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  • #WorldBicycleDay – 3rd June

    By samcam on June 3, 2019
    Get on your bike to celebrate World Bicycle Day today! The 3rd of June is now recognised by the UN officially as World Bicycle Day to celebrate the benefits of cycling in everyday life, a sustainable mode of transport which also has proven benefits to physical and mental health. Sustainability of travel is vital. 37 out of 43 UK regions […]
  • Hummingbird – The World’s Lightest Folding Bike

    By saferrider on May 11, 2019
    Weighing in at just 6.5kg, the Hummingbird is the lightest folding bike on the market. It’s made out of carbon fibre and in terms of looks, performance and comfort – its got it all.
  • 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.
  • Congestion charging gets more people on bikes, claims study

    By richard.owen on January 14, 2019
    A new report has claimed that congestion charging is an important way to get more people on their bikes. The report 'Congestion charges and cycling', from the European Cyclists' Federation (ECF), claims that investment from the revenues of congestion charging into sustainable transport plans, particularly cycling, can help get cities moving.
  • See.Sense ICON+ – Front Light Review

    By saferrider on November 14, 2016
    We were really impressed when we reviewed the ICON rear light earlier this year, so we were looking forward to trying out the the new front light to see how it matched up. The ICON+ is an upgrade on the original ICON which contained an impressive 2 x 160 lumen LED's
  • 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.
  • Tour de France 2016 – A look at the favourites

    By richard.owen on July 4, 2016
    With the Tour de France now underway, we're taking a look at the favourites for this years race to see if there are any riders out there who can challenge Chris Froome and Team Sky for the most prestigious prize in world cycling.
  • Tour de France 2016 – Preview

    By richard.owen on June 2, 2016
    On Saturday, July 2nd, the 2016 Tour de France, its 103rd edition, leaves from Mont Saint-Michel, the picturesque island just offshore in Normandy. The region has hosted the Tour the France 23 times, but this is the first ever Grand Départ to take place here.
  • Motor Doping..how real is this threat to cycling?

    By richard.owen on May 6, 2016
    ‘Motor doping’, ‘mechnical doping’ or ‘technological doping’. Is it widespread? Or just an urban myth? Well we know for sure that the latter is now false.
  • See.Sense ICON – Rear Light Review

    By saferrider on April 19, 2016
    We were pretty impressed when we originally came across See.Sense and their first set of bike lights. The new ICON lights have a range of cool new features, along with a few tweaks and improvements upon the original design.