Advice

  • COVID19 Update

    By dancampsall on June 1, 2020
    During the current pandemic, many people have found cycling has provided a great boost to their personal health and wellbeing over recent weeks. In some locations, cycling is now making up a third of all trips. Berkshire offers huge opportunities for enjoying cycling during this season. There is no limit to the duration of any cycling activity that you undertake, […]
  • A beginners guide to riding in the right gear

    By dancampsall on August 18, 2019
    Your bike can come with anything between 1 and 33 gears - here's how to use them properly
  • Companies taking the initiative to encourage cycling to work

    By samcam on June 14, 2019
    Many companies across the globe are adopting various schemes which encourage people to cycle to work rather than driving; Saving money and reducing the impact on the environment. Cyclescheme is an example of one of the schemes adopted by employers to give an incentive to swap driving into work for cycling in. For example, some schemes offer a reduced rate […]
  • Cycling Tips for riding in the Rain!

    By samcam on June 10, 2019
    In the UK, if putting in the hours on your bike is something you just can’t go without, riding in the rain will become part of the package. Love the challenge? Or simply just hate it, there are plenty of ways to prepare, survive and recover from cycling in the rain both for you and your bike. Your Clothing 1 […]
  • The essential Apps for Cycling

    By saferrider on June 6, 2019
    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!
  • Why Do Cyclists Wear Lycra?

    By dancampsall on March 30, 2019
    Although it isn't compulsory clothing for cyclists it is often very comfortable although you can wear whatever takes your fancy!
  • Do Helmets actually save lives?

    By saferrider on February 8, 2019
    A new university study has found that helmets worn by cyclists could well save their lives, particularly in collisions with slower moving cars.
  • 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.