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Knog PWR lights and portable charger review

The new Knog PWR range – the Commuter and the Rider are bike lights with a built in power bank to allow you to charge your devices. In time, Knog will be releasing additional tech, including a speaker which will plug in directly to the unit. Both the Commuter and the Rider are 450 lumens. The difference […]

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Bike service: should you take your cycle to an independent or chain shop?

Taking your bike for a service is something that many of us put off for a whole raft of reasons. You might not know where to take it, particularly if you’re newer to cycling. In this instance, the first question to ask yourself is what you prioritise: price, convenience, relationship with the shop, or something […]

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Enjoy the autumn with these top cycling trails

Summer is gone! Don’t be sad; be glad that autumn is here. The country gets extra beautiful during this time of the year so now is the time to get on your bike and go see some of the changing colours, take advantage of the calmer weather, and enjoy the great cycling temperatures. Don’t wait […]

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Discover London by bike this autumn

The days are getting shorter, colder and you’re finding yourself retreating into your cosy couch more and more. Well summer might be over but there are a lot of fun things to explore in London this autumn and so we wanted to compile a Time Out-esqe list with a cycling spin. Below we’ve listed bunch […]

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London in the spotlight for an urban cycling lifestyle documentary

This week, I went along to a Cycle Speed Dating event at Look Mum No Hands!, with a roped-in supportive friend and my Dutch bicycle Millie in tow. Cyclists looking for love in Lycra came together at Lmnh Kitchen, to follow the usual speed dating format of spending a few minutes chatting with each potential […]

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Best bike cameras for on and off road cycling – 2017 edition

Whether you want a camera for safety, for video making, or to just have fun with – there’s plenty out there to choose from. We’ve hand picked a few that we recommend and added in some notes about what mounts you’ll need to make these cameras bike friendly. GoPro Hero5 GoPro has always been the […]

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Why I went on a night cycle across London

Cycling at any time of the day is wonderful, but in London a serene night ride tops peak-hour pedalling for me. And as the days are getting shorter and our cycle shorts are getting longer, this seems like a fitting opportunity to write about it. I travelled from Putney Bridge to Turnpike Lane last week, […]

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Best cycling routes in London when you’re learning to ride (or new to London)

Cycling in London for the first time can be quite a dramatic change from what you might previously be used to. There are more cars, cyclists, pedestrians and generally a lot going on around you. It takes a bit of time to get used to riding in the city. With this in mind, we’ve listed […]

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London’s triathlon clubs – A quick guide

So, you’ve signed up for a triathlon – that’s awesome. If this is your first time doing a triathlon, or if you’ve recently moved to a new area in London, you’ll probably be looking for a club to train with. This comprehensive guide will group triathlon clubs based on where they are located in the […]

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Dating for cyclists in London – what to look for?

We’ve looked at popular London cycing clubs and we’ve shared our guide to finding a cycling buddy. But what if you are looking for love? We take a look at a speed dating event designed for cyclists. Look Mum No Hands! recently teamed up with Cycle Speed Dating to hold a ‘Date & Ride’ event. Single cyclists […]

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From Portreath to Devoran – Coast to Coast Cycle

At just 11 miles long, the Sustrans Mineral Tramways Coast to Coast is one of the shortest coast to coast rides you can do in the UK. Almost the entire route is traffic free. Over the summer holidays, while I was in Cornwall, I took the opportunity to ride the route. As we were close […]

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Getting social and sustainable with Brake the Cycle

Brake the Cycle is a cycle touring company with a difference. Organised as a social enterprise, the goal is to explore sustainable living through cycling, adventure and community. London Cyclist interviewed Joe Red, the founder of the organisation, to find out more and to discover what someone can expect from one of their tours. Joe […]

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