Everything tagged with bikes

Blog post: Space for Cycling Fundraiser at Look Mum No Hands! on Tuesday 7th October

Join us on Tuesday 7th October from 5pm at London's most bicycle-friendly cafe, Look mum no hands!, for a fundraising evening in support of our huge London-wide campaign, Space for Cycling. We love cycling and we love our bikes. So, what ...

Discussion: Massive clearance sale

Hi all,we are closing down our East London shop to go strictly online and as a result we are clearing out all the stock we have left at trade price for most items.This is an almost complete list of the stuff we have left: - Bikes (www.foffabikes....

Blog post: Bike review: Mango Fresher

MANGO FRESHER£309www.mangobikes.co.uk Unlike the vast majority of bikes tested by the London Cyclist team which are sourced direct from a manufacturer or distributor, the Mango came via a different route – as a present from friends ...

Blog post: Cargo Bikes: Andrea of the K4rgo blog explains why bicycles are gaining in popularity for transporting goods in London

Suitable for a wide variety of users, cargo bikes are becoming more visible on London's streets. Andrea Casalotti from Islington looks at why they're gaining in popularity.Cargo bikes are increasingly seen as solutions to congestion and pollution ...

Blog post: Tom's London Classics: Claud Butler bicycles

Part of the ongoing 'Tom's London Classics' series, London Cycling Campaign's Tom Bogdanowicz on Claud Butler, which may have been 'Famous Around the World' but they hailed from Clapham. Brands come and brands go but, it seems, Claud Butler goe...

Blog post: RITCHEY Pro Biomax bar, £72, www.rictheylogic.com

Getting your set-up ‘just so’ on a road bike is crucial due to the prolonged periods you spend in limited positions. If you've experimented with stems of different length and rise, and seatposts of varying layback, in a quest to find...

Blog post: CROOZER KID for 2, £395, www.croozer.co.uk

The Croozer’s quality engineering and finish is apparent. It has a roomy cabin with all-weather rollaway cover and ample boot space for ‘kiddie clobber’. It’s suitable for children from about 12 months up to 45kgs, with s...

Blog post: Bobike Mini+, £70.95, www.greyville.com

Front seats are common-place on the Continent but less so over here. An advantage is that the child can see where they’re going and it’s easier for you to talk to them than when in a rear seat or trailer. Steering isn’t really ...

Blog post: Scoot Beginner, £99.99, www.madison.co.uk

The Scoot Beginner balance bike does exactly what it suggests by helping children from 18-months-old learn to balance a bike by walking astride the low standover frame. Children then quickly progress to sitting on the saddle and scooting along, ...

Blog post: AT1 trailer, £249.99, www.madison.co.uk

The single-seater aluminium AT1 is a top of the range adventure trailer — there’s also the AT3 alloy two-seater for £219 or the  ST3 steel two-seater for £169. It hitches onto the rear axle of any mtb or road bike an...

Blog post: Adams Trail-A-Bike, £134.99, www.fisheroutdoor.co.uk

Even if your child can cycle their own bike they may not have the distance in their legs for a longer family ride. The Trail-a-Bike is suitable for children from 4-6 (up to 38.5kg) and with its singlespeed freewheel it gives them the option to d...

Blog post: Ridgeback MX14, £119.99, www.ridgeback.co.uk

The MX, available in both 14in or 16in (£129) wheel sizes for over-3s, provides the next step up from a balance bike or trike. It’s singlespeed and can be used with or without stabilisers. The bike has alloy V-brakes with short reach...

Blog post: PINNACLE Dolomite 1.0, £550, www.evanscycles.com

Pinnacle is Evans Cycles’ own brand and the 1.0 is the cheapest in the three-bike Dolomite range, sharing the same double-butted aluminium frame with its £1k, top-of-the-range sibling. The Shimano compact chainset is finished in bru...

Blog post: KHS Flite 500, £849, www.khsbikes.co.uk

Beauty might well be in the eye of the beholder but with striking silver livery and sporty poise the Flite 500 drew appreciate glances from fellow commuters. And it’s not just a superficial lipstick job, for the Flite has pedigree and qual...

Blog post: DAWES Sportif, £650, www.dawescycles.com

Out of the box, the Dawes is an eye-catcher; its aluminium frame has a fetchingly curved top-tube and it’s decked out in suitably sporty red and black attire. The frame’s complemented by a carbon-bladed fork (which means it has a sli...