Advice

  • A guide to buying bike lights this winter

    By saferrider on October 31, 2016
    The clocks have gone back and the nights are now drawing in, so it's time to dig out your bike lights because you're going to be needing them! Aside from the fact it's the law in the UK to use lights after dark, they're also a big safety feature on the roads even during the daylight hours at this time of year when it can be cloudy, grey or even foggy, and visibility isn't at its best.
  • Best rear bike lights for winter

    By saferrider on November 9, 2015
    When it comes to bike lights and safety, having a good rear light is probably more important than having a good front one. So when buying a bike light its worth shopping around both for a good light and a good deal. We’ve compiled our list of the best rear lights around for a range of prices.
  • Best front bike lights for winter

    By saferrider on November 9, 2015
    If you're planning on cycling this winter, with it getting dark between 3-4pm, you're probably going to be riding in the dark at times. Therefore you will need a decent front light to illuminate the road ahead
  • The essential Apps for Cycling

    By saferrider on November 6, 2015
    We take a look at 5 of the best apps available for you to use when you're out cycling. GPS navigation, performance statistics, local leaderboards, route mapping, weather forecasts and air quality, all you have to do is download!
  • Cycle Alert

    By saferrider on November 5, 2015
    Cycle Alert is an innovative piece of technology with a goal of making cyclists more visible on the roads and reducing serious injuries and fatalities - well we can get behind that.
  • How to do a safety check

    By saferrider on October 30, 2015
    Completing a bike safety check can help you to diagnose any maintenance issues before they can affect you whilst you're out on the road. Depending on how much time you have you may want to perform a comprehensive M-Check for 5-10 minutes, or if you're in a rush do a 60 second check
  • The Plume Mudguard

    By saferrider on October 28, 2015
    With Autumn well and truly here, and winter seemingly on the horizon, its probably time to forget the nice dry roads you were (hopefully) used to over the summer months. This inevitably means dusting down the trusty mudguards and fixing them onto your bike, or risk covering your bum and back in muddy water every time you hit the road.
  • 75% want greater investment in cycling

    By saferrider on October 26, 2015
    A survey looking at attitudes towards cycling in the UK, has found that 75% of people want the government to invest more in order to make cycling safer.
  • Do Helmets actually save lives?

    By saferrider on October 8, 2015
    A new university study has found that helmets worn by cyclists could well save their lives, particularly in collisions with slower moving cars.
  • The best lighting gadgets – in pictures

    By saferrider on October 7, 2015
    There's a huge range of interesting and innovative technologies available for cyclists these days, and when it come to lighting, this couldn't be more true. Take a look below at a selection of the best bike lighting gadgets on the market right now!