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Spurcycle: A Rolls Royce of bicycle bells

Spurcycle makes precision engineered bicycle bells. Cheap they are not, but the nickel alloy bell creates a powerful, enduring sound. We think they’re a beautiful adornment for any set of handlebars. Fabricated from stainless steel and brass components, Spurcycle prides itself in producing high standard bells. In fact, the company claims it’s the only bell you will ever need. Win…

Should I buy a cheaper e-bike?

The price of e-bikes is plummeting, but are cheaper models any good? It’s now possible to buy a well-equipped e-bike for £500 – £1,000. Companies like Hong Kong-based Fiido cut out the middle men and ship their bikes direct to the customer. Of course it means there’s no bricks and mortar dealership to turn to in the event of problems,…

A beginner’s guide to mobility scooters: FAQs

Do I need to have my mobility scooter serviced? If you want your mobility scooter to last, it pays to have it serviced. A comprehensive service should include the checking and adjustment of brakes, wheels and tyres. Electrical connections should be inspected and the battery tested. How much does a mobility scooter service cost? Here in the UK, the costs…

e-bikes radically transform how we travel

There’s a quiet revolution happening on our roads. Without the benefit of the government subsidies, costly charging infrastructure and advertising on which the success of electric cars relies, sales of e-bikes are soaring. The benefits of e-bikes can include a significant and long-term effect on how people travel. The University of Lausanne examined this so-called ‘modal shift’ and discovered that…

Dear PM, someone’s killed or seriously injured on our roads every 16 minutes…

Safe Streets Now seeks to highlight the ways road traffic-related harms blight communities and calls for the safety of our streets to be properly prioritised. We’re proud to have signed their open letter to the PM, leader of the opposition, Secretary / shadow Secretary of state for transport and heads of the sentencing council / CPS: In 2022 1,766 people…