Articles by Tracy Brunger...

Bikes and kit for women

Bikes and kit for women

by Tracy Brunger

The significant differences between the proportions of men and women are obvious. However, it is only in recent years that manufacturers of bikes and cycling equipment have woken up to this.

Basic principles of cycling clothes

Basic principles of cycling clothes

by Tracy Brunger

Now more than ever before, dressing to go out and ride your bike has become more technical than you could ever imagine. Tracy Brunger and Simon Doughty give the low-down on how to dress for cycling so that even if you're sweating buckets, you'll stay dry and look great.

Cycling shoes & buying tips

Cycling shoes & buying tips

by Tracy Brunger

Like all activities, cycling has its sport specific shoes. There are sub-categories of cycling shoes for each discipline and a few models which are a good compromise across the cycling activities. Then you have to ensure that your shoes suit your pedal system and decide upon what sort of closure system and materials you want.

What to wear for cycling

What to wear for cycling

by Tracy Brunger

There are a few differences between road and off road clothes, and many leisure cyclists occupy the mid-ground, borrowing from both camps. After your helmet and gloves (or 'track mitts') the key purchases should be shoes (see Cycling Shoes) and shorts, but there are plenty of cycling clothes to fill your wardrobe.

Cycling helmets

Cycling helmets

by Tracy Brunger

A helmet is probably the most important purchase after your bike. It makes sense to wear a helmet whenever and wherever you're riding. What's the difference between a £30 helmet and one costing three times the price? Our experts explain protective headgear.

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