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  • 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 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.
  • 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. 
  • Everything You Need To Know About Cyclewear Sizing

    Trying to figure out about sizes of everyday clothes is bad enough, let alone cyclewear! Sportswear is notoriously difficult to fit because the fabrics stretch in all directions, so your height and general build can affect the final fit. Coincidentally, if you can’t find the right gear, you just fall out of love with cycling. 
  • Everything You Need to know about Proper Cycling Shorts

    Are you a newbie cyclist or recently fell back in love with cycling yet you thought a bib was something that babies wore? The world of cyclewear can be a bit intimidating to the fresher set of eyes–especially when you want to buy the correct gear to protect everything downstairs, so here is everything you need to know about proper Cycling Shorts. 
  • Unique Cycling Gifts Under £20

    Being presented with the intern’s beanie hat full of strips of paper he’s just spent half an hour cutting out, you’re thinking about who you’d pref...
  • Cycling Gifts for Him

    Whether dad’s just got his dusty bike out of the garage, you’re boyfriend’s outfit always has to match his bike, your brother’s always bloody muddy...
  • 7 Best Chilled Cycle Routes in the UK

    Here at Fat Lad At The Back we believe that every ride should give you something, whether that be a feeling of real achievement, some headspace or ...