Author: Matthew Chandler

Is Cycling to Work ‘Enough’ Exercise?

During the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, I dusted off my bike and running shoes and lost a good amount of weight, which you can read about here. Of course, when I was cycling...

21 Reasons to Cycle to Work in 2021

Out with the old, in with new – calendar year, that is. The worst of the nightmare that was 2020 is behind us, and it’s time to usher in 2021 with a revitalised, positive attitude. What that in mind, why...

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...