Archive | October, 2017

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Beeline Review – Cycling directions with a difference

I remember back in October 2015 seeing Beeline on Kickstarter and thinking “what an odd, interesting looking little device”. Flash forward a couple of years to October 2017 and Kate from Beeline reached out to see if we’d like to test one out for a couple of weeks. As it happens, I was about to move to […]

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5 upcoming cycling events in London

It’s getting cold, windy, rainy and dark earlier and earlier. It’s only natural to get despondent and gravitate towards the couch, Netflix and a packet of crisps. But there is a lot to get out and explore even as it gets darker and colder. If you grab a warm jacket and some gloves, there are […]

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What kind of cyclist indicator are you?

Cyclists are encouraged to indicate when they’re about to turn or change lanes so that other motorists know what they’re doing and to keep traffic flowing smoothly. However, we generally don’t have lights or blinkers so we have to go with a more rudimentary tool: the arm. Different cyclists have interpreted the indicator in different […]

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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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