News Archives - Cycling

Upcycle your cycle

SNAP is a furniture bracket that allows you to transform bicycle wheels into coffee tables. No tools are required for the simple brackets to transform any piece of old board – or even a bicycle wheels into coffee tables – into a unique piece of furniture. The donor item does not need to be drilled, which means you can use glass, marble or…

1.4 billion adults risk disease from sedentary lifestyle

More than a quarter of the world’s adults (1.4 billion) have greater risk of type 2 diabetes, cancer, dementia and cardiovascular disease, because they do too little physical activity, according to data from the first study to estimate global physical activity trends over time. The study was undertaken by researchers from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and published on 4…

Winter is coming: Bike Parka up for grabs

Keeping a bicycle under cover protects it from winter weather and prying eyes, but with urban areas short on garages and sheds, for many it’s easier said than done. When a manufacturer of tents was challenged to address the problem, the result was Bike Parka – a high-quality, fitted water-proof cover for bicycles. In the way that today’s all-weather cyclists have…

Government to (finally) introduce cargo e-bikes subsidy

The government has announced £2 million to support the uptake of cargo e-bikes. The news comes seven years after the introduction the ‘plug-in grant’ for electric cars, which sees the buyers of battery-powered cars offered up to £4,500 off the purchase price. The subsidy for electric cars has already cost the tax payer over £400m and for many years campaigners…

Step up your cycling socks game with autumnal colours

A change of season surely justifies a new pair of cycling socks. The new socks Skyline Hibernate design by DeFeet is 60% Nylon, 39% COOLMAX EcoMade and 1% Lycra, but best of all are its autumnal colours. We have one pair (see main image above) worth £22 to give away. (Shoe size EU 40-42.5, Women 8.5-10.5, Men 7-9) Leave us a…