Helmet Bag

Closca Fuga: The Foldable Bike Helmet Revisited

16 months ago I reviewed Closca’s first attempt at a folding bicycle helmet, following a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Despite being hopeful of the product bridging a style gap in the helmet market, I was left disappointing with the bulkiness and design of the helmet. It felt like it Read more >

Reflective Backpack

The Ultra-Reflective Cycling Backpack Catching Attention on Kickstarter

Blending cycling functionality, style and safety in cycling clothes and accessories has become increasingly popular amongst cyclists recently, and one of the most eye-catching projects currently on Kickstarter certainly ticks all three boxes. RA Reflective have come up with two backpack designs (the ‘Reflect | Pack’), along with a beanie Read more >

Vulpine Women's Packable Disc Jacket

Top 10 Stylish Cycling Bargains from the Summer Sales

One of the regular quips that I hear – and I agree with – regarding stylish cycling clothing, is the high price tags associated with the products. Unfortunately, that puts many cyclists off purchasing more functional yet stylish cycling clothes. Fortunately, though, at the end of every season comes a Read more >

Elston Cycling Bag

Is MIRA the Perfect Everyday Cycling Bag?

Since 2012, Gosia and Maciek from Bike Belle have been creating wonderfully chic cycling accessories – with a particular focus on making ladies cycling more stylish than ever. Elizabeth even reviewed a few of them a while back for Discerning Cyclist. Their diverse range of products include all manner of Read more >

Muc-Off Dry Shower Foam

How to Shower without a Shower

Not having a shower at their workplace is one of the biggest gripes cyclists tend to have with their employers. Well, things have changed. And it’s nothing to do with your employer. A wet shower is so last year. Now, you can have a dry shower from a can – Read more >

Helly Hansen Kos Polo Review

Helly Hansen Kos Polo – Review

After reviewing the excellent Helly Hansen Universal Moto Jacket not long ago, I decided I tried out some more of Helly Hansen’s gear. In particular, their summer wear – the Kos Polo coupled with the HD Classic Shorts. Kos Polo The Kos Polo isn’t specifically built for cycling – like Read more >

Bicycle Wrap Skirt from Forest and Fine

Forest and Fin’s Bicycle Wrap Skirt – Review

Biking in the summer can sometimes lead to challenges when the weather is hot and/or humid. The breezes while pedaling feel fabulous, but once you stop, the sweating starts (or maybe it’s just me). Summer biking always makes me fantasize about the cool linens of the South – they seem Read more >

Hiplok Lite Blue Cyan

Hiplok Lite – Review

When it comes to bike locks, the big problem I’ve always encountered is how to carry about my lock when I’m riding. For the past couple of years, my primary lock has been a relatively chunky D-Lock. It was great for securing the bike, but carrying it about was a Read more >