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Author: Mark Taylor

Stuff with Style Cycling T-Shirts & Hoodies

Stuff with Style is a brand new range of quality t-shirts and hoodies aimed at cyclists. Developed by keen cyclist Neil Rhodes, the clothing range offers an extensive selection for both Men and Women. I’ve always thought that cycling t-shirts work best when they deliver funny slogans that are particularly funny to fellow cyclists, sharp designs, quality fabric and reasonable prices. The Stuff with Style range certainly does that so chapeau to Neil and his team. Cycling Slogans The range take inspiration from some of the more classic cycling slogans like ‘Just Ride‘ and ‘MAMIL‘ (if I had to...

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Who has the Cheapest Bikes?

In part one of this series of articles, we looked at the importance of Christmas trading for the Cycling Industry. In particular, we looked at who has the Best Choice of Bikes for adults and saw that it was the specialist bike shops; Winstanleys Bikes, Tredz and Evans Cycles that were the clear leaders. In part two, we looked at who has the Best Choice of Childrens Bikes and saw that, for choice, Amazon was the place to go this Christmas with 600 bikes for children. The specialist bike shops were once again well represented at the higher end...

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66 Tips on How to Prepare for Winter Cycling

Winter Cycling – there’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing Black ice, heavy rain, dark days and darker nights, cold biting winds, uncertain road surfaces, ever changing weather conditions, crosswinds, tailwinds and the dreaded headwind, all equate to challenging winter cycling conditions. For many cyclists, winter weather is the primary reason for not cycling through these cold, dark months. But before you pack your bike away for the winter and make like a hibernating bear, take a moment to read through our Winter Cycling Guide for some tips on how to prepare for winter cycling....

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Ultimate Guide to Electric Bikes

Electric Bikes are comparable to other bicycles, fun to ride, economical to run and environmentally friendly. Electric Bikes are becoming a more common sight on our roads. They are the same as other bicycles but they have an added battery and motor which are environmentally friendly and easy to ride. What is an eBike? An Electric Bike or eBike is a bicycle which has a motor and battery attached. These help to power the bike providing you with power assisted pedaling, making it easier to pedal. With an eBike you still pedal as normal but the addition of the...

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Liverpool Nightrider

Liverpool Nightrider is an outstanding opportunity to cycle across Merseyside, through the night with other cyclists, on a relatively flat route. Liverpool Nightrider 2017 Name: Liverpool Nightrider Organiser: Classic Challenge Location: Liverpool, Merseyside Event Website: link to website Date: 15th July 2017 Price: £99.00 Event: Charity Sportive Start Time: 10:30pm Distance: 50km or 100km Feed Stations: Loop 1: 20m, Loop 2: 11m Climbing: 1870ft (100km) Ride Profile: Rural GPS Route: link to route & download file Map: see below The Nightrider events are pretty unique compared to other sportives in that they take place at night. The Liverpool Nightrider...

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