Welcome to the 2019 Cycling Brand Guide from Cyced. A curated list of the best and our favourite brands and projects going on in the world of cycling. Discover bike brands, online gear stores, podcasts, forums and much more in the curated cycling lists below. And got something to add? Let us know @wearecyced. (more…)
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.
There’s more than one reason that we love cycling. From group rides, to exploring the countryside, to coffee and cake. But Strava is one of the bigger reasons I fell in love with the sport, and it may be the same for many of you. Asides from being able to analyse your ride data, what makes Strava so special? Taking a Strava KOM. (more…)
It seems there’s always more ways to spend money on cycling, whether you’re upgrading bike parts or splashing out on some new gear. But let’s be honest, we can be a frivolous bunch, and a lot of us are happy to throw money at our hobby just to be that one bit better than our mates. (more…)
There’s a good chance you’re on Instagram, and there’s also a good chance you’re a cyclist. The hashtag (#) acts as a way to not only tag your Instagram images, but also helps you get found. If you’re like me, you’ll want your pictures seen by a wider audience. I mean just look how clean my bike is!(more…)
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…)