Is it nestling behind the sofa, out in the garden or simply chained to the railings out the front of the property? A major problem for cyclists is where to keep your bicycle at home. Or, more accurately, where to keep the many bicycles which we own safe, dry and out of the way? READ ON
The Grand Depart for the Tour of Britain heads out of Rochdale this morning at 10:30am. It’s fair to assume that the pro-tour event should cause a bigger stir than the arrival of Walsall later in the afternoon for a lower league football match. But, this is England and, you never can tell! READ ON
One of the bodies that appears about to be thrown onto the “bonfire of the quangos” is Cycle England. With it would go Bikeability, the peculiarly named body responsible (among other things) for what most people would recognise as the cycle competency test. READ ON
This is our first ever guest post (with more in the coming weeks). We asked for interesting article suggestions from our Facebook community and Gill Roylance suggested and then wrote this great article about her experiences cycling and on Sky Rides. Thanks Gill!
What do the words ”hubs”, “rims”, “stem”, “dropbar” have in common? Give up? The answer is that they all appear within the description of a 1975 vintage Peugeot racer listed for sale on Going Going Bike and are technical words which might confuse or simply not be known by many people browsing the auctions. READ ON
Yesterday’s SkyRide in central London had more in common with the London Marathon than just the breezy and occasionally showery conditions which you often experience in April for the world famous 26.2 mile event. READ ON
Bikes, charities and fun
Lots of people are getting on their bikes to raise money for charity. This we fully encourage! Even the GB volleyball team is getting in on the action. The great thing is the ideas everyone has come up with on top of riding a long distance.
11/09/2010 // Tour of Britain