It’s starting to get a bit chillier now but as long as you’re sensible there’s nothing to stop you riding through winter in the UK.
We all know that for many journeys a two-wheeled commute is the quickest, cheapest and most reliable way to get to work and back but we also know that for the next 3 months we’re also likely to wish we’d picked some ‘normal’ transport instead.
The Velodrome pursuit in aid of the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity has already got some top names attending including Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay — and now, 7-times Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy has also joined the event! It really is going to be a fantastic day.
In this blog I have been lucky enough to get some tops tips from none other than Ernie Feargrieve, whom for the past 19 years has worked for the British Cycling Team, where he is currently the head mechanic.
I have been lucky enough to be involved with British Cycling many times over the years and have seen how organised and precise everyone is to have everything ready for the riders when they begin their race.
It’s fair to say that the so-called ‘Moped enabled crime’ epidemic is pretty much out of control in London.
Are you one of those riders who finds yourself having confrontations, near misses and near death experiences on the road on a regular basis? Have you ever considered there might be something you could do to help yourself? We'll be giving you a few common and not so common riding tips over the coming months.
There’s a clue in the title about why wearing a ‘Crash’ helmet is not only a legal requirement but is also pretty sensible.