News Archives - Cycling

Charge of the light brigade – Win a solar panel for your car or bike

The fact so many cars across Britain have sat idle during lockdown is great for the environment,  but not so good for the cars themselves as batteries may begin to lose their charge. Solar-powered battery chargers are inexpensive and easy to use. Simply place one on your dashboard and plug into your 12v socket. Be aware that running your car’s…

Future’s so bright, I gotta wear DHB shades

With a seemingly never-ending lockdown and an unseasonably cold chill in the air it might not feel like it, but brighter times are ahead. To help you look forward to a spring and summer spent outdoors, we have a pair of dhb sunglasses and three interchangeable lenses to give away. The sunglasses provide 100 per cent protection against UVA and…

Never lose another allen key (fingers crossed)

Why do allen key sets have a habit of always missing the size you’re after (for me, it’s the 5mm). We’re convinced the solution to this bike maintenance irritant is to go colour-coded. This set of allen keys from Sealey is manufactured from hardened and heat-treated chrome vanadium steel and boasts a fully polished finish. The keys range in length…

Evil Cycle Lobby consolidates grip on British roads

Ever wondered how countless cycle lanes that probably cost a million quid per metre, spring up overnight? In news that will surprise nobody who’s ever watched a Bond film, it seems a group of maleficent – and well funded – masterminds are behind these senseless attacks on the British motorist. According to sources, The Evil Cycling Lobby meet the first…

Cycling paved the way for today’s roads

How many miles of road would you guess crisscross this little island of ours? 100,000? 200,000? According to the Department for Transport there are 245,000 miles of roads in Britain; a distance equivalent to circumnavigating the earth 10 times. Even more surprising is the relatively tiny proportion designed and built for cars and lorries. For every one mile of motorway,…