Bikes and cycling kit

Front child seats - 31 Jan 2014 - Blog
Some fans of front child seats are indignant that we seem prefer rear child seats. Senior Technical Officer Chris Juden explains why he's not against front seats, but would encourage parents to consider a rear seat first.

 
 
It’s that time of year again, when the bikeshop window fills with bright and shiny twinkly winky things and the cyclist protection racket (“Buy one of these kid, or you’ll be sorry!”) goes into overdrive!

 
 
How to recycle your bike - 17 Jul 2013 - Article
The bike or spares you no longer have a use for could be helping to fuel a local community project that restores bikes, salvages spares and provides a valuable training opportunity.

 
 
Bespoked 2013 - 22 May 2013 - Blog
The UK Handmade Bicycle Show has quickly grown to become a fixture on Britain's cycling calendar, so I thought it was time I took a look at it.

 
 
RoadHawk Ride HD Bullet Camera review - 22 Feb 2013 - Article
The RoadHawk Ride seems to have something of a cult following amongst cyclists, especially after extensive use in the BBC’s documentary, the 'War on Britain’s Roads'. After two weeks’ use, this is what I thought...

 
 
The Chilterns are soon to be the latest tourist area to host an Electric Bike Network so, as a local, I decided to give their electric bicycles a spin.

 
 
Reading girl returns to restore a classic - 29 Nov 2012 - Case Study
Laura Brooks wanted a new bike, but couldn't afford to buy one, so with the help of a Cycling UK project in Reading she learnt the skills to help her tranform an old racing bike into a beautiful classic.

 
 
Jole Rider is an education organisation and registered charity, making positive changes by directly affecting the lives of children through education programmes and bike maintenance projects.

 
 
Jole Rider (pronounced Jolly Rider) is a charity that targets Africa to improve education and wellbeing in young people. This is mainly done by fixing up donated bikes and shipping them to Africa for kids to use for cycling to school. So to find out more, I met their lead mechanic for a bike ride.

 
 
A guide to child bike seats - 24 Aug 2012 - Article
If you want to cycle with one child aged 6 months - 4 years one of the best things you can buy is a child seat for your bike. This cycle child seat guide will help you choose the right child seat and enable your little one to be happy, safe and comfortable on your bike.

 
 
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