Four days of coffee, cakes and cycling in Paris

8 months ago

I hadn’t visited Paris since I was an impoverished backpacker back in the late nineties, when I had travelled around Europe with a printed timetable the thickness of a telephone book, and before mobile phones…



Trakke x Timorous Beasties — a wild experiment in textile design

8 months ago

Scottish outdoor lifestyle brand Trakke have launched their wildest collection yet, produced in collaboration with textile designers Timorous Beasties. (I have to admit to having a soft spot for both brands, as they were founded…



Tour de Cycle Hire — a screening party and exhibition at Look Mum No Hands

8 months ago

This summer I rode from London to Paris with two friends, in celebration of the Tour de France’s visit to the UK. But instead of expensive bikes with electronically-shifted gears, carefully calculated training regimes and…



Full Windsor are back with an even better equipped multi-tool, The Breaker

9 months ago

You might remember The Nutter multi-tool from last year, which was one of our best sellers on the CycleLux Christmas store. Not a company to rest on their laurels, Full Windsor have added a chain breaker to the…



10 people who ride bikes you should follow on Instagram

9 months ago

With the photo-sharing app Instagram on your phone, you have the perfect way to capture shots whilst out and about on your bike. (And let’s face it, anything you can do to compensate for the…



Colorado Road Trippin’

9 months ago

Travel — via the magical medium of photography — with Jeff Frane of Bike Jerks and All-City on an epic 2,500 mile American road trip. With his dog Baroo for company, he hit the road back in June, armed…



O Editorial x Velo Culture

9 months ago

Founded by three friends (Miguel Barbot, Sérgio Moura and Hugo Cardoso) in Porto, Velo Culture was among the first boutique bike stores in Portugal. As they stock classic brands like Brooks and Carradice, it’s no…



Danny Macaskill takes a death-defying ride in his native home of Skye

10 months ago

I spend a week in the Highlands every summer, hiking, camping wild and drinking whisky — and have fallen in love with the Scottish wilderness as a result. But it’s not the most bike-friendly terrain up…