Last year we saw a number of advancements in bike lights and bike alarms, as innovative upstarts and established brands look for new ways to keep us safe while riding and to keep our bikes safe when we leave them locked up. Here’s a look at some of the innovations coming our way over the […]
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If you do a web search, cycling enthusiasts will praise the virtues of cycling shoes. They keep your feet in place on the pedals, the stiff soles give you more support and put less strain on your muscles. But what if you’re riding a Santander Cycle and it’s not practical to have cycling shoes (not […]
A new cycling accessories shop has opened in Hackney, specialising in bags for style-conscious commuters and families. The Goodordering range was created by Aussie expat Jacqui Ma, who has designed bags for Puma, Virgin Atlantic, Microsoft and Debenhams. But east London is already a haven for cyclists, with the likes of Look Mum No Hands!, Hackney […]
Like it or not, Christmas is already on its way. Do you have a cyclist in your life to buy a present for? Are you wondering whether to get them a cycling gift, or just stick to the safe but very predictable scented candle or box of Belgian chocolates? Well, you should use your imagination […]
The best cycling jacket will keep the nasty heavy rain out, will keep you feeling warm on your commute into work and allow your skin to breathe so you won’t be dripping with sweat. But how do you know which one to buy?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Shock announcement: Many cyclists also own cars! You heard it here first. Many cyclists enjoy using said cars for heading off to far flung places to ride their bikes. Transporting them involves some kind of bike rack. Whether that’s a trailer or an attachable rack that fits on the top or rear of your car. […]
Cyclists – like Victorian children – are better seen than heard. We know this, despite my first foul-mouthed instinct when faced with a reckless driver. When it comes to making themselves seen, many – London Cyclist ed Andreas included – hold the perfectly sensible view that you don’t need to go overboard on the high-vis […]
Kryptonite or Abus? This used to be the extent of your bike locking choices. Now, it’s a little more complicated. Do you want a keyless bike lock? A bike lock with GPS? A bike lock that sits around your hips? Beyond any gimmicks, what a cyclist truly wants is a lock that is both highly secure and […]
This is a guest post by Richard Cantle, founder of Stolen Ride. The site helps cyclists re-unite with their stolen bikes. Hackney Peddler We sell Abus, Kryptonite and Knog. Abus and Kryptonite are the market leaders and have a long proven history in the security business. Knog have the Strongman which is well designed so it’s hard to […]
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