Category: Urban Cycling

Bicycle Tire Pressure: Beginner’s Easy Guide

Commuting by bike is made more comfortable by riding with the optimal tire pressure. Beginners will need to know where on the tire to find the manufacturer’s recommended amount of inflation. From there, they can work towards finding a sweet...

Secure Bike Parking in London Map: 21 Safest Locations

London is a big city, and getting around it on public transport can be boring, time-consuming, and rather expensive when you start to add up all those £2.60 Tube fares. Generally, London is becoming a good place for cyclists, and...

How to Lock a Bike WITHOUT a Lock [6 Hacks]

We’ve all been there. You’ve cycled to work, the gym or the supermarket. As you go to secure your bike it suddenly dawns on you that you haven’t got your lock. A feeling of panic may set in – but...

What Does MAMIL Mean? [Cycling Insult Revealed]

Cycling and Lycra go together…but unfortunately, so do Lycra and jokes. MAMIL is one of the most infamous cycling gags/memes around. It’s not the most flattering term but it’s been applied to everyone from Tour de France winners to Prime...

Bike Seat Height Chart [THE EASY GUIDE]

You may be searching google right now trying to figure out where you should adjust your saddle to on a bike you’ve borrowed or never ridden before, wondering where the right place to have it is. Well, you’ ha’ve come...

How to Get Bike Oil and Grease Out of Clothes [GUIDE]

Maybe you accidentally brushed your chain with your trousers. Or perhaps you’ve been doing some repairs to your bike and caught your jacket. Unfortunately you’re likely to have evidence of your run-ins in the form of stains on your clothes....

Oil for Bike Chain: The Dos and Don’ts

Keeping your bike chain in good working order should be a priority. The average chain will give you between 3,000 and 8,000 kilometres, depending on use. It does a straightforward job, but there’s a lot happening to ensure it synchronises...

Is Cycling a Full Body Workout? [ANALYSIS]

We all know and appreciate that exercising is an important aspect of a balanced and healthy lifestyle, but for many of us, finding the energy and time, on top of work and life commitments, to exercise regularly can be a...

How Many Bike Gears Do I Need? [ANALYSIS]

Using gears helps you ride a bike efficiently and enjoyably. Gears help to turn the pedals effectively and consistently. The number of gears required are influenced by what you need and want from a ride. Fitness, cargo, pedal assistance, terrains...

How to Ride a Bike Uphill [3 Cycling Uphill Tips]

Whether you’re new to cycling or have been riding for years, riding a bike uphill can be a daunting task. But, it doesn’t have to be. What Beginner Cyclists Can Learn From Pros  While we all have our strengths and...

How to Lock a Bike Without a Rack [5 OPTIONS]

At times when cycling you may find yourself in somewhat of a stressful situation: you’ve ridden to somewhere new, and you can’t see a bike rack that’s available to lock your bike to. You’re in a rush, and need to...

Is Cycling Good for Women? [ANALYSIS]

Cycling is a great activity for women, it is an enjoyable form of exercise which will improve their fitness and can help combat stress and depression. Despite there being a lot of myths out there about the effects cycling can...

Bike Security System: The Best Protection for Your Bicycle

Bike thefts are, unfortunately, incredibly common. There is no foolproof way to avoid bike theft, but by creating a bike security system, you can drastically reduce the risk. Having a layered security system made up of lots of different components...

Why Cyclists Wear Lycra [+Why You Don’t Need to]

It’s like a game of cyclist cliché bingo: a pricey road bike, a Strava subscription and an interest in speciality flat-whites. Add top-to-toe Lycra, and you’ve basically got a full card. The Middle-Aged Man in Lycra stereotype was invented in 2010,...

Is Cycling More Dangerous Than Driving? [STATISTICS]

Politicians have woken up to the need to alter the driving and cycling infrastructure of towns and cities. The combining forces of pollution, congestion, long-term concerns over health and a sedentary lifestyle, plus environmental concerns, have made laboratories out of...


TOP 5 FAVOURITES FOR COOL RIDES


1. 🪖Fend ONE Folding Helmet
A folding helmet that actually looks good.

2. 🧥Helly Hansen Hooded Rain Jacket
Stay dry in style.

3. 🧴Muc-Off Ultimate Bicycle Cleaning Kit
Keep your bike feeling brand new.

4. 👖DUER-All Weather Jeans
Waterproof cycling jeans. Seriously.

5. 🎒Rapha Reflective Backpack
A beautiful backpack that you can't miss.