How long does it take to cycle 10 miles? With examples

How long does it take to cycle 10 miles? With examples

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 as seen in the first image.

Fast forward 1.5 years later, and I’m going further and quicker; albeit on a road bike and less climbing. This comes in at around 45 minutes for 10 miles and variables are a key factor. (more…)

What was unusual about the penny-farthing bicycle?

What was unusual about the penny-farthing bicycle?

Let’s go back in time to find out what was unusual about the penny farthing bicycle. Needless to say, this will be far from a normal feature we do on Cyced, but an exceedingly interesting one.

This magnificent machine was invented in the 1800s and still turns heads today. One wheel large, the other small, traversing A to B. (more…)

50 Amazing Cycling Gifts for 2018 – Gifts for Cyclists in your Life

50 Amazing Cycling Gifts for 2018 – Gifts for Cyclists in your Life

Are you in need of cycling gifts for that passionate two wheeled loving person in your life?

I continue to see my Christmas days and birthdays filled with cycling presents, but that’s okay with me. I’ve put together the longest list on the internet (I think) of the items I would personally love, and know any cyclist would too.

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Cycling for Beginners Guide: How to Start Biking in 2018

Cycling for Beginners Guide: How to Start Biking in 2018

This guide will give you the boost you need to start biking as a beginner.

It covers why you should cycle, a rundown of bike types, and exact bike clothing options to make you look and act the part.

Cycling for beginners shouldn’t be daunting; it shouldn’t be intimidating; simply a fresh of breath air and excitement. (more…)

Complete guide to visually impaired cycling

Complete guide to visually impaired cycling

So,

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…)