Category: Tips

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...

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....

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...

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,...

How to Avoid “Helmet Hair” While Cycling [6 TOP TIPS]

Helmet hair is a particularly frustrating part of cycling, and is something that can put people off riding regularly, be it to work, college or other frequent journeys. Bike helmets are always recommended when cycling yet helmets leave that undeniable...

What to Do While Cycling to Work? [11 Great Ideas]

Cycling to work is positive in so many ways. It’s free, healthy, sustainable, and we know that exercise is also great for lowering stress levels and improving mental health. If you’re new to it, be rest assured that cycling to...

What is the Best Time of Year to Buy a Bicycle?

Wondering where to start to buy a bicycle? It’s not complicated if you have a clear idea of what you want, have a budget, know what size frame suits your measurement, and know that it’s available for you to collect...

New Bike vs Used Bike: Which is Best Value?

Buying a bicycle, whether used or new, should be a considered decision, with time taken to make the right choices. Whether novice or expert, you want to take time to weigh up the pros and cons. We’ve given some guidance...

How to Carry a Suit on a Bike [5 COMMUTER TIPS]

The discerning cyclist ensures that each commute is enjoyable and worthwhile. Finding your own cadence and choosing an ideal route will help keep a smile about the place. All of this is geared towards reaching your work in a good...

What Can You Do with an Unwanted Bike?

Even the most beloved bikes can become unwanted. Your bike may be beyond repair. Or simply not suitable for you, or your riding style, any longer. There are many other reasons why you might want to get rid of your...


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.