Author Archives: Jake Cussans

Cold Weather Cycling Tips | Keep Motivated Through The April Showers!

Spring is here according to the calendar, the primroses and daffodils are blooming, but it’s not all sunshine. All too often, just as you’ve got your bike set up for some spring outings, the weather turns chilly or wet. Don’t be put off – this is the UK after all, and the weather can swing from balmy temperatures to Arctic blasts and back again in just a few days. As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad weather for cycling, just bad clothing. It’s all about planning; with the right gear and a little winter cycling motivation, you can make the most of the longer hours of daylight and enjoy your bike, whatever the weather throws at us. Follow our handy winter bike riding tips and get out there and enjoy riding your bike this spring! 1. … Continue reading

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Why should you invest in regular servicing on your bicycle?

Whether you’re a keen cyclist looking forward to the first sportive of the season, commute to work by bike or just love cycling as a fun way to boost your fitness and enjoy the fresh air, regular servicing is key to getting the best out of your bike. Looking after your bike property will ensure that it runs smoothly as well as helping it to last longer. In this months blog we will take a look at the key points of basic bicycle maintenance. Why is bicycle repair and maintenance so important? Whether you ride your bike regularly, no matter the season or are planning to head out for the first time as the weather warms up, spring is the ideal time to get your bike serviced. The cold, rain and mud of winter takes a heavy toll on your … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Cycling

Health Benefits of Cycling, Cycle Into The New Year! It’s easy to make great resolutions to lose weight and get fitter but much harder to actually stick to them. We’re now two months into the New Year now and many of us are starting to lose sight of our goals. Every January, thousands of us join a gym but for many people, it’s quite difficult to get into the gym routine. If you’re finding yourself losing motivation and slowing down a bit, it’s time to start looking for new sources of inspiration. Gyms can be quite costly and for many people, the experience can be quite daunting. Where do I start? What exercises should I be doing? What will everyone think? The key to getting more regular exercise into your life is to find something that you enjoy doing so … Continue reading

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