Everything tagged with city

Blog post: Bike Review: Decathlon Matex B'Fold 5

DECATHLON Matex B'Fold 5 £169.99 www.decathalon.co.uk Decathalon has a reputation for providing great bikes at impressively low prices, and this Matex B'Fold continues that theme. For a penny short of £170 you get a smart fold...

Blog post: Roux Carbon Drive G8 belt-drive bike

ROUX Carbon Drive G8 £900 www.2x2worldwide.com Another recent entrant to the growing market for bikes with a Gates Carbon belt-drive instead of a conventional chain is the G8. With a sporty saddle and lightweight alloy construction the ...

Blog post: Avanti Inc 2 belt-drive bike

AVANTI Inc 2 £900 www.paligap.cc Kiwi brand Avanti isn’t the best-known in the UK, but they’ve been producing more-than-respectable road bikes for a few years. The Inc 2 owes more than a nod to the Cannondale Bad Boy 8, a cl...

Blog post: Schwalbe Marathon Deluxe tyres

SCHWALBE Marathon Deluxe £49.99 www.schwalbe.co.uk The Marathon series is widely regarded as the most puncture-proof in the world — a version of the Marathon Plus is used on Boris bikes — as they feature a thick band of rubb...

Blog post: Helmet review: Bern Watts

BERN Watts £50 www.bernunlimited.com Taking its cue from skate-style helmets, the combination of hard plastic outer shell with EPS foam inner (approved to EN1078 standard) means the Watts offers excellent all-round head protection. Luck...

Blog post: Kansi 9twenty folding bike

Kansi 9twenty £749 Drivetrain: SRAM/Truvativ Brakes: Avid Wheels/tyres: 20in /CST Zeppelin www.fisheroutdoor.co.uk The Kansi is a sophisticated folder, strong enough for daily commuting use, and our test machine came with added mudgu...

Blog post: Dahon Mu P27 folding bike

Dahon Mu P27 Drivetrain: SRAM Dual Drive Brakes: in-house alloy Wheels/tyres: 20in/Dahon ‘Vuelta’ www.raleigh.co.uk The P27 is the latest addition to Dahon’s Mu range of 20in-wheeled folding bikes. It has the highest speci...

Blog post: Eastway R1.0

Eastway R1 Drivetrain: SRAM Rival Brakes: SRAM Apex Wheels/tyres: Mavic Cosmic Elite/Kenda K925 Price: £1,849 www.eastwaybikes.com "This bike's much more than a bike to get you a few miles into work and back, smooth as that is..." T...

Blog post: Stronger punishments for road users who injure, including cyclist who hit pedestrian in Holborn

Cyclist Andrej Schipka was fined £850 plus £930 costs after being found guilty of crashing into a solicitor who was on a pedestrian crossing at Holborn Viaduct at the time of the collision. Solicitor Clive Hyer suffered permanent br...

Blog post: More City of London streets are being returned to two-way for cyclists

After a successful consultation, and responding to requests from LCC and Cyclists in the City, the City of London has introduced two-way cycling on 11 streets within the square mile where there were restrictions before. The changes enable cycli...

Blog post: Cyclists urged to email City of London to support more one-way streets reverting to two-way

Cyclists are being urged to email their support for proposals to revert 10 one-way locations in the City of London to two-way for cycling. As reported on the Cyclist in the City blog, the City of London has opened a consultation until Thursday ...