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The ultimate guide to choosing jackets for your commute.

Commuting by bike is a perfect way to get fit, be more productive at work and save yourself time and money. But, in order to cycle safely and comfortably, you need to have the right gear. And a cycling jacket is essential for cycling to work throughout the year,...

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The ultimate guide to wheels for your commuting bike

Getting your commuter bike set up correctly is important for an efficient and safe cycle to work. When it comes to wheels for your bike, picking the right wheels can be difficult. Ultimately, you are looking for a smooth-rolling, efficient and reliable commuter wheel....

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Differences between Amsterdam and London cycling culture

Amsterdam has had the reputation of being one of the leading cities for cycling for a long time. If you visit the city, you’ll find cyclists everwhere - from mothers to police officers, young people to old people, seemingly everyone happily rides a bike. Credit:...

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How to stay visible on your commute?

During busy commuting periods, road users are often rushed, drivers can be distracted by the dark mornings or evenings and iced-up windscreens in the winter cause visibility to be low. It is critical, therefore, for commuters to stay conspicuous at all times. You’ve...

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A Local’s Guide to London’s Cycle Superhighway – CS7

Cover photo credit: Allain Rouiller This is part of series of blogposts covering London's cycle superhighways, from a commuter's perspective. Feel free to comment on your experience of using this superhighway - do keep things civil though! History Cycle Superhighway 7...

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A Local’s Guide to London’s Cycle Superhighway – CS6

Cover Photo Credit: Steve This is part of series of blogposts covering London's cycle superhighways, from a commuter's perspective. Feel free to comment on your experience of using this superhighway - do keep things civil though! History Cycle Superhighway 6, also...

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A Local’s Guide to London’s Cycle Superhighway – CS5

This is part of series of blogposts covering London's cycle superhighways, from a commuter's perspective. Feel free to comment on your experience of using this superhighway - do keep things civil though! History CS5 is a short fully segregated cycle lane that connects...

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A Local’s Guide to London’s Cycle Superhighway – CS3

Cover Photo Credit: Matt Brown This is part of series of blogposts covering London's cycle superhighways, from a commuter's perspective. Feel free to comment on your experience of using this superhighway - do keep things civil though! History CS3 is a 13km long...

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A detailed breakdown of the new Cadence backpack

We apologise.     It has taken way too long to update the Cadence backpack, and we are the first to acknowledge that this has been unacceptable.     In 2018, we faced a series of challenges growing up as a start-up.  The biggest one was when our original manufacturing...

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Autumn 2018 update on the Cadence backpack

We wanted to thank everyone for believing in Craft Cadence in 2018, and especially for supporting our Cadence backpack, which has received positive reviews from the likes of Road.cc, Discerning Cyclist as well as SickBiker. At time of writing, the first version of...

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User review – Cadence backpack from Alex in London

This week we are happy to share an user review of our Cadence backpack from one of our customers Alex, who is a commuter and keen cyclist in London.   It was so detailed, came with photos and contained some great advice for us in terms of improving the product in the...

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Introduction to gears for roadbike commuting!

Have you ever been out commuting or riding and found the conditions in which you couldn't find the correct gearing? Trying to find the gearing choice and balance between being stuck in a too high gear or having too low cadence can easily make your commute harder than...

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A beginner’s guide to bicycles for commuting

It used to be easy to pick a bicycle for your commute; chose a road bike for roads, or a mountain bike if you had some off road trails. Now though, walk into a bicycle shop and you are faced with a plethora of bicycle types and a whole load of differing opinions. This...

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Top 7 Strava features for cycling commuters

Strava has changed the way we cycle, for better or worse. Strava is based on an application that track your ride via GPS and publicly ranks your best time on "segments" of road along with other users. Today, we look at some of the features of Strava for the daily...

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What to do if you’re in a cycling accident?

If you cycle lawfully and observantly, chances are you haven't and won’t have an accident on the road. That said, having a road accident can be a stressful time. This guide gives you some tips on what to do in such a situation. It’s worth knowing what to do, even if...

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Nutrition for the cycling commuter

We know nutrition is a big part of performing well, but what do we eat to stay healthy? to maintain energy? or to lose weight. Of course, we still want to perform our best at work, which means maintaining energy levels and keeping a steady blood sugar level across the...

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What are the health benefits of cycle commuting?

As cycle commuters, we know that cycling ought to bring out some health benefits as we have exercising on our way to work and back.  But to what extent?  In this article, we look at scientific studies that have tried to quantify the health benefits of cycling...

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Backpack versus Trunk Bag for bicycle commuting. Fight!

Taking luggage on your bike? There is lots of choice out there. Backpack, pannier bag, trunk bag plus more. This week, we analyse the pros and cons of the rucksack and trunk bag. Which one should you go for? 
Versatility With a backpack you can hop off your bike with...

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How to carry a laptop on your cycle commute

As much as we try to avoid it, there are time when we have to take our laptops home from work, and bring it in the next day.  For some professionals such as designers and editors, a laptop is required where ever you go. The big question therefore for cycling commuters...

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What a cycling commuter should look for in a backpack

Why commute by bicycle? Commuting by bicycle is fast becoming the best way for a lot of people to get to work. Taking control of when you leave instead of chasing a bus or train.  Bypassing lines of static traffic in city centers makes it the ideal mode of transport...

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