News Archives - Cycling

Kevin Watkins speaks on road danger

Stop Killing our Children examines how road danger damages us all, whatever our age and however we travel, and questions our collective blindness to both its cause and remedy.The 40-minute, crowdfunded film is narrated by the BBC’s John Simpson and features interviews with Chris Boardman, Dr Rachel Aldred, Dr Ian Walker, George Monbiot and the founders of the Stop de…

The cargo bike is a pedal-powered SUV – only far cooler

When it comes to moving people around a city, cars are distinctly sub-optimal. Quite apart from damage to the environment and road danger, it’s a matter of physics; most cities simply don’t have the space to accommodate a single car per inhabitant – not to mention those used by visitors. By contrast, every city can comfortably store a bicycle for…

Quickguard: Rattle-free bicycle mudguards that can be removed in seconds

Are bicycle mudguards a relic of bygone days? In Britain it can certainly feel that way. Sure they add a little weight, and spoil the lines of a sleek road bike, but given how often it rains here, it’s odd that so few bikes sold in Britain come without them fitted as standard…especially given how the penalty for cycling without them at this time…

ETA: Our custom bikes 2009-2019

They’ve earned two Guinness World Records, television appearances around the world and over one million views on YouTube; the ETA’s custom bikes are more than a chance for us to have fun publicising our name – each project has helped us highlight a particular issue that faces cyclists. Our custom bicycles from ETA on Vimeo. The Guinness World Record-winning Hornster…

Stocking filler giveaway: Zpurs

Zpurs is a unique and simple way of carrying your shoes, boots or high heels…or making impromptu Christmas tree decorations. British firm Neatcleats has developed Zpurs as a simple clipping mechanism for just about every type of shoe that allows you to clip your footwear wherever you like. For those who use cleats, they’re a great way to carry alternative…