07 Dec 2016

A new bike makes a great Christmas present, especially as cycling has become one of the nation’s favourite hobbies. The London 2012 Olympics kick-started the cycling craze, and its popularity shows no sign of waning. According to the Sport England Active People survey, more than 100,000 extra cyclists are now riding bikes at least once […]

20 Jul 2016

Updated: June 2017 – this year’s competition is now live! Find out more here. Those of you who are Heart Yorkshire radio listeners will know that over the last few weeks we have been part of Heart Yorkshire’s Big School Showdown! The competition was run over 10 weeks with 46 schools entering. Each school teacher […]

20 Jun 2016

Did you know… Recent figures show that over 21,000 UK cyclists were injured in road accidents in a 12-month period In parallel with cycling’s rise in popularity has come an even faster increase in the number of cyclists seriously injured. This is a reminder of the importance of following road safety advice. Here are Wilco […]

25 May 2016

Cycling has enjoyed a huge surge in popularity in recent years, with more than 2,000,000 people across the country now riding a bike at least once a week. The London start to the Tour de France in 2007, the succession of British cycling wins at the Olympics, the Tour de Yorkshire and many other events […]

13 Apr 2016

We know that people are being increasingly encouraged to swap cars for a bicycle – or at least cycle those shorter journeys when we can. People are also being encouraged to buy electric cars and electric motorcycles too. So what about an electric bicycle? While plug-in cars have taken centre stage in the eco-transport revolution […]

10 Oct 2014

The Challenge… Extreme Off Road Fun! Do you Dare? Coyote Fatman Fat Tire bikes run on 4˝ by 26” rims. Such a large footprint allows you to ride them at very low pressure, so the tyres act like snow shoes which enables amazing traction and the ability to float over all kinds of terrain…wet stuff, […]