Author: Matthew Chandler

Cycling to Work: Calories Calculator

Ever wanted to know exactly how much good making your commute by bike is doing to your body? Well, thanks to this cycling weight loss calculator below, you can see just how many calories you’ve burnt while riding: Calories Burned...

Why is Cycling so Addictive?

There’s a drug-like quality to cycling. For many, myself included, that first spin of the wheels on a long stretch of road can be the gateway to a lifetime addiction. Take my word for it – I upped my cycling...

Why is Cycling Easier Than Running?

Given the coronavirus-enforced lockdown has left me with little else to do for the most part, back in April I thought, what better time to lose a little weight and boost my fitness than when the pubs are closed and...

Is the Bike Boom Going to Continue?

Amid the sea of terrible stories that have emerged during the coronavirus pandemic so far this year, there is at least one positive potentially linked with the crisis: a boom in cycling. Indeed, in the UK alone, 1.3 million people...

How to Get Bike Lanes in Your Town

Especially during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with more people averse to using public transport, there can’t have been many better times in recent memory to demand segregated bike lanes in your area. Already, it feels as though the wheels are...

Why Has Coronavirus Caused a Cycling Boom?

Nothing since arguably the Second World War has brought the entire planet, or certainly Europe, to such a standstill. At the time of writing, COVID-19 / coronavirus has claimed the lives of almost 9,000, with more than 200,000 cases discovered...

These 5 Countries Are PAYING People to Cycle

It’s already garnered a reputation as a cycling hotbed, with the number of bikes (23 million) outweighing its inhabitants (17 million), who make a higher proportion of trips by bicycle (25 per cent) than any other nation. But now, the...

How EuroVelo is Providing a Cycle Route Across Europe

If you ever feel like embarking on an enormous, country-to-country cycle, Europe is well-equipped for that thanks to its 14 EuroVelo routes. Encompassing almost the entire continent, there are no other cycling trails quite like them. But just what is...