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Blog post: Why cycling is good for employers

As more and more people take to two wheels in London, many companies are starting to address the needs of their cycling staff. There are countless benefits to being a cycle-friendly employer, and here are just a few of them. A healthier, happi...

Blog post: How to avoid buying a stolen bike

Avoid buying stolen on the internet Buying and selling bikes on Gumtree, and some other sites, is quick and easy, and requires no identification and minimal registration. This has made the web a popular place for thieves to sell bikes. Typically...

Blog post: Trailer cycles and tandems

Trailer bikes and tandems are flexible alternatives for the period when your child is too old for a child seat or child trailer but too young to ride on their own, or for when you wish to ride longer distances than your child will be able cope w...

Blog post: Should you claim compensation?

You might decide you want to claim compensation following a collision. Most collisions cause relatively minor injuries and damage and so result in fairly modest claims or compensation. These can usually be settled without going to court. More com...

Blog post: Security marking and police tagging for bikes

  Many insurance companies will ask you to security mark your cycle. Even if you don’t insure your cycle this is a good idea, as it means you have full record of your cycle on file somewhere, which could help you to prove it is...

Blog post: Maintaining your brakes

Most brakes systems involve you squeezing a lever on the handlebar so a cable or hydraulically operated caliper squeezes the wheel rim or a hub-mounted disc or the hub itself. Your brakes must be able to stop your bike effectively, without you ha...

Blog post: Test your skills in a traffic-free area

If you haven’t cycled much before, find yourself a traffic-free environment to start off in such as your local park. You might want to take a more experienced friend with you for help and advice, which where getting in touch with a local ...