Category: Feature

Most Eco-Friendly Bikes [Top 4 Sustainable Bicycles]

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly and sustainable ways to travel. It also offers numerous health benefits, both physical and mental. And the popularity of cycling continues to grow. It’s estimated that around 6.5 million people cycle each year...

Are Shimano Gears the Best (and Why Are They So Popular)?

Shimano are a Japanese company, and world-leaders in supplying engineered moving components that are bolted or fixed onto a bicycle. Celebrating their 100th anniversary in 2021, with forecasted sales in 2022 of ¥580billion (£3.5billion/$4.3billion), this company has developed a market-leading...

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...

Types of Bike Locks (and Which is Best?)

Even the best bike lock cannot guarantee your bicycle will be waiting when you return to it. Over 100,000 were stolen per year in England and Wales from 2002 to 2021. As cycling becomes more popular as a commuting alternative,...

Is Brompton Subscription Worth It? [PROS + CONS]

Folding bikes have been growing in popularity for the past four decades. Being easy to transport and to store, they’ve revolutionised commuting journeys worldwide. Since the 1980s, Brompton has been one of the leading manufacturers of folding bikes. Instantly recognisable,...

Are Cowboy Bikes Worth It? [E-BIKE ANALYSIS]

E-bikes are big business in the cycling world. Sales rose by 23% in 2020 alone and are projected to reach as high as 3.7 million by 2030. Cowboy bikes are one of the most popular brands. The company claims to...

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...

Are VanMoof Bikes Good? [E-Bike Brand Explored]

The popularity of E-bikes is soaring. Although sometimes controversial amongst more traditional cyclists, they currently account for a large proportion of all bike sales. VanMoof bikes are one of the most popular brands, but are they worth the price? These...

What Are Bamboo Bikes? [Pros + Cons]

Bamboo is a plant, or more specifically a grass. You’ve likely seen in in gardens, or used to construct products such as floors, or furniture. You can also use it to make smaller products like cups, face cloths, and gloves. ...

Do Cyclists Have to Obey Speed Limits?

Let’s start a revolution. Let’s move the story and the narrative away from speed. We don’t need to go quickly to commute from the train station to the office. We shouldn’t need to shower when we arrive at the office,...

Why the Bicycle Thrives During a Crisis

The bicycle can be seen as a token of events which dominated most of the civilised world for the past 200 years.  It has facilitated society’s development, has shone as the steed of pioneering racers and new adventurers, advanced feminism,...

How Many Bicycles Are There in the UK? [STATS]

With its winding countryside paths, clifftop panoramas, and sweeping coastal vistas, the UK isn’t short of cycling routes. The UK government is also planning to invest heavily in cycling infrastructure, with an eye on a greener future. Cycling is certainly...




TOP 5 FAVOURITES FOR SUMMER RIDES


1. 🩳Rapha Randonnee Shorts
Beautiful shorts for on + off the bike.

2. 🧥Helly Hansen Hooded Rain Jacket
For unexpected downpours.

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

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

5. 🥾Tropicfeel Shoes
Stylish, lightweight and fast-drying.