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…

Colin Jackson reveals ‘Cycling is as popular as football’ as Bike Week 2016 launches

Former world athletics champion and Olympic silver medallist Colin Jackson helped launch Bike Week 2016 today – and revealed figures that show cycling is as popular as football. Former world athletics champion and Olympic silver medallist Colin Jackson helped launch Bike Week 2016 today – and revealed figures that show cycling is as popular as…

Why I love cycling to work

For over a decade Cycling UK’s Julie Rand has been cycling to work, she blogs about her choice of route and the highs and lows of being a cycle commuter. For over a decade, I have commuted daily by bike to Cycling UK National Office in Guildford, Surrey. Luckily for me, it’s only 6 miles each…

How to put on a Bike Breakfast

Putting on your Bike Breakfast What better reward for work colleagues (or school classmates) who’ve cycled than a coffee and pastry? After all, they say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day – and those who have been using a little pedal power are definitely entitled to replace a few burned-off calories….

Cycle to work with a colleague

When cycling to work, two’s company! With ride to work as the theme of Bike Week 2016, now’s a good time to convince that colleague who has always wanted to cycle in but still has not quite made the leap. Cycling UK‘s Sam Jones was bike buddy to his colleague Heather Thorpe, and the changes…