Category: Family & Leisure

The Benefits of Cycling

Benefits of Cycling

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 Worth Doing in 2018

Cycling Events

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 »

What to look for when buying a kids bike

kids with frog bikes

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 »

Ride of the Month: The Cairn O’ Mount climb in Kincardineshire, Scotland

Cynthia, aka ‘Sabrina Tuscany’, is a cyclist and Bicycle Co-op fan who was kind enough to share her ride up the Cairn O’ Mount in Aberdeenshire with us. She keeps her friends back in Canada updated with pictorial adventures on Facebook. We hope you enjoy the ride! If you’re interested in sharing yours, let us… Read more »

How much is it to take your bike on a plane? Airline bike cost comparison infographic

bicycle luggage charges for air travel

Have you ever started looking at cheap flights for your cycling holiday and been dismayed by the extra cost to take your bicycle… And then opened 12 different tabs on your browser to compare different airlines? Well close those tabs and check this out. The thoughtful people at bike insurers Yellow Jersey Cycle have created… Read more »