Category: Feature

Is Bike Ownership Coming To An End?

Is Bike Ownership Coming To An End? Remember buying things? Remember actually parting with your money to take full ownership of a possession? Ask anyone younger than about 25 and they probably won’t. We are now living in the so-called...

How Cycling Boosts the Economy

How Cycling Boosts the Economy We all know the many reasons why cycling is great for your health. To name only a few positives, it keeps you fit, improves your mental wellbeing, increases your stamina and strength. But getting out...

5 Best Apps for Cyclists Commuting Daily

5 Best Apps for Cyclists Commuting Daily Whether you want to track your training progress, find the best coffee shops nearby, or need help knowing how to repair your bike, there’s an app for almost every cycling need these days....

What Are The Best Bikes For Commuters?

What Are The Best Bikes For Commuters? It’s not always an easy task finding the right bike to satisfy your cycling needs. If you’re a commuter, narrowing the range of bikes down may not make it any simpler to decide....

How Does Cycling Help Your Body? A Cardio Health Guide

How Does Cycling Help Your Body? A Cardio Health Guide Cardio, or cardiovascular exercise, is any physical activity that gets your heart rate high and increases blood circulation. The main goal of performing cardio is to shed off excess fat...

How to Ride a Bike: For Adults, Kids and Dogs [TIPS + VIDEOS]

How to Ride a Bike: For Adults, Kids and Dogs [TIPS + VIDEOS] Life can’t half be complicated sometimes. Tax returns. Starting gym memberships. Cancelling gym memberships. Ikea flatpacks. Roadworks. Traffic jams. Car insurance. Urgh. And that’s why riding a...

Why Mandatory Bicycle Helmets Laws DON’T Make Cyclists Safer

Why Mandatory Bicycle Helmets Laws DON’T Make Cyclists Safer It may seem counter-intuitive but forcing people to wear a helmet when cycling doesn’t improve the safety of cyclists. But why? Surely extra protection around your most important organ can only...

Best Gifts for Cyclists: The Handy Guide

Best Gifts for Cyclists: The Handy Guide UPDATED GIFT GUIDE: 51 Best Presents for Cyclists (under £40) Each and every one of us has at least one cycle lover in their most intimate circle of people (that is, if you...

Norway Has SOLVED Hills with an Ingenious Bike Escalator

Norway Has SOLVED Hills with an Ingenious Bike Escalator We’ve all been there! The crushing reality that, with your work bag/gym gear in tow, the upcoming, never-ending hill is about to bring your jolly cycle to a halt and replace...

What is Cycling in Liverpool Really Like?

What is Cycling in Liverpool Really Like? Having done several “Cycling in…” posts over the years on Discerning Cyclist, it came to my attention that I’ve never done one for my hometown: Liverpool. So just how does Liverpool stack up...