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Cycling in winter weather

Winter cycling is not easy the best of times as the evenings come early forcing you to pedal home in the dark. Snow can block roads and cycle paths and your feet and fingers get extremely cold. Here are 10 tips for better cycling in the winter months: 1. Follow the plough – roads are regularly […]

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Be Safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe when around fireworks and where possible go to a proper organised event. if at home follow the simple common-sense rules below to ensure the safety of you and your family. 1. Follow the Fireworks Code.  Keep fireworks in a closed box  Follow the instructions on each firework  Light all fireworks at arms length […]

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Drinking and Cycling – What You Should Know

There has always been a lot of focus on eliminating drunk driving for the safety of drivers, passengers, other road users and pedestrians alike, but, whilst obviously looked down upon, stopping people from being drunk in charge of a bike has never been so much of a priority. So much so that in the eyes […]

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5 Cycling Warm Up Tips

As with any sport, it is important that you warm up before heading out on any sort of a ride, especially if you are expecting it to be a race or a hard or long session. It is not just good preparation for your body physically, it is also a great way to mentally prepare […]

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Cycling’s Podium Girls

The ‘podium girls’ of world cycling have been in the news this month as organisers of the Flanders Diamond Tour came under fire after bikini-wearing women were photographed flanking the podium after the race, and rumoured to have been circulating in the VIP area during the race. Whilst for many people it seems like a […]

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Choosing the right bike for your child

As keen cyclists, as well as experienced cycling injury lawyers, our team at Carry on Cycling are invested in ensuring the safety of a new generation of cyclists. We know that many parents are keen to get their children started on bikes, but even those who cycle every day don’t always know where to start […]

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Preparing for the Tour

Team Sky, never far from the cycling front pages, hit the news again this week, when they appeared to publish an early announcement of their 11-man squad for the Tour de France. Whilst the list was swiftly removed from their website, and the BBC’s Matt Slater took to twitter to deny that the list was […]

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Les Autres Tours

Whether you cycle to work, cycle for fun at the weekends, or – like us at Carry on Cycling – work with cyclists every day, you will have heard of the Tour de France, and most likely some of the other big cycle races on the UCI tour. But what about the less well known […]

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All you need to know about updating your road bike tyres

They say that it’s the simple things in life that give us the most joy. That is certainly true when it comes to bikes, and it doesn’t get much better than researching, choosing, buying and then enjoying a new set of tyres. For those with a road bike, there is a huge amount of road […]

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