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  1. decca234uk

    Mirrors, are they pointless?

    I've always had a bit of a downer on cycle mirrors going back years. mainly because the old ones I tried weren't very good, they vibrated a lot making it difficult to see what was behind. I also found that they got in the way and generally made me feel uncomfortable. I've now been hearing that...
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    Some safety advice

    As a cyclist you will encounter lots of challenges when you are out. Safe cycling is about being totally aware of your surroundings and trying to anticipate what other road users are likely to do. Your first priority when out cycling is your own safety. Safe cycling means using your head and...
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    Knocked Off By A Cat

    A friend of mine took a trip over his handlebars a few days ago on his way to work, because of a cat. He'd approached a part of the road that goes down into a steep dip and is followed by a steep rise. The statergy of cyclists when hitting this stretch of road is to cycle hard down the hill to...
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    A Quick Challenge For You

    I've got a quick question for you. I know that safe cycling is dependant on a lot of factors all coming together and the question I'm about to ask may seem pointless in isolation, nevertheless I'm going to ask it anyway. The question is; what in your opinion is the single most important thing...
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    Helmet Cameras

    I've been noticing that a lot of cyclists are wearing cameras on their helmets. I think these can be a good idea in case of accidents and can be excellent if yoy have a cycling blog. Do any of you guys use helmet cam? If so what do you think about them? Do you have any recommendations of which...
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    Cycling In Munster

    I've just got back from a week in Munster, Germany, definetly one of the most cycle friendly cities in Europe. Great cycle lanes separate from the road with their own traffic lights. Motorists have to give way to cyclists and there's some fantastic cycling through tree-lined routes circling the...
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    Funniest Thing I've Seen On A Bike

    What's the funniest thing you've witnessed on a bike? Here's mine. I was driving with my wife to the supermarket a few months ago when I had to stop for the lights. As I sat waiting a cyclist came up beside me and moved towards a bollard at the side of the lights. He didn't unclip from his...
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    Fixed Wheel Bike Accident

    A friend of mine recently bought a fixed wheel bike. he's been commutting to work on a road bike for years and fancied a change. he's been reading a lot about fixed wheel bikes for a few months and became obsessed by them. He went and bought one, he said it was great and he loved it. On his...
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    Reviews about cycling equipment wanted

    Hi I’m looking for reviews of equipment for my cycling blog. I want to share cyclist’s opinions about cycling equipment from water bottles, bags,bikes,helmets,panniers,brakes etc anything bike related. Touring bikes, road bikes, mountain bikes anything. It’s a new part of my blog I’m setting...
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    Introduction

    Hi, I'm Paul from Leeds in England. I've been cycling since I was a kid and love taking my Allez out for recration and commutting. I suffer serious withdrawel systems if I can't get out on my bike. I love the summer when I can ride through all the small villages on the back roads to york. After...