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Entries by Toby Zeidler

November Lockdown Challenge

Stay positive and stay active with our November Lockdown Challenge

The UK as of November 5thhas returned to a nationwide lockdown. We’re all having to adjust again to our new normal and we believe that cycling will prove its versatile benefits again. Cycling rose by 300% during the first national lockdown and just as we …

Covid-19 Update 2nd November 2020

To all our valued friends and customers,

I hope you are well in these challenging times.

At havebike, we are fortunate and grateful to be remaining open as we move into a second national lockdown. We love bikes and we believe that in testing times, fresh air and exercise are more vital than ever. We enable …

Trick or Treat? Common Misconceptions Run Down

Many of us will have experienced the awkward conversations after revealing that you ride a bicycle. People may jump to certain conclusions or worse say ‘I hope you’re not one of the bad ones’. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about cycling and how they might be misguided.

All cyclists have to wear …

How to be a Mountain Biker in London

London may have lots of green space throughout the city, but for the mountain biker it might not quite fit the bill. Fear not however, as London has more off-road-action available nearby than at first glace! Let’s take a look at some excellent riding locations and facilities not far from London for all types …

Becoming a weekend warrior in London: where to start?

London is busy, bustling and diverse and we believe the best ways to experience it is on two wheels. If you’re considering taking your riding to the next level, we’ve compiled a crash course on how to make the most of road riding in London.

You’ve got a bike, you’ve got some gear and you’re …

What makes a cyclist? Taking the step above casual.

We’re not ones to blow our own trumpet too hard but we love cycling and want more people to love it. For many, it can feel like a step too far to call themselves a ‘cyclist’, but is this a step we all take eventually?

A cyclist takes many forms and anyone can be a …

Benefits of cycling in the inner-city

Over lockdown, cycling increased by 300% in the UK. Across the nation, temporary cycle lanes have popped up alongside huge pushes to increase spending and create more permanent solutions to congestion, pollution and public health. Cycling is a crucial component to all these issues; here are just a few of the benefits of choosing …

Get ahead of the game for winter commuting

As much as we’re avoiding thinking about it, there is a chill in the air and autumn is approaching. Riding in the colder months needn’t be a chore. A few simple steps will make you safer, more comfortable and less prone to unwelcome expense.

The single best thing you can do for your bike through …

Tour de France 2020 Round Up

As with all sport, this year has been strange. The Tour was late, lacked many top riders due to an overlap in Italy and had far fewer screaming fans at the side of the road for obvious reasons.

Ask most cycling fans which Tour ended in the most dramatic manner and they’ll tell you 1989. …

How the Best in the World Fuel their Efforts

Once a year, the world’s best riders sweep across 3,500 of the finest French kilometres. The riders tackle brutal stages often close to 200km and crossing mountain ranges such as the Alps and Pyrenees.

This task requires a lot of calories. In today’s tour, riders will burn upwards of 5,000 calories a day. For 176 …