Commuting

Return to Gold Hill: Behind the scenes

Hopefully, you’ve already watched our Return to Gold Hill film which we created earlier this year on location at Gold Hill in Shaftesbury, Dorset? We’re really proud of it and wanted to take you behind the scenes of how we made it.…

26 enviable cycling commutes that will inspire you to ride to work

For many people, the commute to work means starting and ending the day in either a hot, packed train carriage or stuck in queues of crawling traffic. This means that before even reaching the office, they’ve been cramped into a tiny space devoid of fresh air or space to stretch out.…

5 ways commuting by e-bike will massively improve your working day

The benefits of an ‘active commute’ have long been pedalled (pun intended) by medical experts, including the latest research released this year in the British Medical Journal led by the University of Glasgow. From stress busting and boosting productivity to improving your health, find out how commuting by e-bike can significantly improve your working day.…

London reveals plans for transport revolution

Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to turn the capital into a city of cycling and walking, new transport plans for London reveal. We look into the details and want your opinion!…

Clean air charge could fund cycling

Without Government-backing for pollution fees, clean air zones could fail, campaigners say. Could cycling gain from such clean air zones or a so-called 'Toxin Tax'? We spoke to Cycling UK and Sustrans to find out more...…

Brompton World Championship Edition

Are any two Brompton folding bikes really the same? With the option for different frame colours, handlebar shapes, not to mention all the various accessories and customisations you can specify, personalisation has always been one of Brompton’s strengths. However, this year, there’s a new option to help any Brompton rider really stand out from the crowd: the Brompton World Championship Edition model. We look at this special bike and also the unique Brompton World Championship event that it has been made to honour.…

Bike-to-Work Success Spans Europe

Britain is not the only country offering tax-free incentives to buy a new bike, Cath Harris looks into how to get paid for cycling to work here in Britain and across the continent.. …

New report highlights economic benefits from cycling

Financial benefits are said to total more than £400 billion for countries that invest in cycling, a new EU research report shows...…

Great gifts for Cycle Commuters

When it comes to Christmas present ideas for cycle commuters the gift giver can be a little hampered. Not necessarily for commuters the interest in cycling culture and all the books, art, trinkets and souvenirs that that helpfully encompasses at this time of year. Instead, the cycle commuter is the ultimate utilitarian rider. So here are half a dozen ultra-practical present suggestions — with maybe just the occasional little bit of luxury.  …

Behind the Scenes at Bike Security Experts Hiplok

Founders of British security brand Hiplok Ben and John reveal how things started off for them, the importance of ‘smashing things up’, form vs. function and their top tips for keeping your bike safe.…