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Autumn Fun Outdoors

Autumn Fun Outdoors

You might be starting to notice a chill in the air first thing in the morning or as the nights draw in, but with a bit of wrapping up and a sense of adventure you can still get the most from these Autumn days. Make believe Sowing the seed with a promise of excitement tends […]

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SAT NAVS IN THE DRIVING TEST

SAT NAVS IN THE DRIVING TEST

From 4th December this year, sat navs will become part of the practical driving test. The test examiner will set the destination, but candidates will have to follow the route during the test. Most learners will experience this as part of their tests, but 1 in 5 won’t, so it’s wise to get familiarised with […]

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POSTURE PERFECT: HOW TO POSITION YOURSELF ON YOUR BIKE

POSTURE PERFECT: HOW TO POSITION YOURSELF ON YOUR BIKE

There is no right or wrong way to sit on your bike; you might be perfectly happy with your current riding position. Whilst we can’t provide one perfect riding position to fit all types of rider, there are a few top tips we can suggest to better improve your comfort and posture. If you’re thinking, […]

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HOW TO COMMUTERISE YOUR BIKE

HOW TO COMMUTERISE YOUR BIKE

You may already use your bike to get to and from work, but if you’re more of a weekend rider, or prefer to tear it up on an MTB, there are a few tweaks you can make to start commuting. Most hybrids are already equipped for the journey, but you’ll need to think about adding […]

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OUR SUMMER STAYCATION COMPETITION

OUR SUMMER STAYCATION COMPETITION

Is it all of that stuff?! WOW… Ever wondered how you’d spend £3,000 worth of Staycation goodies? Well Thomas from Dunstable was tasked with the fine challenge of spending the lot when he won our competition! So, what was top pick? I don’t spend much money on things so trying to spend £3k in one […]

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HOW TO: UPCYCLE!

HOW TO: UPCYCLE!

Have your old wheels finally given in? Whilst it’s sad to part ways with your bike, it also means that: A) you can get a shiny new bike and; B) you can get crafty with your old one! Now you might be thinking, ‘why would I want old bike parts cluttering my house?’, but when […]

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Inspector Gadget: Introducing the coolest new cycle accessories

Inspector Gadget: Introducing the coolest new cycle accessories

Want to stay ahead of the game when it comes to top tech? We’re bringing you the newest, coolest accessories in the cycling world. Saddle up and join us for a tour down tech lane! Livall-ittle Designed for cycling enthusiasts, every day cycling commuters, leisure cyclists, road racers and mountain bikers to help you enjoy […]

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GEAR UP FOR SUMMER

GEAR UP FOR SUMMER

Summer is upon is, schools out and you can almost taste the freedom. Whether that’s a staycation adventure, road trip with friends, solo cycle or humble evening in the garden. With planning aplenty comes a lot to think about; from finding the perfect tent for those fleeting festival naps, or sourcing a roof box big […]

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TDF: The Pro’s

TDF: The Pro’s

The Grand Tour might be over, but you can still ride like a pro as part of your own riding team. Get ahead of the game and find out how the guys at the top take the lead… There’s no ‘I’ in ‘Team’! There are loads of different team tactics and types of teams in […]

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ORLA’S CHOICE: INTRODUCING THE OLIVE AND ORANGE COLLECTION BY ORLA KIELY

ORLA’S CHOICE: INTRODUCING THE OLIVE AND ORANGE COLLECTION BY ORLA KIELY

The sun is shining for a spot of afternoon tea with Irish designer Orla Kiely and fellow designer Maria Cooper.  As Orla reveals her second exclusive range for Halfords, we’re given the perfect opportunity to unearth some of the magic behind the collaboration. Sat in one of her new camping chairs alongside Maria, a relaxed […]

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AUTOGLYM’S TOP TIPS FOR CAR CLEANING

AUTOGLYM’S TOP TIPS FOR CAR CLEANING

Whether you can’t wait for some alone time scrubbing up, or it’s ‘just another weekend job’, cleaning your car needn’t leave you soaked in suds and still looking dull. The experts at Autoglym know how it’s done, and we caught up with them to shine a light on getting your four wheels summer road trip […]

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PLANNING YOUR SUMMER STAYCATION

PLANNING YOUR SUMMER STAYCATION

Lots of new campsites have opened in the past few years offering quiet, secluded pitches in acres of countryside. Others are catering for the upper end of the market, providing furnished tents or cabins with comfortable beds, and individual touches such as his-and-hers outdoor bathtubs for romantic stargazing. The choice of places to stay is […]

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NUTRITION MADE EASY WITH SCIENCE IN SPORT

NUTRITION MADE EASY WITH SCIENCE IN SPORT

We believe that the most sophisticated piece of sports equipment you’ll ever own is your body. Science in Sport creates mechanics for the machinery of man. We’re the unseen force behind personal bests, world record and Olympic medals – SiS There’s a reason why atheletes opt for Science in Sport to fuel their competition. They […]

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13 GIFTS FOR FATHER’S DAY HE NEVER KNEW HE NEEDED

13 GIFTS FOR FATHER’S DAY HE NEVER KNEW HE NEEDED

Father’s Day is on approach, and the present hunt seems to get more difficult every year! With birthdays and christmasses to consider, Dad often ends up with the old classic by the time Father’s Day comes around…socks! This year leave the treat for his feet and get him something to really say “I wasn’t expecting […]

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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH VICTORIA PENDLETON

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH VICTORIA PENDLETON

In the rolling British countryside, nestled in the heart of the Costwolds is the beautiful Dormy House Hotel. The perfect spot to catch up with Victoria Pendleton and her lovely mum Pauline on her new Electric Bike collaboration with us. Developing the Somerby-E with her signature style in mind, we were in the perfect setting […]

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INTRODUCING THE KARCHER OC3

INTRODUCING THE KARCHER OC3

Ahh the great outdoors. Blessed with lush landscapes and (mostly) mild summers, we’re lucky to live in a place where, when summer beckons, we embrace it with open arms. Whether it’s a family adventure, a solo cycle, or a hand in hand stroll off the beaten track, the muddiest of soles are often a sign […]

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