Commuting Tips and Advice


Insight Zone – expert advice on techniques, preparation and equipment

British Cycling members get full access to the Insight Zone; which includes advice on technique, nutrition, physical preparation and equipment. So if you’re just starting out or if you use your commute as the foundation of your training, the Insight Zone will help you ride smarter.

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Cycle Training – equipping you with the skills to ride on today’s roads

Our surveys show that fear of riding on the roads is one of the biggest barriers to commuting by bike. Good news is that cycle training is available for children and adults. British Cycling is training a network of instructors to the nationally recognised ‘Bikeability’ standards, with three levels for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders.

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Latest Insight Zone advice

Choosing a helmet for commuting

Within the commuter market there is a wealth of choice in terms of helmet design, with traditional designs bumping heads with 'urban' designs, inspired by skate, bmx and snowboarding helmets. Let’s take a look at the many options available.