Author: Pete Reynolds

Isobaa Merino Wool Insulated Jacket – Review

Isobaa Merino Wool Insulated Jacket – Review Insulated jackets (AKA “baffled jackets”) are becoming increasingly popular. Not only can they keep you warm on chilly days, but they are also extremely light, comfortable, can be popped in a backpack and...

5 of the Best Hybrid Bikes for Commuters

5 of the Best Hybrid Bikes for Commuters What is a Hybrid Bike? A hybrid bike is exactly what it says on the tin – a cross between a road bike and a mountain bike. This makes them a great...

CYCL Face Guard Anti-Pollution Scarf – Review

CYCL Face Guard Anti-Pollution Scarf – Review CYCL… you may recognise the name. This is the brand behind the innovating “Winglights” – the bicycle indicators that were featured on Dragon’s Den (and, naturally, reviewed on Discerning Cyclist). And now CYCL...

4 of the Best Folding Bike Locks

4 of the Best Folding Bike Locks Tired of typical U-locks or chains to keep your bike safe when leaving it unattended? If so, then a foldable bike lock might just be your way forward. Made from metal plates, connected...

5 of the Best Gel Bike Seats for Commuters

5 of the Best Gel Bike Seats for Commuters If you’re in need of something a little more comfortable to sit on as you cycle to and from work, have you considered arguably the most comfortable bike seat there is...

Your Old Bike Could Change A Life

Your Old Bike Could Change A Life IN 2020, DISCERNING CYCLIST WILL DONATE £5 FOR EVERY OLD BICYCLE DONATED TO RE-CYCLE AND ALSO SEND THE DONOR A BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATED CYCLING PRINT BY STE JOHNSON. SIMPLY DONATE YOUR BIKE TO RE-CYCLE...

4 of the Best Bike Phone Holders for Commuters

4 of the Best Bike Phone Holders for Commuters To save you having to rummage around in your jacket pocket looking for your phone should you suddenly need it during your commute, a bicycle phone mount is a great piece...

Vulpine Harrington Rain Jacket – Review

Vulpine Harrington Rain Jacket – Review Vulpine absolutely took the urban cycling scene by storm when it launched in 2012 (coincidentally around the same time as Discerning Cyclist). And its popularity grew and grew in the subsequent years with its...

COMPETITION: What Is Your Fantasy Bike?

COMPETITION: What Is Your Fantasy Bike? The other day, I saw a bonkers video of a bike with wheels made out of shoes. Now, I’m sure this concept is completely pointless. But it did get me thinking… What would be...

4 of the Best Smart Bike Helmets

4 of the Best Smart Bike Helmets We all know the bike helmet is hardly the most trendy piece of kit when you go cycling, but for obvious reasons, it is one of the most important. Still, why limit yourself...

Best Black Friday Cycling Deals 2020 [UPDATED REGULARLY]

Best Black Friday Cycling Deals 2020 [UPDATED REGULARLY] It’s not just Halloween that Britain has adopted from ourfriends across the pond – it’s Black Friday, too. Always the last Friday inNovember, it sparks a mad high street rush up and...