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Richard Atkins

Richard Atkins
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Keen touring and occasional sportive or audax cyclist. Editor of cycling news site https://spycycle.uk

Bikes with Indicators

Bikes with Indicators? Want indicators on your bike? Here’s another attempt to persuade you to go this route. We have seen helmets  with indicators and...

Cycling: A real pain in the back …

Loads of cyclists know that cycling can cause a real pain in the back ... While it can be easy to tell when something...

Bike Mirror Indicator

Bike Mirror Indicator ? Absolutely. We received one of these not long before Christmas to review and unfortunately it has been sitting waiting for the...

Big Pedal 2019

Big Pedal 2019 will see schools across the UK close their streets to cars in a bid to reduce air pollution and congestion. Schools are...

World Championships Sportive

The Official UCI 2019 Road World Championships Sportive on 22nd September 2019 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, has just been announced. It has been 37 years...

SMIDSY Explained

SMIDSY - "Sorry mate, I didn't see you" - so common a statement that its acronym is all too well known to huge numbers...

Bad habits to avoid when you ride a bike

Riding a bike is exciting and all sorts of fun. But at the same time it can be very tricky to complete. All you...

Is bicycle security important?

Riding a bicycle is fun and it’s always going to be exciting. But the challenge that comes from this is actively finding a way...

Is it necessary to wear protective gear?

Most bike owners are asking whether it’s necessary to wear protective gear or not. As you know, protective gear does slow you down, and...

Pro MTB skills you can learn right now

Pro MTB skills might seem out of reach for a lot of people. But if you have the right focus and you are committed...