Cycling and the continuing emancipation of women

Aunt Gerty to her dearest friends (and her many lovers) was what was termed a 'difficult women'. Taking inspiration from Alice Hawkins, she adopted the wearing of trousers on her bicycle, thus causing consternation and outrage even before she spoke a word, and she spoke a lot of words. Alice, her inspiration, was a suffragette. … Continue reading Cycling and the continuing emancipation of women

Liv announces Devote Series of women specific gravel bikes

Lots of women love Liv bikes; the women specific versions of Giant bicycles designed completely on a women's geometry, rather than the shrink it and pink it attitude to many other manufacturers. Personally?  Well I find that no matter what frame size i look at the reach is always too much for me.  Could the … Continue reading Liv announces Devote Series of women specific gravel bikes

£2bn active travel revolution?

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has launched an ambitious plan to boost cycling and walking in England, with a commitment to creating thousands of miles of new protected bike lanes, cycle training for all, and the first ever zero-emission transport city. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: "From helping people get fit and healthy and lowering … Continue reading £2bn active travel revolution?

Could Garmin’s outage mean an end of the popularity of their products?

The Garmin server outage has now lasted for more than four days, and this has effected anyone using their cycling GPS computers as they won't connect or upload the data to Garmin's preparatory software or apps.  Garmin says it has been the victim of a cyberattack where ransomware was uploaded to their servers, and the … Continue reading Could Garmin’s outage mean an end of the popularity of their products?