Riding Skills

Top 5 Cycle Commuting Tips

Commuting on a bicycle is not only fun but it is cheaper and often faster than any other form of…

Cyclo-cross 101

Before I start to talk about the best cycling discipline, here's a disclaimer: I am very biased towards cyclo-cross. To…

Beat the tube strike!

It's easy when the tube strike is during the summer - cycling seems to be the obvious substitute for excruciating…

Bikeability – an introduction to road safety for kids

It bills itself as "cycling proficiency for the 21st Century", but what exactly is Bikeability - and how can it help prepare children for the trials of the road? We spoke to Paul Robison, the manager of the scheme, which is run by Cycling England, to find out more. …

Lie of the land – Heading off-road for the first time

Most people who've spent time cranking out the miles across the green hills of our fair land can still remember…

Keep it in the family – cycling with your loved ones

A bike is a fun way to get some fresh air and burn off a few calories. It's a great…

Basic first aid for cyclists

If you've ridden a bike you've fallen off one: it's inevitable with only two wheels on your wagon. Most of…