Safety

  • Cycling Tips for riding in the Rain!

    By samcam on June 10, 2020
    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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • How to do a safety check

    By saferrider on May 30, 2020
    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
  • Be prepared. Cycling in the heat.

    By samcam on May 5, 2020
    As the weather is turning (finally) cycling becomes more difficult in the heat for some. While it is better than riding in the wet windy or cold, there are some things you need to consider. Cycling can be so enjoyable on a hot summer’s day, but your body needs to be prepared for it. Preparation is key. Here are the […]
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.