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Commonwealth Games: a showcase of cycling

The Commonwealth Games are officially underway and already England are sporting a medal as Alex Yee wins the first Gold of the games. Yee completed his triathlon in 50mins and 34seconds to beat New Zealander Hayden Wilde by 13 seconds. Huge Congratulations, and what a way to kick the games off!
The Commonwealth Games are …

Tour de France: all set for the weekend

With the Tour de France riding towards it’s conclusion on Sunday, it’s time to see where everyone stands coming into an exciting weekend of racing.

Early this week our headlines were dominated by the extreme heatwave which had us keeping well out of the sun in an effort to stay cool. While we were experimenting …

Tour de France: your guide to Jerseys

It’s the cycling sporting highlight of the year – the Tour de France – 23 days of lycra clad action across July, with the best riders in the world cycling over 3,500km (2,200 miles). Whilst called the Tour de France the start of the race (called the Grand Départ) usually starts in a City …

#BikeIsBest for greener, safer streets.

PUBLIC BACKS GREENER, SAFER STREETS BUT IS BEING SILENCED BY MINORITY, RESEARCH SHOWS

 

77%of Brits support measures in their local area to encourage cycling and walking. Measures are supported by 6.5 people for every 1 against
80% of Brits who expressed a preference want the UK’s streets redesigned to protect pedestrians and cyclists from …

CYCLING TO WORK: SOME USEFUL TIPS

With all Covid restrictions removed, how about making your return to work a healthy, happy, stress-free commute!  Here are some pointers to get you 24started on using your bicycle for your daily commute.

Commuting Essentials

We’re thrilled to see so many cyclists on the roads at the moment; whether you’re new to cycling, pulling out a …

The New Highway Code

Being ‘ambushed by cake’ aside, one of the hot topics for the twitterdom this week is the NEW HIGHWAY CODE. ‘Cyclists in the middle of the road’, ‘they should pay road tax’, ‘lycra wearing *****’, etc’. But, let’s dig past the keyboard-burning outrage and see what’s really new and how it affects us cyclists …

Dear Santa, this year I would like… 

Have you written your Christmas List yet? Getting tired of receiving novelty bicycle pattern ties and socks?  To give you (and Santa) some inspiration, we’ve asked our team what bicycle/bicycle-related presents they want to be unwrapping on Christmas Day. Judging by the prices of some of them, they really do think they have been good …

The Cycling Event Of The Year

Last night I was delighted to be a guest of BDO at the inaugural black-tie dinner for the cycling industry – the Champions of Cyclesport, to celebrate cycling and to raise funds for action.

Taking place at the prestigious Hurlingham Club with the stunningly regal private members club backdrop, this unique gala is a night …

Race To Zero

#RaceToZero

As an SME that works in the bicycle industry, I take pride in the fact that havebike works in an industry helping to support people adopt the cleanest form of transport available – the humble bicycle! Whilst helping others reduce their emissions is a positive step, as a business (no matter that we are …

BDOVELO: Girona 2021

Cycling is the new golf! As our CEO Nick can often be heard saying. As well as being an avid cyclist and bicycle user, he’s also an ambassador for cycle networking group BDOVELO; a networking group aimed at professionals and business people who share a passion for cycling, business and networking.

This year, they had …