Highway To Hell – The World’s Most Treacherous Bike Trails

Posted on September 5, 2023 at 4:51 pm by The Insurance Emporium

If you’re a fair-weather cyclist who enjoys weekend jaunts in the countryside or along the great British coastline, then you may not have come across some of the world’s most treacherous cycling trails before.  You know, the type of trails that are for the ultimate mountain bike adrenaline junkies, pushing their skill and ability to […]

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Posted on July 31, 2023 at 3:54 pm by The Insurance Emporium

THE IMPORTANCE OF BIKE THEFT PREVENTION The beauty of cycling is that it’s accessible for many people whether it’s via two wheels or sometimes three. For some, they’re weekday commuters to the office on the ultimate rail-friendly bike, a Brompton . For others, they could be weekend cycle enthusiasts with the latest carbon fibre road […]

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On Your Bike – Wheelie Fun Family Rides in Yorkshire

Posted on April 12, 2023 at 9:22 am by The Insurance Emporium

Spring has sprung and with that in mind we’ve turned our attention to enjoying family fun time while exploring the great outdoors. Over lockdown many of us took to our bicycles to explore our local areas leading to cycling being one of the most popular forms of outdoor exercise. Flash forward to the present day […]

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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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10 Strength Exercises to Improve your Cycling

Posted on February 24, 2023 at 10:46 am by The Insurance Emporium

The issue of whether to include strength exercises in your cycle training is one that’s often been debated; after all, strength training is just for bodybuilders, right? Why would you spend time in a gym when you could be out cycling? And surely the last thing you want to do is increase body mass? Training […]

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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 & Dark Night Cycling Safety Tips

Posted on December 18, 2020 at 10:00 am by The Insurance Emporium

We’re well into winter now, and with the colder seasons come dark nights and difficult cycling conditions. If you’re not going to let the cold weather stop you, you’ll need to take extra care to stay safe while out on your bike! That’s why, at The Insurance Emporium, we’ve put together our tips for cycling […]

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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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[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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Making the Most of Cycling Now Lockdown Restrictions Have Been Relaxed

Posted on June 10, 2020 at 2:26 pm by The Insurance Emporium

The UK had some big news lately, as some restrictions on exercising during lockdown have been relaxed*! This is big news if you’ve taken up cycling during lockdown, as instead of only being permitted one hour of exercise per day, we can now go out for as much exercise as we like, provided we maintain […]

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