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Blog post: Child seats

9 months to 3 years approx A baby should be able to hold its head up unsupported, and with a helmet on, before s/he is carried in a child seat. This is usually between 9 to 18 months; you may wish to consult your GP if you’re feeling unsu...

Blog post: BMX

  BMX cycling is currently enjoying substantial popularity rivalling its heyday in the 1980s, due in part to its inclusion at the Beijing Olympics. The two main forms are track and freestyle. Races are fast and aggressive sprints on purpo...

Blog post: Stay aware: report problems on the road

Be careful of catching your front wheel in ruts in the road, drain covers and other risks. Potholes, debris and other problems on the road can be very dangerous to cyclists, and it’s important to report them to prevent accidents. Reportin...

Blog post: Some common concerns

  I can't cycle as I have to wear smart clothing Don't think that because cycle couriers wear lycra you have to do the same. In Cambridge and Oxford lycra is rarely seen; in Holland it's even rarer. You can cycle in suits, skirts and unifor...

Blog post: Checking your bike

Got a new bike and ready to ride? Here are a few things you should check before you go!Tyres  If your bike hasn't been used for a while, it's quite likely the the tyres will be soft or flat. Try inflating them and seeing if they hold the a...

Blog post: Where to buy a new bike

Bike shops If you buy a new bike, it’s advisable to go to a specialised bike shop where they'll have the experience and expertise to find the right one for you. You'll also be grateful for the after-sales support, such as servicing. Most ...