Bike Lights

There are many options of bicycle lighting for the discerning cyclist.

Try ultimate bicycle lights: AA and Lithium-ion powered bicycle lights for road and trail.

Ultra Leds Wide range of LED bulbs and Strips Less power, less heat,better Value

Smart Bicycle Lights Discount prices on Smart lights, but check for secure online shopping

LED Spot Lights GU10 7 Watt High Power LED Spots True replacements for Halogen 50w

Bike Mileage Readings for Orro Terra SL

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£50 bike voucher scheme launched in England!

The UK Government has launched a "Fix Your Bike" voucher scheme for England residents. The voucher can be used by anyone who has an unused bicycle in need of a repair. There are two vouchers maximum allowed per household, but the Government ... (more)

Upgrading to the Garmin Edge 1030

My previous on-bike device is a Garmin Edge 820, so that is what I'll be comparing my new computer to. First impressions On the surface, the Edge 1030 isn't fundamentally different to the 820. Sure, it's bigger (a lot bigger, really ... (more)

Replacing push-fit bottom brackets

I'd always been nervous about replacing the push-fit bearings myself. I'd always been used to the screw-on variety, and when I bought a Specialized Crux with BB30 push-fit bearings I just left it as a job for my LBS when the dreaded creak ... (more)

Silly Suffolk Audax 2020

Only a dozen or so riders made it out for the 200km edition of the Silly Suffolk that was organised by John Thompson of VC Baracchi. Iceni Velo managed a group of three, and we set off just before 7:30 on back roads that were very wet from ... (more)

Cycliq FLY-6 long-term review

The Cycliq FLY6 is a solid piece of kit that straps onto your seat tube, and is designed as a "turn on and leave it" device that continuously records video footage of the view behind. The footage is wide-angle to capture lots of the periphery ... (more)

Dawn 'til Dusk ride 2020

I've had a "longest ride in daylight" challenge in my bucket-list for a long time, but there have always been other events getting in the way. The lack of competitive events in 2020 (due to the COVID-19 pandemic) gave me the opportunity and ... (more)

Preparing for an all-day cycle ride

Background Over the years I've ridden quite a few long rides, but it wasn't until my early 40's that I gradually started increasing my time in the saddle from a few hours to six or more. I distinctly recall my first 200km ride as a bit of ... (more)