Author: Pete Reynolds

Osloh Bicycle Traffic Jean – Review

Osloh Bicycle Traffic Jean – Review I have never seen a pair of jeans with so many pockets as the Osloh Traffic Trouser. It’s bonkers. There are three pockets on the rear, four on the front and even one on...

What Can the UK Learn from Europe’s Best Cycling Cities?

What Can the UK Learn from Europe’s Best Cycling Cities? Many of us improve our daily commute through the option of cycling. It requires less maintenance than driving a car, it allows for more route options, it gives us a...

Best Waterproof Cycling Overtrousers Under £50

Best Waterproof Cycling Overtrousers Under £50 Winter’s coming… again. Every bloody year, eh? For me, and probably most Brits, winter means rain. Drizzle mostly, but sometimes you get that awful heavy stuff too. And while nice-looking water-resistant cycling trousers may...

Louri Bike Straps – Review

Louri Bike Straps – Review If you want to carry small practical things on your ride, such as pumps, inner tubes or even bottles – but hate riding with bags or stuffed pockets – the Louri bike straps may well...

How to Ride a Bike: For Adults, Kids and Dogs [TIPS + VIDEOS]

How to Ride a Bike: For Adults, Kids and Dogs [TIPS + VIDEOS] Life can’t half be complicated sometimes. Tax returns. Starting gym memberships. Cancelling gym memberships. Ikea flatpacks. Roadworks. Traffic jams. Car insurance. Urgh. And that’s why riding a...

Why Mandatory Bicycle Helmets Laws DON’T Make Cyclists Safer

Why Mandatory Bicycle Helmets Laws DON’T Make Cyclists Safer It may seem counter-intuitive but forcing people to wear a helmet when cycling doesn’t improve the safety of cyclists. But why? Surely extra protection around your most important organ can only...

8 Top Tips for Planning a Cycling Holiday

8 Top Tips for Planning a Cycling Holiday A cycling holiday, whether in the UK or abroad, is a great way to travel and see the countryside at your own pace. But it takes some planning and a good deal...

How to Cycle Safely on Roads

How to Cycle Safely on Roads Many more people are seeing cycling as a viable form of daily transport rather than just a weekend pastime. Environmental issues, the ever-increasing number of the overweight and obese and the need to take...

Evoc MacAskill Street Backpack – Review

Evoc MacAskill Street Backpack – Review When it comes to bags, there are many options available to urban cyclists: the messenger bag – as popularised by bike couriers, pannier bags and of course, the good old backpack. While many may...

Get Back on the Trail by Cycling in Poland

Get Back on the Trail by Cycling in Poland If you are planning a European holiday to get back into the saddle, recent upgrades to the biking infrastructure have made Poland a perfect destination. It’s also the birthplace of Rafal...

John Smedley Lundy Pullover Review

John Smedley Lundy Pullover Review Do you ever come across a piece of clothing that you just love? Well, that’s exactly how I feel about the John Smedley Lundy pullover. To me, it is perfect. Now, I realise that in...