While summer may be over, the easing of Covid restrictions has reignited the prospect of an autumn full of activities. Trains have a big part to play in getting cyclists around the UK this season. Here we go through some important things to keep in mind if you are thinking of taking your bike on the train.
The fuel crisis that has engulfed the UK over the past two weeks looks to be nearing its end, but the episode has posed many questions for motorists. Indeed, in what seems like another domino falling, the fuel crisis sits as the latest in a series of events pushing commuters toward alternative transport.
We have recently outlined the so-called 'bike lash': complaints from local residents who are against the opening of cycle lanes in their area. This has not gone away and has intensified over the summer, continuing to be a significant obstacle to achieving the government's stated goals for alternative mobility.
Bike maintenance is an essential part of a rider’s lifestyle, if one wants to avoid day-ruining and potentially harmful instances of mechanical failure. This does not just include your annual check-up, but having a continuously vigilant and pro-active attitude to problems and repairs.
There are advantages to having bike insurance outside of financial protection if the bike is stolen, including accidental damages, injuring someone else or their property. There also many options in what is a competitive market, so insurance coverage is better than ever, with over ninety-five percent of claims being honoured.