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The Five Tribes of Cycling Commuter

Adam Stones | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Stones

It's Cycle to Work day on Thursday so we can expect thousands more people taking power to the pedal as they shake up their daily commute. If you're one of them, good on you. But so you don't feel out of place, here's a quick guide to the other cyclists you're likely to meet on the street...

Cycling - The New Addiction

Jason Smith | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Sport
Jason Smith

Exhilaration, rewarding, challenging and fun are all associated with cycling. It's like having the biggest injection of endorphins, ever. Endorphins are addictive - very addictive. The more you do it, the bigger the hit. It's hard for anyone to resist the clutches of the endorphins.

Women, Cycling and Fashion: The Rise of House of Astbury

Clara Cullen | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clara Cullen

It had something to do with the right people at the right time. In a house in South-East London, by the way of a perfect storm of creativity and righteousness, House of Astbury was born. A clothing company that creates women's reflective cycling wear, House of Astbury makes clothing that is both fashionable and subversive.

Women, Cycling and Fashion: The Rise of House of Astbury

Clara Cullen | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clara Cullen

It had something to do with the right people at the right time. In a house in South-East London, by the way of a perfect storm of creativity and righteousness, House of Astbury was born. A clothing company that creates women's reflective cycling wear, House of Astbury makes clothing that is both fashionable and subversive.

How (Not) to Park a Bicycle...

Liz Fraser | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Fraser

It was said once, by someone who knows about these things, that the best designs excel in both form and function. A product needs to both look beautiful, and work well. And be easy to use.

Six Ways a Bike Change Transformed My Cycle to Work

Stephen Hull | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Hull

It was the day I took my beloved road bike in for its fourth urgent health check in as many months that I felt it was time to make a decision I'd been avoiding for some time - I needed a better set of commuting wheels.

LOOK: Kawasaki's New Concept Bike Is Insane

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Tech

The future of motorcycling has been unveiled - and it looks a lot like one first demonstrated in 1982. The Kawasaki J Three Wheeler EV concept has ...

WATCH: We Want One Of These

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Comedy

And we'll hazard that after seeing this video, you'll want one too. Yes, a tip of the hat to Los Angeles-based 'comedy imaginator' Eric Buss for a won...

Can This Bicycle Light Help You Spot Potholes?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Tech

This brilliantly simple cycling lamp promises to do away with the dangers lurking potholes on dark roads. Rather than the traditional beam of light...

Miliband Rescues Fallen Cyclist

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband was hailed as an "action hero" on Thursday by a woman cyclist after he came to her aid when she tumbled from her bike. Ella Phillips, 29, ...

Bike Horn 'As Loud As A Car Horn' On Kickstarter

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Tech

A bicycle hooter as loud as a car horn has hit Kickstarter in the latest tech innovation designed to increase the safety of cycling. The 'Loud Bicy...

"He's Been So Lucky"

PA | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK

The sister of a motorcyclist who was found seriously injured in a roadside ditch almost three days after he crashed has said it is a miracle that he i...

Who Gets My Cycling Vote?

Natasha Kuilak Mellersh | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Politics
Natasha Kuilak Mellersh

I love cycling, yes even in London... I grew up in Germany and I rode my first two-wheeler bike without stabilisers before my third birthday. The main reason I started cycling in London was because I kept running out of money for the bus.

10 Great Childhood Bikes You'd Proudly Ride As An Adult

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK

Before iPhones, iPads, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, Nintendo and Playstations were even thought of, there were bicycles - and everyone had o...

City Cycling - Breaking the Law Meant Reducing the Risk

Imogen Clements | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK
Imogen Clements

Have been following with interest The Times' highly worthy campaign to make cycling safer in our cities. I used to cycle regularly across London to work.

Is Cycling Really Dangerous?

Jai Breitnauer | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jai Breitnauer

The assumption is that cycling is dangerous - but is it really?

Introducing The Gucci Bicycle... We Know What We Want For Christmas

MyDaily | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Style

Would you spend £7,650 on a bike made by Gucci?...

Why Hipsters Are Right And Everyone Else Is Wrong

Rex Pester | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK
Rex Pester

Hipster hatred is a bizarre phenomenon. A hipster hater sees an environmentally conscious individual who enjoys fine art and supports independent bus...

Boris Johnson - Don't Underestimate the Power of Funny

Imogen Clements | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK Politics
Imogen Clements

The Mayoralty is up for re-election next year and there's a chance that Boris may not get to open his beloved Olympics, instead forced to hand ye flamin' torch over to arch rival Ken. I have a feeling it won't happen, that he'll stay in. Because there's a little bit about his innate comedy that infects, and that's what people want more of right now, amidst all the gloom.