Why are balance bikes good? Traditionally, children learned to ride bikes with a pedal bike with stabilisers. This is a proven method that most of us probably used to learn ourselves. But balance bikes make it easier for both the child and the parent! Balance bikes teach young children vital balance and steering skills. Vital… Read more »
Whether you’re considering a fabulous Frog for your little one or a cheeky Cervélo for the big yin, £10 will reserve any bike we have in stock for Christmas.
Have you got a Frog Bike? We’re looking for some fun, energetic families to make short videos reviewing their bikes and why they make cycling so much fun. What you need to do… Start filming (obviously!) and then: Introduce yourself and your bike (which model for example) Show us the features of the bike Explain… Read more »
Whyte take a unique approach to bike design, whichever style of bicycle they make. Here’s why we love Whyte Women’s Bikes.
Kalkhoff Endeavour P9 Perfect for taking for a quick spin to burn off some calories as well as daily commuting and cycling holidays. buy now Kalkhoff Bikes For over 95 years, Kalkhoff have been pushing forward bike design and technology. Based in Cloppenburg, Germany Kalkhoff are renowned for their exceptional design and manufacturing facilities… Read more »
Ben Smith, a friend of the co-op who went cycling in the Lake District, has kept a diary for us to see what he got up to. This is his second instalment when he faced Helvellyn. Read Part One if you want to know how he got on with Skiddaw. If you think you’d like… Read more »
When Ben Smith, friend of the co-op went cycling in the Lake District, he was kind enough to keep a diary for us to see how he got on. In this first instalment he’s tackling Skiddaw and for the second, Helvellyn. Before you read on, if you think you’d like to take on a Lake… Read more »
The Hebridean Way: add it to your cycling bucket list Since it’s Bike Week this week we have been thinking about epic cycle routes that everyone should go on. And if you’re thinking of taking on a cycling adventure, the Hebridean Way has got to be considered! It could be a solo expedition, a romantic break or… Read more »
We’d give this lorry driver thumbs up too! If you only watch one video this week, make it this one! It shows a young cyclist giving a lorry driver thumbs up for passing her safely: So often we see or share videos of awful driving around cyclists, so this textbook pass from an exceptionally patient… Read more »
Frog is a British bicycle company with a mission – to create the best kids’ bikes they can. The couple who created Frog bikes are parents of young cyclists themselves. Being cycling enthusiasts, they know that if a bike is to delight, a good place to start is to make sure it’s as light as possible and that it fits properly.
With better weather surely round the corner, we celebrate a style of cycling perfect for taking it easy.
Whether you are looking for new places to ride in your locale or you want to explore further afield, this compilation of route guides is a great starting point.
The Benefits of Cycling There are many benefits of cycling. It’s better for the environment. It’s great for physical fitness. Not to mention the financial big plus if your ride a bike rather than run a car. However, to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re talking mental health benefits. While we’re not saying that… Read more »
Cycling events are great fun, great for motivation, great for raising money for charity. Great for so many reasons! And luckily, there are so many cycling events being organised all over the country, you’re spoiled for choice. To help you choose the events that might suit you best, here’s our pick of the crop, based on… Read more »
It can be a daunting prospect, but once you’ve got the knack you’ll be able to choose kids’ bikes like a pro. Download our comprehensive guide or get some pointers below: Weight: Make sure the bike you’re looking at is light in weight. Adults don’t tend to appreciate how heavy, and therefore un-enjoyable, cheap bicycles are… Read more »