2019 Cyced Update

2019 Cyced Update

Cyced has come a long way from where it began at the beginning of 2016. With continued support from our early days in Gloucestershire, we’ve not only expanded our local cycling hubs and blogs, but joined in celebrating the achievements of everyday athletes.

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The best bike shops in Manchester

The best bike shops in Manchester

In need of a brand new bike, a bike service or a jersey? The bike shops in Manchester provide a selection of brands, prices and stellar expertise unrivalled by many a town or city. Our guide to the best bike shops in the city ensure you go to the right places and get served by the right cycling professionals who know their SPDs from their LOOKs. (more…)

What is the Fallowfield Loop in Manchester?

What is the Fallowfield Loop in Manchester?

Having taken the Fallowfield Loop many a time to get from South to East Manchester, I’ve become accustomed to the benefits and the pitfalls with it. Manchester faces criticism occasionally with the infrastructure in place for cycle commuters and those looking to get around the city, but with the announcement of Greater Manchester’s Beeline project, the likes of the Fallowfield Loop become the foundations of a perfect cycling city. (more…)

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…)