Coffee Brakes

Take a break and relax with our latest reads

Benefits of coffee

Benefits of coffee

A pre-ride espresso or café stop latte is a key component of cycling culture, but recently the Swiss government caused uproar when they decreed that coffee wasn’t essential to life.
Can you get by without that morning coffee or is it part of your daily routine?

What type of bike is best for commuting?

What type of bike is best for commuting?

Do you commute to work on one of these bikes? Or perhaps you are looking to commute but don’t know where to start?
Here are some of the most common choices for commuters who cycle to work.

Commuter Essentials

Commuter Essentials

Getting a flat tyre in a morning can really ruin your commute and have you arriving to the office flustered and late.
Overcome those tricky situations with these commuter essentials that will get you to the office on time.

Clip vs Clipless

Clip vs Clipless

Using flat pedals helps for convenience and stopping at traffic lights, whereas clipped pedals help you to transfer more power to the wheels to get to your destination faster.
Which ones are better for the morning commute to work?

WaveCel Helmet Technology

WaveCel Helmet Technology

Wearing a bicycle helmet helps to reduce the risk of concussion following an accident, but it doesn’t eliminate the risk altogether. An helmet liner from the minds of Trek and Bontrager may further reduce the risk of concussion occurring. Read all about it here.

Manchester cycling infrastructure

Manchester cycling infrastructure

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is set to meet this week to discuss a number of new cycling and walking schemes which will represent the single biggest investment in cycling and walking infrastructure in the region.

What to eat before you commute

What to eat before you commute

Breakfast is an essential meal, it helps prepare and energise you for the day ahead. It’s even more important if you have a long cycle to work.
Start the day off right by following these tips on what to eat before your morning commute.

E-bikes on the rise

E-bikes on the rise

Electric bikes are designed to make cycling easier, providing that little boost when you need it. Increasing in popularity, e-bikes allow people of all backgrounds to take part in a wonderful hobby.
What are your thoughts on e-bikes? Would you ever buy one?

Helmet innovations

Helmet innovations

Buying a helmet isn’t always the easiest decision to make.
There are so many extras and options to choose from that it can all be a little overwhelming.
Here are some of the most innovative helmets on the market to help make your decision easier.