brule on Unsplash Shop Bicycle Lights >> After dark, yes. A thousand times yes. In the UK, bike lights after dark are not only extremely sensible, they’re a legal requirement according to the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations. Meanwhile, Rule 60 of the Highway Code states: “At night your cycle MUST have white… Read more »
Photo courtesy of Hans Vivek on Unsplash 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 they… Read more »
You’ll find out the size(s) of any bicycle helmet on this website by checking its product description page. For instance our best selling Specialized Align helmet comes in one size: 54-62cm. This measurement corresponds with the widest part of the head that the helmet will cover. To find out your helmet size, measure your head… Read more »
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It’s the perfect season to get out and about on a little cycling adventure, but there’s no need to overdo it. Most of us want to be back in one piece for Monday morning. Our hand-picked selection of kit below will not only get you out on your mini adventure, it will also get you… Read more »
Unlike a ‘traditional’ bicycle where you can see the gears on the outside of the back wheel, the Nexus 8 Hub has all of the gears safely tucked away inside a sort of ‘drum’. We asked our Ged what makes Nexus 8 hub gears so great.
If you own a car and a bike, a boot rack is often the easiest and least expensive way to combine the two, so you can take your bicycle(s) with you to events, trail centres, holidays and the like. When it comes to car boot racks, manufacturers seem to come and go (anyone remember Rhode… Read more »
Feedback Sports Pro Elite Workstand > Shop Like the perfect bike, this workstand impresses straight out of the box. When you open the silver-coloured clamp to release the tripod legs, you’ll know from its solid feel and perfect action that this is the smoothest-operating QR (quick-release) you’ve ever operated. And just look at those legs!… Read more »
CamelBak are famed for inventing the reservoir in a rucsac concept in the early 1990s. Back then, a Camelbak’s ability to hold up to three litres of water was revolutionary. This innovation banished anxiety that you would run out of drink on near-any day ride you might go this side of the Sahara. CamelBak Skyline… Read more »