Yup. Its that time of year where the bikes going to get grafted, things are going to break and inevitably I'm going to fall off my bike at some point. So I chose today to clean the Tern up and fix a few bits on it I've been meaning to do since... Well. Pre-COVID? The … Continue reading The Winter Tune Up
Autumn is definitely here now and the nights are really beginning to draw in. Being seen in the poor light is absolutely essential and some would say you can't put a price on safety; but sadly not all of us are made of money, so here's The Folding Bike Club's guide to buying lights and … Continue reading Lighting Up The Night
It's a boring and daunting task, but yes. We have to look after our little folders. These simple tips will help you avoid nasty breakdowns and spot tyre trouble before it happens. So lets get after it: Tyre Pressures Easy one to fall for, this one. Running at the incorrect tyre pressures will result in … Continue reading Tyre maintenance for your foldie
Whether you're a seasoned rider or just starting out, this is what we recommend you buy to make sure you're safe and ready for anything. 1. Lock The benefit of having a folding bike is the ability to take it anywhere but sometimes you'll need to lock it up. Folded up and in the suitcase … Continue reading The 5 must-have accessories for your folding bicycle
Do you have a chip on your bike? Are you finding it impossible to locate a matching colour? Look no further than your local large pharmacist. Nail Lacquer comes in many colours that bikes also come in, comes with a decent quality brush included in the bottle, and gives a resilient finish. This particular brand … Continue reading Stone chips?
One of the most exciting things I think you can do on a bike is camp out. Whether this be overnight, a few days, weeks, whatever. It's a fantastic way of going back to basics and taking in the surroundings. One of my personal favourites was falling asleep in a bivvy bag on a British … Continue reading My First overnighter and the mistakes you’ll want to avoid.
As a cyclist for most of my life and a motorcyclist on some pretty huge bikes for quite a number of years and I learnt some good skills. Here I'd like to share with you some tips for slow riding - a skill which seems to cause many riders to stumble. On my vintage DaHon … Continue reading Slow Riding