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  1. A complete guide to car-mounted cycle carriers (bike racks on cars)

    of the car boot or hatchback, and two arms on which the bikes hang. Despite rear-mounted carriers’ apparent ... and preparation to practise fitting. Even the most secure rear-mounted carriers can seem a little wobbly while ... have to carry more than four or five bikes you could combine roof-mounted carriers with a rear or tow ...

    mattlamy - 15 Feb 2019 - 10:34

  2. Choose the best Saddlebag- group test

    carrier (£30). This is sturdy and effective and it sidesteps the issue of bag loops on the saddle, ... Hallett reviews four medium-sized bags suitable for day rides, commuting, and credit card touring One ... the saddlebag over a continental-style handlebar bag, which is size-limited by the width of the handlebar ...

    Victoria Hazael - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  3. A guide to taking your bike on an aeroplane

    luggage carriers, mudguards and lighting systems. Packing tips Although some bags (including the CTC bag ... If you'd like to know what CTC is doing to ease these journeys, visit our campaigning pages. Bags and boxes ... in a bag or box. The main reason for this (and the pedals and bars) is to avoid damaging or dirtying other ...

    Chris Juden - 6 Apr 2018 - 12:15 - 5 comments

  4. Choose the best bike bags and boxes- group test

    Which bike bag is the best? By Victoria Hazael Tuesday, 28 March 2017 Choose the best bike bags ... Richard Hallett reviews four You need to put your bike in a bag or box to take it on a ’plane. Some rail ... services require a bike to be bagged too – European high-speed trains demanding a case no bigger than ...

    Victoria Hazael - 27 Sep 2017 - 16:44

  5. Blackburn Outpost Handlebar Roll

    or a sleeping bag, and includes an integrated stuff sac. It's quick release carrier is secured by straps ... The Outpost Handlebar Roll is a bikepacker's bar-bag, adding 10 litres of luggage space to a bike ... and a bar-bag style bracket, which fits best to a flat bar. Attaching it to a riser bar meant bending ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  6. Cargo cycling- Loads more cycling

    Useful Bikes offers a wide range of practical bikes and luggage-carrying accessories. Outside the larger ... on my bike. Linda Cottrell   Buying a load carrier No luck locally? Get online: Practical Cycles ... ‘longtail’ cargo bike that, with suitable accessories, can carry passengers or up to 200kg of cargo. ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  7. The Phoenix and the ashes

    There are people shifting bags of maize, sorghum or beans. Some have woven carriers holding mangoes and other ... different. Milk and water carriers There are other pedalling peddlers too. Cosmos comes from Titye village. ... a bed being transported on a bike, a goat tied to a wooden frame that’s strapped to the carrier ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  8. A guide to child trailers

    if they were in either a front or rear child bike seat. Simply attach the necessary accessories and push on. ... of the most useful cycling accessories available. They offer a huge amount of extra carrying capacity, both ... children have started cycling themselves, you can convert your trailer into a useful cargo carrier ...

    mattlamy - 30 Jun 2017 - 12:47 - 4 comments

  9. A guide to bicycle lights

    are usually bolted onto the rear carrier or mudguard, where they will not be obscured by anything else ... rear lamps are now available that likewise bolt onto any carrier that has the standard European fixings ... Senior Technical Officer Chris Juden. Rear bicycle lights Whilst the lumen count has steadily risen ...

    simon.bever - 19 Oct 2018 - 13:50

  10. A guide to child bike seats

    that fix to a rear carrier rack slide and lock onto the rack’s top, with a safety strap around ... be fitted with a conventional rear carrier rack can take rack-fitting seats. Tandems can be fitted with rear ... with a heavier passenger, particularly with a rear-fitting seat. How many child​ren? It’s possible to use front ...

    Victoria Hazael - 4 Oct 2017 - 10:13

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