• Cycling and Wellbeing Festival

    By steveferris on June 23, 2021
    Join us at Holybrook Linear Park (Calcot, Berkshire) for the first Urban Limits Cycling and Wellbeing Festival. This festival is entirely funded by West Berkshire Council The outdoor event is totally free for the public to attend, and will have plenty of free activities to take part in.* We will be joined by a BMX display team, have cycle challenges, […]
  • World Suicide Prevention Day

    By steveferris on September 10, 2020
      Cycling for Wellbeing Exercise has long been associated with increased wellbeing, physical and mental. What better time to remind ourselves to stay well than the World Suicide Prevention Day.   Combating stress and depression Not only does exercising combat daily stresses, but it can help address other issues too triggered by stress. Physical activity reduces levels of cortisol (stress […]
  • Back to school

    By steveferris on August 28, 2020
    We are just days away from schools returning as we continue on this unprecedented journey through 2020. With this, people are anticipating new problems with increased congestion and travel times as traffic returns to more normal levels. However with reduced public transport and road space capacity due to the social distancing measures, we are expecting traffic and travel times to […]
  • Cycle Lanes. Are they fit for their purpose?

    By steveferris on July 15, 2020
    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 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, […]
  • Why you should be getting back on your bike

    By samcam on June 1, 2020
    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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Urban Limits Tour 2019

    By samcam 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.