Category: Bikes

Are Trek Bikes Worth It? [BRAND ANALYSIS]

Choosing which bicycle brand you wish to follow, if any, will come down to a number of personal choices and factors. Heritage, lifestyle, impact on society, ethics, values, environmental and economic factors are part of the decision-making process in signing...

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...

Are Most Bikes Unisex? [Men’s Bikes vs Women’s Bikes]

Gendered bikes are causing a bit of a stir.  In the age of gender revolution, you may be wondering – is there really a difference between ‘mens’ and ‘womens’ bikes? Are they outdated, obsolete terms with no real significance? Are...

How Common is Bike Theft? [STATS]

If you’ve ever had your bike stolen, you’ll know how stressful and upsetting it can be. If you’ve never been a victim of theft – count your blessings! Bike theft in the UK is rising rapidly – but by how...

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

It can be a tough task, trying to find the right bicycle for commuting, there’s just so much out there on the market! However, here we shall explore the practicality of having a hybrid for commuting and what the subsequent...

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...

Cyclescheme vs Cycle2Work: Differences Explained

My Trek hybrid bike is still one of the great loves of my life. It’s a beautiful, sleek, robust machine that I rode to work (and everywhere else) for years. I still ride it, and I wouldn’t own it at...

Are Fixed Gear Bikes Illegal? [Fixie Laws Explained]

The tragic incident in 2016, where a 44-year-old woman was killed by a cyclist riding a fixed gear bike, raised questions around the legality of ‘fixies’ (as they’re commonly known). Over the past two decades, fixies have boomed in popularity....

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...

Best Low Maintenance Bicycles for Commuters [Top 3]

When commuting, an easily maintainable bike will often be an important factor to consider when looking into which one may suit your needs the most. Because at the end of the day, who wants to spend endless hours or run...

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...

Plus Bike vs Fat Bike: Differences + Advantages Explained

If you enjoy adventuring into the wilderness and living that #outdoorsisfree life then you’ll have seen the plus bikes and fat bikes rolling around your local outdoor spaces. Unlike the conventional cross country bike that’s been around since the 90’s,...

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...




TOP 5 FAVOURITES FOR WINTER RIDES


1. 🧥Rapha Lightweight Commuter Jacket
Stylish, waterproof and easy to throw in a bag.

2. 📍Sherlock Anti-Theft GPS Bike Tracker
Get alerted if your bike moves without you.

3. 👖DUER All-Weather Denim
Waterproof cycling jeans - need I say more?

4. 🪖LIVALL BH60SE Smart Bike Helmet
A helmet with lights that plays music.

5. 🥾Chrome Storm 415 Workboot
Waterproof shoes. No more soggy feet.