Everything tagged with commuting

Blog post: Get your workplace up to speed with a London Cycling Workshop

If you're looking to inspire your organisation through cycling and engage with those already commuting by bike; or perhaps you’re an employee who would like to see cycling supported within your workplace? London Cycling Campaign’s Cycl...

Blog post: Bike Review: Decathlon Matex B'Fold 5

DECATHLON Matex B'Fold 5 £169.99 www.decathalon.co.uk Decathalon has a reputation for providing great bikes at impressively low prices, and this Matex B'Fold continues that theme. For a penny short of £170 you get a smart fold...

Blog post: Ana Nichoola Hello Yello women's Commuter Jacket

ANA NICHOOLA Hello Yello Commuter Jacket £110 www.ananichoola.co.uk There’s definitely a gap in the market for fashionable women’s cycle clothing and the latest range from Ana Nichoola helps to fill that void. This jacket ha...

Blog post: Roux Carbon Drive G8 belt-drive bike

ROUX Carbon Drive G8 £900 www.2x2worldwide.com Another recent entrant to the growing market for bikes with a Gates Carbon belt-drive instead of a conventional chain is the G8. With a sporty saddle and lightweight alloy construction the ...

Blog post: Avanti Inc 2 belt-drive bike

AVANTI Inc 2 £900 www.paligap.cc Kiwi brand Avanti isn’t the best-known in the UK, but they’ve been producing more-than-respectable road bikes for a few years. The Inc 2 owes more than a nod to the Cannondale Bad Boy 8, a cl...

Blog post: Keela Roadrunner cycling trousers

KEELA Roadrunner £64.95 www.keela.co.uk The Roadrunners were designed for emergency services cycle teams and have now been released to a wider audience. The Stretch-Tec Advanced fabric means they feel and ‘give’ like a softs...

Blog post: Pearl Izumi Launch jersey

PEARL IZUMI Launch jersey £39.99 www.madison.co.uk A slightly different take on the basic polyester technical jersey, the Launch has a relaxed (and fairly long) rather than performance fit and comes in two sleeve length options (short o...

Blog post: Schwalbe Marathon Deluxe tyres

SCHWALBE Marathon Deluxe £49.99 www.schwalbe.co.uk The Marathon series is widely regarded as the most puncture-proof in the world — a version of the Marathon Plus is used on Boris bikes — as they feature a thick band of rubb...

Blog post: Helmet review: Bern Watts

BERN Watts £50 www.bernunlimited.com Taking its cue from skate-style helmets, the combination of hard plastic outer shell with EPS foam inner (approved to EN1078 standard) means the Watts offers excellent all-round head protection. Luck...

Blog post: Kansi 9twenty folding bike

Kansi 9twenty £749 Drivetrain: SRAM/Truvativ Brakes: Avid Wheels/tyres: 20in /CST Zeppelin www.fisheroutdoor.co.uk The Kansi is a sophisticated folder, strong enough for daily commuting use, and our test machine came with added mudgu...

Blog post: Dahon Mu P27 folding bike

Dahon Mu P27 Drivetrain: SRAM Dual Drive Brakes: in-house alloy Wheels/tyres: 20in/Dahon ‘Vuelta’ www.raleigh.co.uk The P27 is the latest addition to Dahon’s Mu range of 20in-wheeled folding bikes. It has the highest speci...

Blog post: Eastway R1.0

Eastway R1 Drivetrain: SRAM Rival Brakes: SRAM Apex Wheels/tyres: Mavic Cosmic Elite/Kenda K925 Price: £1,849 www.eastwaybikes.com "This bike's much more than a bike to get you a few miles into work and back, smooth as that is..." T...

Blog post: Londoners lead the way for cycle commuting and taking public transport to work

Hackney has seen the biggest increase in cycling across England and Wales, while public transport use has increased across Greater London more than anywhere else, according to a new study. This is the result of new research on commuting journey...

Blog post: Paid attendants required for Olympic cycle parking facilities in central London

Our friends at Cyclehoop are looking for friendly, reliable cycling enthusiasts to work in pairs at purpose-built cycle parking facilities in the Royal Parks. These paid positions (£8/hr) involve staffing cycle parks set up fr...