• Cold Weather Cycle Clothing, Côte d’Azur style: Cafe du Cycliste’s Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection

      Situated in Nice, France, Cafe du Cycliste are in an enviable position of having both stunning coastline and epic mountains virtually on their doorstep. Head inland however and you’ll soon reach the dramatic mountain passes and legendary cols of the Alpes Maritimes, a part of the department with a very different climate to the sunny coastline. It is riding in these colder climes with their demanding mountain climate that has inspired Cafe’s latest winter collection. (...)
    • How to pick your next set of tyres for your road, commute or gravel bike

      Choosing bike tyres… for some riders this is a necessary evil, for others a chance to indulge their (perfectly legal) rubber fetish. For those of you who aren’t rubber fetishists (yet), we’ve put together a brief guide on what to look for when picking a tyre. So, whether for everyday road riding, race day, commuting, gravel or mixed terrain riding, we'll have you rolling in no time. (...)
    • Top Trumps For The Trails: Christmas Gifts for Mountain Bikers

      Unless your loved one drops some heavy hints about what they would really like for their upcoming two-wheeled adventures, it can be hard to know what to choose for them as a cycling-related Christmas gift. We’ve had a think on your behalf and come up with some tasty gifts for the keen mountain bike rider in your life which are sure to go down a treat. (...)
    • Restocked: Lumo Jackets And Backpacks For The Stylish City Cyclist

      Often the greatest ideas come out of the most unfortunate of circumstances. This was certainly the case with cycle clothing brand Lumo, which was started by founder Doug Bairner and his partner (now wife) Lucy after Doug had been knocked off his bike by a car driver who had failed to see him in the dark jacket he was riding in. Luckily for him no permanent damage was done, and luckily for us this unfortunate event led to the development of Lumo’s innovative cycle clothing and accessories. (...)
    • Treats For Trail, Tarmac, and Town Riding - The Always Riding Guide To Christmas Gifts For Female Riders

      As the array of Christmas lights seen from the bike on the commute home steadily increases, and you wait for the inevitable knock at the door from carol singers, thoughts turn to what gifts to choose for your loved ones at this festive time of year. Christmas is a great opportunity to get your loved one something they will really appreciate and, hopefully, use extensively over the coming year. When it comes to cycling kit for female riders, there is no end of nice stuff out there, whether she’s a roadie, MTBer, or city cyclista. In this blog you’ll find some of the top picks from our women-specific ranges. (...)
    • City Cruiser or All-Weather Commuter - Gifts for the Urban Cyclist

      Choosing the perfect gift for the urban cyclist can be tricky. However, regardless of bike or style these carefully chosen gift ideas are sure to satisfy! (...)
    • Pas Normal Studios - New Fall Collection

      The new Fall Collection from Pas Normal Studios features Shield fabrics to take the sting of winter winds and the worst of the weather this Scandinavian brand is accustomed to. (...)
    • Deciding on Denim - A Guide to Cycling Jeans

      Riding into autumn, getting some long leggings on for that commute or city scramble is a high priority. Here, we explain the origin and importance of the cycling jean and offer you a number of ideas and pointers in choosing your perfect pantaloons... (...)
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