Everything tagged with reviews

Blog post: Reviews: Bike Lights (USB charged)

It goes without saying that a decent set of lights is a must-have for regular cyclists, but manufacturers' claims can sometimes differ quite radically from real-life performance. So London Cyclist's testers have put a selection of the latest USB-c...

Blog post: Battle of the Bags - Carradice Camper Vs Carradry

Carradice of Nelson have been making bicycle luggage for some 80 years. The venerable Camper saddlebag is one of their earliest designs dating back to the fifties; the Carradry saddlebag is one of the latest. With the recent revival of saddlebag...

Blog post: Book Review: Cycling Northern France

  Cycling Northern France£16.95 Richard Peace & Andrew Stevenson www.excellentbooks.co.uk  If you're spending your winter evenings thinking about sunny holidays in the future, then this guidebook could be the perfect ...

Blog post: Product reviews: Rechargeable bike lights

For regular cyclists, rechargeable lights are the simplest and most economical choice. Modern lights now range from £20 for 'get you home' blinkers to £500 for full off-road race sets. Here we test models from £32 to £110 &...

Blog post: Book review: Srampagmano Tales

Srampagmano Tales £6.99Scarlett Parker  Scarlett Parker’s Srampagmano Tales is written in the style of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, with the same rhyme and structure. However, while the medieval pilgrims set off ...

Blog post: Product reviews: Cycling Capes

Traditional cycling capes have had a noticeable revival in recent years, as new designers address the challenge of how everyday cyclists can keep warm and dry. Capes are handy for throwing on for short journeys or those of us who wear skirts or sm...