1. 10 reasons to cycle with your kids

    The half term comes around and all of a sudden there are two weeks to fill with fun activities for your little ones, we understand. We want to help you make things a little easier, with 10 reasons why we recommend cycling with your kids this half term. If you’re out and about on your bike in the next few weeks, we’d love to see! Send us a photo on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and we’ll share our favourites.

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  2. How to choose the right size bike for your child

    Whether it’s their first, or one of many, buying your little one a new bike is an exciting experience for both of you. If you’re looking to keep things a surprise, fitting their bike in-store might not be an option. But don’t worry, our handy guide runs through both at home and in-store tips to ensure you can find a great fitting bike for your little one. For more cycling hints and tips, make sure you’re following us on Twitter and Facebook!

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  3. A Guide to Tandem Bikes: Valentine's Special

    Happy Valentine’s Day to all of our wonderful customers. To celebrate, we’ve put together a guide to tandem cycling – the perfect cycling activity for you and your partner, a friend or family member.

    Have you ever cycled a tandem bike? Head over to our Twitter or Facebook, we’d love to hear all about your experience.

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  4. How to Get Started with Cycling this New Year

    Whether you’ve made them or not, New Year’s resolutions are on everybody’s mind at this time of the year. If you’ve decided to get fit or be a little healthier, then cycling could be a great place to start! In this blog, we’ll run through our top tips for beginner cyclists, whether you’re cycling long distances, to work, or simply around your local park. Are you cycling as part of your new year’s resolution? Let us know how it’s going on Twitter or Facebook.

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  5. Stocking Fillers for Cyclists

    Christmas is upon us and, for many of you, that’ll mean Christmas shopping! Stressed? Don’t fret, just take a look at the list below with some stocking filler recommendations for the cyclist in your life.

    Our comprehensive list ranges from money-saving deals to more expensive options and is suitable for a range of ages and cycling experience. Do you have any stocking filler recommendations for cyclists? Message us on Twitter or Facebook, we’d love to hear them!

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  6. Road Safety Week: How to be Bike Smart

    With more than one-third of people killed or seriously injured on UK roads when travelling by bike, it’s about time we became a little more bike smart. As discussed in our previous blog post, cycling saves you money and has many health benefits for both the environment and your body, but it’s important to cycle safely and responsibly.

    This year, Road Safety Week is recognising this need to be more Bike Smart. Here are our tips on how you can achieve this, whether you’re a cyclist or a driver! Do you have any additional tips? Let us know on Twitter or Facebook.

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  7. 5 Reasons You Should Cycle to Work

    Looking to keep fit? Fed-up of waiting in queues of traffic? Cycling to work could be the answer to your troubles! Here at Cycle King, we support the government promoted Cycle2Work scheme. The money-saving scheme allows an employer to help their employees acquire tax-free cycles through a salary sacrifice arrangement.

    Saving money is just one of the many benefits of cycling to work. We’ll work through our top five reasons why you should swap the bus for the bicycle. What’s your favourite thing about cycling to work? Let us know by sending us a message on Facebook or Twitter.

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  8. 4 things you should bring on every bike ride

    Even if you’re going out for a short ride, there are a few things that you should always have with you. These are the items that will save you from a long walk or an embarrassing phone call when you’re far from home!

    We’ll go through 4 examples here that are absolute must-haves. Do you swear by something that hasn’t made our list? Let us know by sending us a message on Facebook or Twitter!

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  9. What are the best foods to eat before and whilst cycling?

    Are you ever uncertain about what to eat before you go for a ride? How about when you’re riding, or after you’re finished? It’s really important that you prepare your body properly before you go for a ride, especially if it’s going to be a long one.

    This starts with knowing what to eat and why! In this blog, we’re going to cover some basics on this in the form of breakfast, on-ride snacks, and post-ride recovery meals. We’ll also give you some important nutritional information.

    Before we start, we’d love to hear from you. Do you have a tried and tested recipe that gets you through your training sessions? Are there any other nutritional tips that you think every cyclist should know? Let us know by sending us a message on Facebook or Twitter!

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  10. Four ways to make hot weather cycling a breeze!

    The heatwave over the past month has made it difficult to get out and exercise. We know how tough it can be in this weather, so we wanted to give you some ways to beat the heat!

    This list will feature some simple advice that should help to make your warm-weather rides just as successful as the cold ones. It’s not an exhaustive list, though! Do you have any tips or advice that we missed? Maybe you’ve got a secret up your sleeve that makes cycling on a hot day a breeze? Let us know by tweeting at us (@cyclekinguk) or sending us a Facebook message!

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