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Blog post: Kids' bikes and gear

At some point your child will be ready for their own bike – usually from 4 years upwards. This might be a tricycle, a bicycle with stabilizers or a bicycle without. Many parents now opt for first bikes that have no pedals (like the PUKY or...

Blog post: How to get your workplace cycling

A workplace travel plan, also known as a green transport plan or staff travel plan, is a set of measures aimed at widening and promoting greener, cleaner travel choices and cutting unnecessary car use. It involves developing a set of targets th...

Blog post: Sizing a bike and adapting it for your needs

Making sure your bike fits When you try out a bike for size, adjust the saddle to the appropriate height and make sure the seat tube is not at its maximum height nor right down against the frame. Standing astride the frame with your feet fla...

Blog post: Bikeability cycle training

The new standard for cycle training is the Bikeability award scheme. To get their Bikeability award, children and adults are instructed on how to ride their bikes to the Government approved National Standard for Cycle  training, which sets ou...

Blog post: Do-it-yourself claims

A solicitor will manage all the work necessary to bring a claim. If you choose not to initially use the services of a solicitor, you should complete the following steps. Write to witnesses asking for a statement of what they saw, including...

Blog post: What to do if your bicycle is stolen

Always report bike theft to the police Even if you don't think you're likely to get your bicycle back, it's worth reporting the theft so decision-makers know the extent of the problem, and we can push for a greater police response. Provide as mu...

Blog post: Adjusting gears and maintaining chain

Below you'll find information on different gear systems including how to adjust your gears, plus info on cleaning and oiling your chain to ensure your bike keeps running smoothly. Different gear systems Most gear systems on bikes are derailleur....