Don’t let the weather ruin your cycle plans – invest in a bike trainer and bring your ride inside. Here are some of the best value for money models. When it’s too cold or rainy to hit the open road, a bike trainer brings the enjoyment of cycling to the comforts of home. They’re also […]

Pain-free cycling requires a comfortable saddle that fits your body shape perfectly. We turn the spotlight on some of the best. Without a comfortable saddle, cycling can be a sore and painful pastime. Yet many people persist with the same seat they’ve had for years. With a comfy saddle, you can enjoy the open roads […]

For a long time PowerTap had the affordable, reliable power meter market almost to themselves with their hub based systems. Competitors have been muscling in on this market recently, but PowerTap have been hard at work behind the scenes coming up with new options - here’s our first verdict on the brand’s new P1 Pedal system…   by […]

Fuji couldn’t have chosen a better place, the Vuelta headquarters in Marbella, to launch their latest new bike, the SL, together with their team Caja Rural-Seguros RGA earlier today and just a few days ahead of the start of the Spanish Grand Tour this Saturday. And with the SL weighing a mind boggling 695g for the raw frame, the launch has already drawn huge interest […]

What to consider when buying a children’s bike…   by FionaOutdoors   When my daughter turned seven I bought her a new bike. But I made a mistake. My choice was driven by price rather than suitability and the outcome was a child who didn’t want to cycle anymore. So, I went back to the […]

Continuing in our series of women’s endurance road bikes on test (see Specialized Ruby Comp review) I took out the 2015 Trek Silque S C Women’s Road Bike for a few rides. Read on for my verdict..   by Fiona Russell This bike is one of the new style of endurance and sportive road bikes, which […]

Can’t keep an eye on social media all the time but want to be kept updated on the latest new product and service additions to our stores, warehouse and website every week? No problem! Once a week we highlight the best of ‘What’s New’ in our round-up. This week it’s all about new 2016 bikes!   – BMC Granfondo GF01 Ultegra […]

Adele Mitchell on the wonderful – and diverse – world of women’s mountain biking.   There was a time, not so long ago, when you were almost more likely to find a herd of sparkling pink unicorns on a mountain bike trail than a group of women. Back then, the words ‘woman’ and ‘mountain bike’ […]

When it comes to getting kitted out, each type of cyclist has their own unique needs. Same goes for coffee-lovers. Find out which coffee brewing method you should be using based on your biking habits, compiled by our friends at Pact Coffee. Pact are also exclusively offering our blog readers to get their first bag of Coffee […]

I don’t remember every detail about learning to ride a bike.  I just remember that my parents, painstakingly invested many hours. There were no balance bikes so the clear stages were trike, stabilisers and then two wheels – no doubt accompanied by many bruises and scuffs along the way. I thank my Mum and Dad […]

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