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  • How to Avoid a Numb Bum When Cycling

    Having a numb bum is never fun. You can never predict when and where it’s going to happen, but when it does occur, it’s pretty much game over. And ...
  • The Ultimate Cycling Lingo Guide

    What’s one of the hardest things when it comes to cycling? Talking about it.


    When you're cycling with other cyclists or watching an event on TV,  it can be difficult to understand what people are saying, especially when some sentences can sound like a load of gibberish. But fear not. We’ve provided a glossary filled with cycling terminology you need to know, and after reading this, you’ll be an expert on all things cycling lingo. 

  • What You Need to Know About Cycling as a Beginner

    Spring is here. Warm weather, good vibes, picturesque landscapes and maybe the urge to drag your old bike out of the garage? Or maybe you’ve just ventured into the world of cycling? Here’s what you need to know about cycling as a beginner. 
  • Breaking the Cycle of Female Body Negativity and Empowering Female Cyclists

    Role models don’t have to be perfect or famous, they just have to be real and relatable enough to help you realise that you can do whatever you put your mind to. These women are regular folk, just like you and me, who are their own authentic selves and stand up for what they believe in, that women deserve their place within cycling and should stand up to take their space proudly. 
  • What Colours Should You Wear To Be Seen When Cycling

    Black continues to be one of the most popular colours for cyclewear often because people feel more comfortable and less conspicuous in black and it can also be more flattering but there’s a never-ending debate about what colour is best for cycling clothes – black is often demonised particularly by motorists but in some circumstances, it stands out better than other colours.
  • Easy and Simple Guide About How to Tackle the Hills When Cycling

    Every cyclist can admit that hills can be tricky. Even if you’re the most experienced cyclist, the hill right by your doorstep could be a fair challenge. It can be even harder if you come across a hill that you’ve never ridden before. 
  • What To Wear for Mountain Biking

    The uphills can be hot and sweaty, the downhills can be cold and windy so wearing good technical gear can really improve your day but it shouldn’t just be reserved for the roads. Top quality clobber will enhance your ride whether you’re pootling on the canal or shredding the trails. So here is a breakdown of what gear you will need to be a champion of the mountains. 
  • Women's Top Tips for Buying the Right Size in Cycling Gear

    Buying the right size can be a tricky task, especially in the world of online shopping. Feeling  certain you have the right size, just to try it on at home and it doesn’t fit. This leads to frustration and upset not only with the clothing, but with yourself and your body. That shouldn’t be how it works! You should be having a mini fashion show and to be itching with excitement to get out on your bike and show them off. To make sure you have the best purchase experience, here is our top tips for buying the right size in women’s cycling gear.
  • Everything you need to know about Custom Cycling Kit

    In desperate need of dressing your team in some good looking custom kit? Then look no further. Fat Lad at the Back has got you covered.
  • Our Sustainable and Ethical Practices

    Do you ever wonder what to do with the packaging that your FLAB gear comes in? Is it really recyclable? Or just curious about our ethical practices? 

    We care passionately about the environment as we believe it’s important to always give back to the planet in any way you can. We have made and continue to make our best effort to be ethical and eco-friendly, to do our part.

  • Mountain Biking Tips for Beginners

    Has the thought about Mountain Biking tickled your fancy but you have no idea where to begin or what to even do? Then look no further, because here are some tips and tricks to get you ready to rule the mountains.
  • Tips for Washing Your Cycling Clothing

    Whilst you’re on your bike, your cyclewear takes care of you, it’s only fair you take care of your cycling gear when you’re off your bike. If you aren’t careful, it can be quite easy to ruin your kit, so, here are some useful tips to avoid running and improve the longevity of your expensive cycling gear.