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  1. A guide to cargobikes

    of cargobike. Broadly, you’re looking at a boxbike, a longtail, a pedicab, other types of trike, and a ‘mini ... and cadence. But it can be an astonishingly easy thing to master and lead to a smooth and practical riding ... a rear-steering mechanism. Both of these options create a totally different riding feel. Other types of trike ...

    AlixStredwick - 6 Nov 2018 - 15:09 - 3 comments

  2. Bike test: Compact folding bikes Birdy vs Brompton

    an end-of-carriage luggage rack, but getting it from one end of a busy train carriage to the other is awkward. ... your bike. Dan Joyce tests a budget Birdy and a 2-speed Brompton Trains, buses, car boots, boats, ... aeroplanes, offices, cloakrooms, hallways, studio flats – folding bikes go where others won’t fit or aren’t ...

    Victoria Hazael - 2 Jan 2018 - 14:52

  3. Bike test: Cube Hyde Race

    under hard pedalling effort. The big benefit of a belt drive is, of course, the need for almost ... no maintenance even in the adverse conditions that would quickly kill a chain. Other benefits include a long ... headset, Selle Royal Prestige saddle, Cube Performance Post seatpost 27.2mm with Cube Screwclamp Other ...

    Victoria Hazael - 22 May 2017 - 11:37

  4. £2000 Pedelecs: Cube Touring Hybrid Pro 400 EE vs Giant Prime E +3W

    for those fit and strong enough to have no other excuse to go electric than that they don’t want to get too ... keep it out of the rider’s way. On the other hand, it means that any load placed on the top of the rack ... over by 15mph, of course. This is surely fast enough for the majority of the target market and it more ...

    CyclingUKvolunteer - 15 Mar 2018 - 13:41

  5. Steel road bike test: Mason Resolution and Shand Skinnymalinky

    rides, audaxes, sportives, training, commuting, general road riding, and even light touring, a steel road ... handlebar, Shand 27.2mm seatpost, Shand saddle, EQUIPMENT: PDW mudguards   Other options Light Blue Wolfson Ultegra -  £1799.99 For £1,000 less, ...

    Victoria Hazael - 27 Sep 2017 - 16:44

  6. Bike test: Road-Plus bikes

    the steering response of the otherwise harder-to-turn fat front tyre. So it feels much like any other sporty, ... trade a little weight and top-end speed, but for anything other than racing, why wouldn’t you? Summary ... headset. Selle Italia Turbomatic saddle, 27.2×260mm Easton seatpost EQUIPMENT: Giles Berthoud mudguards, Tubus Fly rack, bottle cage Other ...

    Victoria Hazael - 27 Sep 2017 - 16:44

  7. Entry-level tandems

    to produce convergent evolution. What is perhaps surprising is that there are so few other tandems available ... other tandems available at this price point. Step up a grand and the market widens. Richard Hallett, ... contrasts with the swept-back stoker bar on the Orbit.  Other than in saddle-to-handlebar proportions, ...

    Victoria Hazael - 27 Sep 2017 - 16:44

  8. My bike: Michael Bonney's Boma 7

    some mountain bike enduro events and even managed the bottom half of Innerleithen downhill course ... a family cycling holiday by train View Taking my bike on a plane View Cycling UK Cyclecover Travel ...

    Victoria Hazael - 18 Sep 2018 - 15:48

  9. Bike test: Entry-level tourers

    is truly up to the job of carrying rider and luggage wherever the road – or track – leads. Fear not. Both ... on 27.2mm seatpost EQUIPMENT: Chromoplastic mudguards, aluminium rear rack Other options Claud Butler Regent- £599 ...

    cliveandrews - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  10. 200 years since the father of the bicycle Baron Karl von Drais invented the 'running machine'

    of innovation leading to the bicycle of today. Baron Karl von Drais ​Karl Freidrich Christian Ludwig Freiherr ... provided a detailed description of the “new-invented travelling machine”, explaining: "The leading ... on only two, two-feet wheels running one behind the other, that it may be used in the footpaths. ...

    Victoria Hazael - 11 Jul 2017 - 09:48

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