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  • Why you should be getting back on your bike

    By Vicki on July 31, 2019
    No matter who comes to mind, everyone was a beginner at some point, whether that was when they were 5 or dusting off your parents’ bikes that have been sitting in the garage for a year – you must start somewhere. As the summer is finally upon us, it’s time to get those bikes out and get on it. Whether […]
  • Urban Limits Tour 2019

    By Vicki on July 10, 2019
    Over the last week we have been on our Urban Limits 2019 Tour. You can see how we got on at the Wokingham Bikeathon and Wood plc here. Wednesday 3rd July. On Wednesday, we held an event at Maxis in Bracknell – A very modern site with several companies based there. It was an amazing event with competition over sites […]
  • Tour de France – Where it all began..

    By richard.owen on July 6, 2019
    The Tour de France was first organised in 1903 and along with the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana they make up cycling's prestigious three week long Grand Tours, with the Tour de France the oldest and widely considered the most prestigious. The modern Tour de France consists of 21 day-long stages, over a 23 day period and covers around 3500 kilometres.
  • Urban Limits Tour 2019

    By Vicki on July 2, 2019
    This week we are doing events around Berkshire encouraging more sustainable travel and getting people on their bikes, but making it fun, as it should be. Sunday 30th June On Sunday we went to the 2019 Wokingham Bikeathon. An amazing event with hundreds of participants of all ages cycling around Wokingham. There are 2 rides, 35 miles or 15 miles. […]
  • Be prepared. Cycling in the heat.

    By Vicki on June 28, 2019
    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 […]
  • Dublin’s initiative to improve cyclists’ routes

    By Vicki on June 24, 2019
    Dublin are taking a step forward to increase the room for cyclists by cutting the use of private vehicles. While many places have cycle-lanes implemented (or maybe cycle lines may be more appropriate) it is not going to automatically improve the public making the switch of travelling by bike. Not if they do not feel safe. Dublin wants to become […]
  • Companies taking the initiative to encourage cycling to work

    By Vicki 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 […]
  • Cycle Lanes. Are they fit for their purpose?

    By Vicki on June 13, 2019
    If most of the people using cycle lanes do not feel safe on them – surely, they are not fulfilling their purpose. Experienced cyclists feel safe when using these cycle lanes. But inexperienced cyclists do not, possibly deterring them from cycling altogether. We do so much work on increasing sustainable travel and improving people’s health, but there needs to be […]
  • Cycling Tips for riding in the Rain!

    By Vicki 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 […]
  • It’s Bike Week 2019!

    By Vicki on June 8, 2019
      Bike Week 2019 – 8th to 16th June Bike Week is delivered by Cycling UK every year to encourage and to celebrate cycling. The aim of the week is to inspire people of all ages to get on their bikes and to adopt a fun and sustainable way of travelling. While there is so much negativity in the world, […]