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Hiplok Z Lok combo up for grabs

They say every bicycle weighs the same; a lightweight (and by extension, expensive) bike requires a heavy lock whereas its cheap and cheerful cousin (which weighs more) can make do with a lighter lock. If you own a lightweight road bike it’s likely you often ride without any lock at all, but what to do when you stop for a…

We’re Claims Team of the Year!

We’re delighted to announce we’ve been named Claims Team of the Year by the Insurance Times. It’s been a busy time for us over the last two years. As lockdown changed the market, our focus shifted to account for closed cycle shops, delays in the delivery of parts and an increase in bicycle retail prices. We also launched a customer…

The cargo bikes perfectly sized for UK streets

Cargo bikes are perfect for city streets but the larger and wider they are, the trickier they become to store. There is nothing new about the small-wheeled cargo bike, but the Tern electric-powered GSD is beautifully conceived – a bike designed to carry two kids, a week’s worth of groceries or 180 kg of cargo while at the same time…

Parking problems: The European mayors grasping the nettle

The former London commissioner for cycling,  Andrew Gilligan, may once have described parking as ‘the third rail of politics – if you touch it, you die’, but mayors around Europe are beginning to take a stand. The German city of Tübingen is to increase parking fees by 600 per cent in a bid to discourage the use of large and…

A stealthy way to wear Lycra cycling shorts

Want the practical qualities of Lycra, but don’t feel comfortable with the look of tight shorts? We might have the answer for you. Endura Hummvee cycling shorts are described as mountain bike gear, but we think their appeal is far broader. For a start, they offer commuters a practical, comfortable and warm way to wear shorts all year round. The…