Making the Most of Cycling Now Lockdown Restrictions Have Been Relaxed

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 […]


Strength Training for Cyclists that You can do at Home

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 […]


5 OF THE WORLD’S MOST TREACHEROUS CYCLING TRAILS

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 […]


A Cyclist’s Ultimate Christmas List

Where has 2019 gone? Last New Year seems like only yesterday, but already it’s Christmastime again! If you’ve spent the past year cycling your way to adventure, you’ll be wondering which items to add to your Christmas list that might help to take your hobby up a gear. That’s why we’ve come up with five […]


A Brief History of the Bicycle

For many years, bicycles have been not only an efficient and environmentally friendly means of transport, but also the gateway to many adventures! However this wasn’t always the case; so we’ve been digging deep into the archives to discover where the humble bike came from. Find out more with our brief history of the bicycle! […]


5 TYPES OF CYCLING EVENTS

Cycling races aren’t just limited to the Tour de France! Every year, a huge variety of cycling competitions take place across the globe, encompassing road, off-road and track events. With so many different types, it can be difficult to keep up with all aspects of the cycling world! From track competitions to huge outdoor adventures, […]


STAY SAFE WHILE CYCLING TO WORK

Cycling to work has many great benefits! It’s more environmentally friendly than driving and can have a really positive impact on your health. If you’re unprepared and unconfident on your bike, however, pedalling your daily commute can be daunting. But it doesn’t have to be! That’s why we’ve put together our guide on staying safe […]


TOUR DE FRANCE 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

The Tour de France is always one of the biggest, most exciting events on the cycling calendar, and this year was no different! In fact, this year might have been one of the most thrilling. It was full of twists, turns, ups, downs, and fierce competition from some of the best cyclists in the world. […]


5 TIPS TO GET THE FAMILY INTO CYCLING

Cycling is a great pastime, and getting the whole family on their bikes can lead to some magical adventures! The sport can be great fun for all ages, from kids to parents and even grandparents! It’s great exercise and low impact too, meaning the older generation could benefit more from cycling than other forms of […]


7 BENEFITS OF HAVING MORE CYCLISTS ON THE ROAD!

Cycling can be a fantastic way to get out and about across the UK! Even though cycling in all forms has gained in popularity over recent years, some people might still be reluctant to take their bikes out on the road. At The Insurance Emporium, we’re all for encouraging more people to get on the […]