Oswestry Midnight Ride 2019

Oswestry Midnight Ride 2019 For me, one of the highlights of spending time in the UK in June is being able to take part in the Oswestry Midnight Ride. Last year was my first time and I couldn’t wait for this year. As expected, this year was even better still,...

Btwin Tilt 500

Cycling is my passion and whenever I go anywhere. I feel totally lost without a bike, which is why I bought a Btwin Tilt 500 fold up bike during one of my last trips. On a recent trip to Spain I found myself without a bike. I have always fancied a fold up bike so I...

25 2 100 Weight Loss

  Want to achieve great weight loss? This is how I lost 25 kg in 5 months! Losing weight and ways to aid weight loss have been buzz phrases for many years. It is a well known fact that cycling is an excellent way to help to lose weight in a fun and healthy way. I...

Balance Bikes

Balance bikes are great for teaching kids how to ride. There are several ways to learn to ride a bike which range from the traditional stabilisers to balance bikes. Stabilisers Most people over the years have learnt how to ride a bike using stabilisers. This is a safe...

Stay Safe When Riding on the Road

Riding in the two different road positions is one of the first parts taught during Bikeability Level 2. Riding on the correct part of the road gives cyclists a better chance to be seen by motorists. Using correct road positioning while riding means that other road...

Highway Code Cycling Section Part II

The UK Highway code contains a comprehensive section on cycling rules. Many cyclists fall foul of the law either by being unaware that these cycling rules apply to them as well as motorists. Others just choose to ignore these cycling rules. Either way, there is no...

Avoid Being Doored

One of the dangers cyclists face on a daily basis is being doored. This is when a motorist opens a vehicle door causing a cyclist to collide with the door. With a little foresight and planning, this is an avoidable accident. In the UK, approximately 600 cyclists are...

Highway Code Cycling Section Part I

Many cyclists in the UK are unaware that the highway code covers cycling too. Cyclists are traffic and must abide by the rules of the road just like any other motorist. The cycling highway code covers most scenarios a cyclist is likely to encounter, it also debunks...

How to Clean your Bike Chain

How to Clean your Bike Chain It is said that a clean bike chain is a long lasting chain! If you carry out a bike M Check or  ABC basic bike check on a regular basis, you will notice the state of your bike chain. Your bike chain requires regular cleaning as well as...