We're already looking forward to a new year of cycling adventures. Here are the best cycling events and routes you need to put on your bucket list in 2023.
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Here are our top 4 tips to keep your feet warm while cycling this winter. Keep cycling whatever the weather with water-proof socks, overshoes and leg warmers.
E-Bikes have been on the rise for years, and they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. But what are they? How do they work? Should you get one? At Swinnerton Cycles, we are masters of all things cycling, and we are here to explain, recommend and give you all of the information you need to know about E-Bikes. What is an E-Bike? An E-Bike (also known as an Electric Bike) is a bicycle that is motorised and has an electric motor that helps to propel users with their acceleration efforts. E-Bikes... Read More
Cycling in the summer has its rewards, but it can also be challenging. Over the years at Swinnerton Cycles, we have collected some tips and tricks that will help you stay cool and at peak performance in the warmer months. 1. Stay hydrated This is a tip that sounds obvious, but it is one of the most important pieces of advice when it comes to cycling in the summer. Making sure that you have water on hand when the sun is beating down, and you are exercising will allow you... Read More
Are you sick of late trains stopping you from getting to work on time? Don’t fancy having a stranger cramped up in your personal space on the tube? Is traffic stopping you from getting a coffee before your 9 am meeting? There’s a solution to that; cycling to work! Cycling to work has many benefits for your health, the environment and even your bank balance. At Swinnerton Cycles, we are huge advocates for the cycle commute, and we are here to give you some of the tips and tricks of... Read More
If you’re just getting into cycling, the amount of equipment available can be a little overwhelming. From GPS devices to bike locks, there’s a fair bit of kit to consider. Instead of navigating this alone, we’ve gathered a series of items you might want to think about acquiring to make your cycling life a little easier. Our 10 essential items for beginner cyclists should get you off to a flying start in your cycling journey. Categories Safety Repairs and Upkeep Comfort and Clothing Safety Essentials  Hi-Vis High-visibility kit is... Read More
Spring is a time for new beginnings, and what could be more symbolic of a fresh start than getting back on your bike after a long winter hiatus? Spring is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, so we’ve put together a few tips on what you need to wear to enjoy your ride. If you’re new to cycling, or if you’ve been riding for a while but haven’t really given much thought to your clothing, now is the time! With the warmer weather on its... Read More