Category: Bikes

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 exploration...

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...

What Are Fat Bikes? [Pros + Cons Explained]

If you’ve seen a bike that had such big tyres that you had to give it a double-take, the chances are that you saw a fat bike (AKA a “fat tire bike”). And although fat tyre bikes have been around...

5 of the Best Hybrid Bikes for Commuters

What is a Hybrid Bike? A hybrid bike is exactly what it says on the tin – a cross between a road bike and a mountain bike. This makes them a great choice for commuters because, no matter what sort...

3 of the Best Folding Bikes for All Budgets

Perhaps you’ve been on a long cycle with a foldable bicycle, only to find you’ve had to put far more effort and expend far more energy than you would have expected to. Perhaps you’ve found their typically smaller wheels have...

Where to Find a Cheap Commuter Bike in Your City

When it comes to investing in a bike, value for money is everything. If you’re a commuter looking to cycle to work, for example, it’s important that you’re sure you’re making the right choice before parting with your money. Don’t...