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…)
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…)
In this article, Cycling Co-ordinator, Don Muir, from the Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership highlights cycling safety advice. Gloucestershire Road Safety look to make everyone’s journeys in the county safer. More from Don.. (more…)
Part I – Road Theory Summary
For first time cyclists it can be a little daunting getting onto the road with fast paced traffic and cars that like to get right up close. I’ve put together these road cycling safety points in order for you to know what the right thing to do is when out on the road.
I see cyclists all the time disobeying these rules (more…)
Strava has become the app to have for cyclists. You can track your speeds, distance, calories, and more, then save those stats to your profile. I’ve compiled some of the more practical and useful Strava features for (more…)
Part I – Before You Start Looking for a Second Hand Bike
Buying second hand bikes online is a way to save money and get a good performing bike. While second hand bikes often have a few scuff marks and little scratches, they are often unnoticeable and have minimal cosmetic damage you would see from riding a new bike over several months. Searching for a second hand bike online may not be the quickest route if you are dying to hit the road, but for the savvy buyer it can be a (more…)