City Cycling

Read Features, Stories & Reports about City Cycling, and check out other great bike articles at Always Riding.

  1. What have Beryl been up to?

    What have Beryl been up to?
    We started selling the Beryl Laserlight several years ago. Beryl been busy since then, diversifying into bike design and share schemes, so we thought we’d have a look at some of the projects that Beryl have undertaken whilst pursuing their mission of getting more people onto bikes. Name Change As Beryl spread across the Atlantic they ran into a trademark...
  2. Brompton World Championships 2019

    Brompton World Championships 2019
    The Prudential Ride London is the biggest cycling festival in the UK and is home to the Brompton World Championships. It’s Classique/Classic women’s and men’s events boast the highest cash prize pool for any one day cycling events, with the total prize money being equal between the genders too. There are other events open to us more casual cyclists, with...
  3. Chrome Cycling Trousers and Shorts

    Chrome Cycling Trousers and Shorts
    Casual cycling leg wear is a difficult piece of clothing to find, even at the best of times. Standard denim or cotton trousers look the part off the bike, but tend to wear through all too quickly. Bib shorts and mountain bike baggies are great for on the bike, however you are risk of being commented on by other members...
  4. Click 'n' Go Luggage: Brompton Bags

    Click 'n' Go Luggage: Brompton Bags
    We are pleased to announce that we will now be stocking Brompton Bags. We’ve long championed the wondrous piece of engineering that is the Brompton folding bicycle and are excited to start selling their luggage. London based Brompton understood a good while ago that their customers needed a way of transporting luggage whilst riding. Backpacks and messenger bikes do work...
  5. DZR Restock: Marco and Ovis

    DZR Restock: Marco and Ovis
    We’ve just had a restock of DZR shoes here at Always Riding HQ, including the H2O and Minna as well as the Ovis and Marco which we haven’t seen in a while. We’ve sold DZR's Minna and H2O for ages, so here is a quick refresher on the Ovis and the Marco. DZR Ovis The DZR Ovis is a mid-top...
  6. The Chrome Modal Collection - Refined Class

    The Chrome Modal Collection - Refined Class
    Chrome’s bags are known the world over for being the rugged workhorses of bike messengers and people on the move in urban environments. The Chrome Modal collection builds on the these durable, practical roots and adds in a level of refinement and class. The obvious feature of the Modal bags is the outer fabric which is now a gorgeous twill...
  7. Bags for Bromptons

    Bags for Bromptons
    With a ratio of nearly one folding bike for each team member across the AR staff, it's fair to say that we are big Brompton fans! And understanding the unique luggage needs that come with riding a Brompton, we stock a range of gorgeous and practical Brompton-compatible bags. Each option complements the Brompton’s key characteristics of convenience, flexibility and ease of...
  8. Muxu jeans: awesome kegs for biketime, hometime, pub time, work time...

    Muxu jeans: awesome kegs for biketime, hometime, pub time, work time...
      Are Muxu jeans one of the all-time best pieces of apparel for urban cyclists? We certainly have a lot of customers who think so. Made from a premium Japanese stretch denim with articulated knees and a seam free crotch, Muxu jeans blur the boundary between what you wear on and off the bike. Muxu Ride Japanese Denim Indigo Slim...
  9. The Joy of Great Cycling Socks

    The Joy of Great Cycling Socks
      Steadfast, functional and a sometimes steamy stable-mate, no we're not talking about a Shire horse, we're talking about cycling socks, a cycle apparel category which has sometimes been seen as an unglamorous wardrobe necessity (a workhorse if you will). But have your feet ever felt in need of a hug after a long ride? Or have you felt an...
  10. Christian Wolmar - Why We Need To Start Taking Cycling Seriously

    Christian Wolmar - Why We Need To Start Taking Cycling Seriously
    Cycling provides a cheap form of transport; protects people against illness and makes them healthier; is good for the environment; and is a fantastic way of encouraging kids to take exercise. What is there not to like? Christian Wolmar - politician, cyclist, author, broadcaster and journalist   I’ve been a cyclist virtually all my life. I started cycling the two...
  11. Introducing… Velocity Cycle Wear!

    Introducing… Velocity Cycle Wear!
      We are excited to announce the arrival of Velocity Cycle Wear to Always Riding HQ this week! We have been eyeing up their awesome urban cycling trousers for a while now so it has been a great pleasure to add them to our range of urban cycle apparel. With options for men and women, the trousers are great if...
  12. Tough kicks for ‘whatever the weather’ trips - two of the best waterproof cycling boots for urban riding

    Tough kicks for ‘whatever the weather’ trips - two of the best waterproof cycling boots for urban riding
      Why consider waterproof cycling boots? The chances of getting caught in a rainshower when commuting by bike are actually quite low, even in wetter climes like the UK. Nevertheless, having the right clothing to ensure you are as comfortable as possible when it does rain (or when there is a lot of surface water on the roads) can ensure...
  13. Unveiled: The Brompton Electric

    Unveiled: The Brompton Electric
    Will we soon be living in a city bike e-assisted world, where every bicycle has a motor, and every rider is capable of crossing the city at Tour de France speeds? With the unveiling of the Brompton Electric this week - a long rumoured electric version of the British brand's folding city bike - that world is now one pedal...

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