Maintain Your Bike Archive

Don’t Tax Bike Riders

Some countries not only embrace cycling as a preferred mode of transport but they do amazing things to ensure that cyclists commute and ride safely. You can read about Holland where the bike paths are the best in the world. Or Germany, where the cyclists produce electric power. It’s a great alternative to being locked in daily traffic jams on the way to and from …

Fixing broken bikes, mending broken lives

A philanthropist is using bicycles to transform the lives of youngsters by getting them off the streets and into the repair shop This is a story about delinquent kids, ambitious social entrepreneurs and a charismatic multimillionaire. It begins in a corner of London blighted by poverty and despair. It ends there too, but with a glimmer of hope that is on the cusp of turning …

The Cycle Guy Blog

Cyclists lie to one another. They say they haven’t been training when they have. And if they can be forced to admit to a bit of riding, it’s never more than a few miles and, by the way, it hurt so much they had to stop to catch their breath. Practically chucked, in fact. And so it is with “les Ecrins”, the name given to …