Author: Carol Vine

Cyclescheme vs Cycle2Work: Differences Explained

My Trek hybrid bike is still one of the great loves of my life. It’s a beautiful, sleek, robust machine that I rode to work (and everywhere else) for years. I still ride it, and I wouldn’t own it at...

Are Fixed Gear Bikes Illegal? [Fixie Laws Explained]

The tragic incident in 2016, where a 44-year-old woman was killed by a cyclist riding a fixed gear bike, raised questions around the legality of ‘fixies’ (as they’re commonly known). Over the past two decades, fixies have boomed in popularity....

How to Bike to Work Without Sweating [5 Tips]

Sweating is healthy. We all need to sweat, it’s our body’s way of cooling down. But if we’re cycling to work, the last thing we want is to arrive as a dripping mess, leaving puddles on the floor. Not every...

Do Cyclists Pay ‘Road Tax’? [Truth Revealed]

“Those bloomin’ cyclists, in their silly outfits. They should be paying road tax if they want to use our roads!” It’s a caricature for sure, but it certainly rings familiar. And frustrated motorists have a point, don’t they? After all,...