What exactly is visually impaired cycling?
For people with a visual impairment or who are blind, cycling is an opportunity to continue exercising in an extremely fun environment. By using a tandem (a two person bicycle), a front rider known as the pilot can take control in steering for those that can not see. (more…)
I grew up in Shropshire.
It’s where I first road a bike and where I first fell in love with the countryside.
So it means I should be able to provide some pretty awesome Shropshire and Shrewsbury cycling routes for you guys, right?
You betcha! (more…)
So, exactly how long does it take to cycle 10 miles?
It’s a question many new cyclists ask before setting out on their first ride or commute of this length. Having started out on an old mountain bike in the Spanish hills, it took me on average 10.5 miles an hour. (more…)
We’re going to give you a run down of Bristol Cycling and provide you all the information you need to get going. Bristol is a vibrant city of culture so it won’t surprise you to know there are some fantastic Bristol cycling clubs and bike shops and more! Another aspect that makes Bristol a cycling city, is the campaigning and passion from the locals. Millions of trips are made each year on the bike in the city yet the majority still feel there’s a risk and lots is being done to curb this. We’ll make sure to share with you all the information you need to start helping with that too. But to start with, let’s talk about Bristol cycling clubs. (more…)
I’m going to go ahead and say it; Newport is one of the most underrated cities in the UK with amazing bike shops, and the surrounding county is filled to the brim with outstanding beauty. The city itself hasn’t always been the best, as someone who was born and who lives here I believe I’m allowed to say that, but in the last decade major improvements have been made to the infrastructure, and it’s something I’ve become hugely thankful for. Not only has day-to-day life improved here, the initiative to make the city a little nicer has made cycling here a whole lot nicer, because as we all know; one of the biggest reasons we cycle is for the view. (more…)