Author archive for saferrider

  • 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
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Looking Forward to London

    By saferrider on January 18, 2016
  • Tour de Yorkshire 2016 route revealed

    By saferrider on December 9, 2015
    The Tour de Yorkshire 2016 route has been unveiled, with the race set to be hosted by six different towns. The second edition of the race will take place from April 29th to May 1st, visiting three different start locations and three different finish towns.
  • Best Cycling Routes – TDA Global Cycling

    By saferrider on December 3, 2015
    Although DIY adventure cycling trips are a great way to explore some of the best cycling routes out there, booking onto an organised tour can make things a lot easier. Forget about luggage, repairs, accommodation, food and your schedule - it's all taken care of. That being said, these are routes for the experienced cyclist so if you're interested, best be prepared!