Author: Pete Reynolds

Time-Proven Clothing Tips for Commuting During Winter

Time-Proven Clothing Tips for Commuting During Winter Smart clothing is more important for cyclists who travel regardless of any weather concern. Be it a chilly breeze, blizzard, or winter rain, we need extra protection, so we’ve rounded up the best...

This is the Most Expensive Bicycle in the World

This is the Most Expensive Bicycle in the World The most expensive bike in the world, according to the Guinness Book Of World Records, is the beautifully titled Butterfly Bike, named so by its creator, British artist, Damien Hirst. The...

5 of the Best Urban Cycling Shoes for City Commuting

5 of the Best Urban Cycling Shoes for City Commuting First thing’s first, this post isn’t about ‘sporty cycling shoes’. Some may be useful for more than just cycling, but this list is the best ‘everyday’ city cycling shoes that...

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 Note: CYCL Face Guard is currently out of stock, but the Respro Techno Mask is a recommended alternative. CYCL… you may recognise the name. This is the brand behind the innovating “Winglights” –...

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...