You don’t actually need a lot of kit to get started with cycling, except, of course, a bike. But the right gear can help you perform better, make you more comfortable and keep you safe. Why not give the gym kit a miss and check out some clothing and equipment that can enhance your cycling experience?
Proviz talks to two London-based cycling commuters – Steve, a keen cyclist who's biked to work for the past three years, and Anthony, a recent convert – to find out what tips and tricks can help you through the darker days.
It’s one of the most diverse, exciting cities in the world and for more and more people there’s no finer way to explore it than by bike. But, if you’ve not tried it before, knowing where to start can be a bit daunting. Check out our New York cycling guide.
British interest in triathlon as a discipline has rocketed in recent years, thanks, in no small part, to the success of the Brownlee brothers. Now, a brand new type of event looks set to capitalise on that popularity and do for triathlon what Twenty20 did for cricket.
For an increasing number of Brits, the daily commute has been vastly improved by the addition of a bike. Cycle to Work Day aims to demonstrate that plenty more of us could swap our train or car for a bike, at least for a couple of days a week.
Caffeine. It wakes you up and can enhance athletic performance, but it can also stop you sleeping; it’s addictive but legal. So is it good for us, or bad? What does it really do to our bodies and can it be useful in an exercise regime?
Mid-June sees the arrival of Bike Week – a UK celebration of all things cycling. So, if you’re thinking it’s time to blow the cobwebs off your bike, check out our guide on how to get more pedal-power into your life.
It seems that every time you turn on the computer or flick through the newspaper, another story or video of road rage pops up. Sadly, altercations between cyclists and motorists are becoming more frequent on our roads
Cycling can sometimes seem like a very personal pursuit, but there is a charity called World Bike Relief that is changing that and bringing cycling to disadvantaged communities in Africa, providing them with a much needed way of getting around
Cycling to and from work every day, it’s easy to become comfortable with your route, for the ride to become second nature, but one of the most important things when it comes to cycling safety is being alert and riding with knowledge
Cycling to and from work every day certainly has its perks, but there are times when you want to go that little bit further, do just that little bit more, and see things you haven’t passed a million times before
A lot of people ask us, how did you come up with the idea of Proviz? It was interesting to look through some archives last week and see some of the photos that the founder took on his bike each morning to show people improvising with their current clothing and accessories to make themselves safer and more visible to other road user