Base Layer

Base Layers…

There are few things more important in a cyclist’s wardrobe than the humble base layer, particularly during the autumn and winter. This understated bit of fabric will help to keep you warm and move sweat away from your skin. However, there’s a fair amount of choice out there, including some that are designed to keep you […]

More on bike security…

We’ve talked a little about bike security before, but it may interest you to read a Q&A that Cycling Weekly had with a former bike thief. There’s a lot to be said for theory, but insight into the tricks of the trade should prove invaluable. How would you prevent your own bike becoming stolen? What […]

Bwlch

Climbing Hills

Hills are awesome. No, seriously, they are. They are bite-size challenges that provide instant feedback on how fit you are now and are a good measure of how far you have progressed. Let’s face it, not many of us have the time to put in 200km+ rides week-in, week-out, so it’s difficult to judge your progress […]

A Rough Guide to Filtering

One of the great things about being on a bike is that we can fit into smaller spaces than cars can. This means that, unlike a car, we can effectively jump queues of stationary traffic with relative ease. However, there is a right way to do this… The Primary Position Contrary to what some ill-informed […]

About not giving up…

We won’t lie to you, riding around in the seemingly relentless rain we’ve been having in Cardiff lately is no picnic. Arriving at home or at work sopping wet and cold is undeniably a challenge. We all have our own reasons for cycling –our health, our finances or our desire to do our bit for […]