Monthly Archives: June 2016

Top 10 bike maintenance ‘don’ts’

Don’t let a ‘can-do’ approach end up as one big ‘can-D’OH!’ Keen to try a bit of DIY bike maintenance but worried your ‘can-do’ approach might end up as one big ‘can-D’OH!’? We’ve asked our friends over at Bikeradar for their top 10 DIY ‘Don’ts’ to keep you out of trouble. Tools required Spoke key […]

Top ten tips for cycling in traffic

In today’s busy road conditions, what you may have learned years ago in the playground for your Cycling Proficiency badge just doesn’t cut it. Update your cycling skills with our top ten tips. 1. Don’t hide on the inside Never undertake a lorry on the left hand side, especially if you are at a junction. Don’t […]

Six ways to get ready for Bike Week 2016

Bike Week 2016 has now officially started (11-19 June) and so we’ve brought together some handy hints to help you to make the most of this kick start to your summer of cycling.   With over five million of us Brits already enjoying cycling three or more times a week, you might be forgiven for […]

Debbie and Steve are bitten by the ride to work BUG

Senior engineer Debbie Greenfield and former Fire Service commander Steve Wollen hope more people will follow their lead by cycling to work during Bike Week 2016. Debbie and Steve both enjoy the benefits of fitness and fresh air by using pedal power for their daily commute to the Harwell campus in Oxfordshire’s ‘Science Vale’. They […]