1. 6 reasons your child should ride a balance bike

    Teaching your little one to ride a bike is a momentous occasion for any parent and a balance bike is a great first step! At Cycle King & Hawk Cycle’s, we’ve got a great range of balance bikes in-stock, both in-store and online. In this article, we’ll run through some of the reasons a balance bike could be great for your child!

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  2. Try something new in 2021: Our guide to specialist bikes & scooters

    A new year is a perfect time to step outside of your comfort zone and try something new. As a reader of this blog, chances are you’re a fan of a bike ride but why let your love for cycling end there? A great bike ride isn’t limited to your typical road or mountain bikes, in fact, at Cycle King & Hawk Cycles, we offer a great range of specialist models which are perfect if you’re keen to try something different this new year.

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  3. Going electric: A buyer's guide

    At the start of this year, we didn’t realise we’d spend so much time trying to think of new activities that limit our social contact. So when better to invest in a new way to have fun, exercise, or travel to work? In this article, we provide a comprehensive guide to buying an electric bike or scooter!

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  4. Our Essential Safety Tips for Cycling in the Dark

    In the autumn and winter months, the shorter days and longer nights mean that you’re more likely to find yourself cycling in the dark. Cycling at night can be great fun but comes with many additional safety concerns that you should consider. In this blog post, we’ll share our essential tips for staying safe while cycling in the dark.
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  5. 4 Reasons Why You'll Love Cycling Alone

    Cycling with friends is great, you can keep fit, socialise and have a laugh at the same time. However, there are some days that you might feel like getting out and enjoying your own company. We think cycling alone can be lots of fun and if you’ve never tried it now might be the time! In this blog post, we’ll explore 4 of the top reasons why you’ll love cycling solo.

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  6. 20 Ways to be a Safer Cyclist

    Whether you cycle to work, with your kids to school, competitively or just for exercise, there are many ways that we can all become safer cyclists. We’ve put together a list of 20 tips to help you take extra precautions when on the road.

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  7. 4 Ways Cycling Became Easier in 2020!

    2020 hasn’t quite been the year any of us expected. Lockdown, social distancing and government guidelines have meant that lots of us have spent less time enjoying the outdoors and more time at home. However, if there’s just one positive outcome, it’s the changes that have made cycling a little easier. In a bid to help us all get out and exercise more, continue to social distance and help the environment, the government have introduced many new cycling initiatives. In this blog post, we’ll discuss 4 ways cycling became easier in 2020!

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  8. Our Guide to Cycling Staycations

    As lockdown continues to lift and life returns to a new normal, many of you may be itching to get away on holiday. While flying abroad is now a possibility, there are plenty of reasons why you might prefer to stay in the UK this year! Packing up your car, grabbing your bike and taking the family on a staycation is the perfect way to relax, without the worries that come with boarding a plane. In this blog post, we’ll discuss all things staycation including places to visit, cycling equipment you might need, and the benefits of staying closer to home this summer!

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  9. Finding the Perfect Father’s Day Present: A Gift Guide for Him

    During the lockdown, spring seems to have flown by and we now find ourselves well into June which means it’s almost Father’s Day! As our shops are now open for browsing, we have some excellent gift suggestions for your bike-loving Dad’s. Keep reading to find out more!

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  10. 5 Reasons to Cycle During Covid-19

    Now that the lockdown rules have begun to ease, we are able to get outdoors for as much exercise as we like. Therefore, we felt like it was the perfect time to let you know our top 5 reasons for why we’d recommend a bike ride during Covid-19. Have you been out and about on a bike ride recently? Send us your bike ride selfies on Instagram! We’d love to see them and will repost our favourites.

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