From Hollywood to Clarence House, riding an electric bike is all the rage. They’re even good for your health If you have suffered the indignity of being overtaken by one, you will appreciate the power of the electric bike. It happened to me last week when a neighbour, who has never knowingly been spotted exercising, effortlessly glided past me with a tell-tale whirr.
Gear Up Archive
At last, the days are getting longer, the sun is occasionally out and thoughts are turning to summer rides in balmier temperatures. As we gradually peel off those base layers, gilets and gloves that have served us through the chilly first few weeks of spring, it’s time to dig out warm weather gear from the depths of your kit drawer. Or perhaps consider replacing old …
The Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy has struck a deal to design cycling clothes and accessories with the start-up brand Vulpine.
Sweden and Bahrain share little — except, it turns out, an eye for upmarket ski helmets and cycling safety gear. Investcorp, the Bahraini investment group, has paid $65 million (£42 million) for POC, which makes £300 ski helmets and £200 sunglasses. It was previously owned by Black Diamond, a maker of outdoor equipment.
Follow these essential tips to be sure to get the right bike to steer you successfully through your university career When choosing a bicycle and cycling gear, remember that you will be cycling to your lecture hall, not competing in the Tour de France.
Q.What sort of shoes would you recommend for cycling in bad weather? The best option we have found is sandals, which at least mean our feet just need a quick towel down at the end of a ride – but they aren’t very cosy.