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Do Self-Charging Electric Bikes Exist?

For many cyclists, electric bikes have been the perfect invention: they require less pedal power yet still improve your fitness, are an environmentally friendly alternative to cars or motor vehicles, and generally look pretty slick, too. Which is always important....

How Fast Does Google Maps Assume You Bike?

If you take your bike out for a spin and end up venturing into the unknown, embrace it. Not only because you might find your new favourite cycling route, but because as long as you’ve got signal on your smart...

Is Cycling to Work ‘Enough’ Exercise?

During the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, I dusted off my bike and running shoes and lost a good amount of weight, which you can read about here. Of course, when I was cycling...

Rapha Technical Trousers [Review]

History recounts numerous colossal errors by individuals: Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in winter, the Captain of the Titanic’s hubris and David Beckham’s 2003 haircut. While not of quite the same magnitude as these men, I must add my name to...

Osloh Porteur Women’s Cycling Jeans [Review]

I have a confession to make: when I was invited to review Osloh’s Women’s Porteur Jean my heart sank a little. Firstly, because my usual narrative style of writing is difficult to achieve against the backdrop of an eleven-month lockdown in Leicester (I have no...

21 Reasons to Cycle to Work in 2021

Out with the old, in with new – calendar year, that is. The worst of the nightmare that was 2020 is behind us, and it’s time to usher in 2021 with a revitalised, positive attitude. What that in mind, why...