Posted on July 25, 2023 at 11:29 am by The Insurance Emporium

Our latest colleague profile features Simon Gallantree, a member of our Data Team. Simon refers to himself as a ‘fair-weather’ cyclist but as you’ll see, his idea of fair-weather cycling is a little bit different to the rest of us. Simon first started cycling 7 – 8 years ago when he bought a second-hand road […]

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Go To Work On A Bike – Why You Should Be Cycling To Work

Posted on May 25, 2023 at 11:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

Cycling in the UK has seen a bit of a revival over the last few years; in 2019, UK households spent approximately £1.56 billion on bikes, and cycling levels have increased by 23.7% in the last ten years. This is partly due to the pandemic; people suddenly had more time on their hands, were limited […]

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[CLOSED] Competition – WIN a £500 Cycling Voucher

Posted on March 22, 2023 at 11:50 am by The Insurance Emporium

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At The Insurance Emporium, we’re giving you the chance to win a £500 gift voucher to spend on whatever you like at Evans Cycles. Whether that be a brand-new bicycle, some fancy new gadgets and clothes, or whatever else you’ve had your eye on. All you need to do to be in with a chance […]

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10 Of The Best Family Bike Rides In The UK

Posted on March 8, 2023 at 3:31 pm by The Insurance Emporium

As we’re slowly starting to see the first signs of spring and the days are getting longer, many of us are looking forward to being out and about again after a long, cold winter stuck inside. While there are plenty of exercises we can do indoors, it’s good to know we can get outside again […]

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Top Tips for Finding New Cycling Routes in Your Area

Posted on February 24, 2021 at 1:18 pm by The Insurance Emporium

During coronavirus lockdown, bike rides became an increasingly popular activity proving very good for the legs as well as for the soul and saw 1.3 million Brits buying a bike. So, if you’re someone who had their love for cycling re-ignited during lockdown or if you’re thinking about taking up cycling as a new hobby, […]

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Winter Cycling: Getting through the Cold Weather

Posted on October 2, 2020 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

The days might have started becoming a little longer, but for the present, we’re still firmly in winter’s icy grasp! If you’re a cyclist, the colder weather can present a challenge to your two-wheeled adventures. But with the right equipment, a well-maintained bike and a can-do attitude, cycling in winter can be a really rewarding […]

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Should I Cycle to Work? Cycle to Work Day 2020

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 10:32 am by The Insurance Emporium

6th August is Cycle to Work Day 2020! While we’re still enjoying bright nights and nice weather (for Britain!), now might be the perfect time to take up cycling. With the Cycle to Work scheme and some great prizes on offer for Cycle to Work Day, it’s never been easier to take up cycling. Strap […]

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[CLOSED] Win a £50 Halfords Voucher! Take Part in Our Cycling Survey

Posted on July 28, 2020 at 1:14 pm by The Insurance Emporium

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR ENTRIES! Have you taken up cycling to stay fit and healthy during lockdown? Carry on your two-wheeled adventures with the chance to win a £50 Halfords Voucher! Simply fill in our cycling survey for the chance to win! This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed […]

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Strength Training for Cyclists that You can do at Home

Posted on May 7, 2020 at 12:27 pm by The Insurance Emporium

It can be frustrating not always being able to get out on the adventures you’d like with your bike. During the present crisis, as well as during the colder months, you might find yourself struggling to cycle quite as much as you’d wish, but there’s plenty you can do at home to maintain your strength […]

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Posted on March 12, 2020 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

Mountain biking can lead to some really magical adventures, but some perilous ones as well! Bike trails all over the world climb mountains, cut through rocky woodland and traverse huge canyons. If you’re scared by heights, high speed or narrow pathways, you might want to look away! On the other hand, if you’re a thrill-seeking […]

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