Author: Kevin Glenton

How Much Should I Spend on a Bike? [GUIDE]

Many factors and decisions are in play when it comes to determining what is a good bicycle. What is it needed for? How long does the discerning cyclist plan to have it? Does a good bicycle mean buying from a...

Do Bicycles Need Lights at Night [Law Explained]

Discerning cyclists are known for their judgement. They dress stylishly on the bicycle. They do their bit for the environment by commuting. If the wind and traffic are with them they might save some time and money. Although this might...

Are Mountain Bikes Good for Commuting? [PROS + CONS]

When all is said and done, any bicycle is good for commuting. We think of the physical health and mental health benefits. We are using sustainable transport to get around. We are part of a growing demographic which is helping...

Bicycles That Hold Their Value [Top 6 Bike Brands]

Many of us make lists of considerations before purchasing a bicycle. Things like comfort, purpose, brand, design standards, durability and maybe even colour might make that list. But one thing that is unlikely to break the top five is the...

Are Single Speed Bikes Good for Commuting? [PROS + CONS]

As a measure of the positivity embodied in commuting by bicycle, we should take pleasure in confirming that the answer is… it depends. Many participate in cycling as a means of sustainable transport, a means of exercise, a means of...

Is Cycle to Work Scheme Worth It? [PROS + CONS]

A transformation is underway in towns and cities. A policy shift by those in positions of power influences the ergonomics of a road layout. Social responsibility is sought via programmes of active travel. Governments are seeking ways to get more...

Are Road Bikes Good for Commuting? [PROS + CONS]

Road bikes are considered the thoroughbred within the cycling stable. Their manufacturers invest considerable resources into researching and developing the technologies and geometry that provide you with a platform to ride fast on smooth roads.  Companies who make road bikes...