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  • Ultimate Cycling Christmas Gift Guide 2022

    ’Tis the season for panicking about Christmas gifts, but worry not, we’ve got the ultimate gift guide for the cyclists in your life. From a full cycling outfit for your other half, to a warm and dry cycling jacket for your Dad or a fun Secret Santa gift for your bike-loving colleague, let us make Christmas gifting easier for you. 
  • Black Friday Blog

    Black Friday brings deals galore but it can be tricky differentiating between genuine discounts and brands who are just selling off their archaic s...
  • An Open Letter To The Times

    Matthew Parris is the journalistic equivalent of the naughty boy in class. The one who says stupid things just to get attention. His latest ...
  • What’s the difference between ‘Waterproof’ and ‘Water Resistant’ Cycling Jackets?

    A waterproof jacket is an essential piece of cycling kit, but what’s the difference between waterproof and water resistant and which is the best option for your cycling style? 
  • 13 Things New Cyclists Wish They Knew

    Everyone starts cycling at the same point. In the beginning, you didn't have the foggy's clue of what chamois cream is, what kit to buy and what cycling 'rules' are true or full of rubbish.

    To avoid the overwhelming late-night research, we gathered all of our cycling experience and knowledge into 13 things that we wish we knew as new cyclists. If only we knew all this at the start...

  • ASA Bans Fat C*n't Ads

    Following 11 complaints, the ASA (Advertising Standards Agency) have banned our Fat Can advertising campaign which ran in London earlier this year...
  • Fat Can Stories: Stuart Hyde

    After kilometre upon kilometre of climbing pain, I felt, for possibly the first time in my life, completely weightless whilst ascending the final hairpin bend. My wife cheering from the top, the relief of knowing there was no more “up” ahead of me - every cyclist knows the ecstasy of reaching the top of a hill but this was completely different. 
  • Fat Can Stories: Caroline Sale

    Completing this challenge was like nothing I have ever done before. I felt so inspired by myself, and by others around me. There was such a lovely feeling of camaraderie – it wasn’t a race. It was definitely a journey. 
  • Plant-based diets, are they the future?

    Over the recent years, plant-based diets have become very popular, as seen by the variety of milk you can buy or by ordering a vegan roast dinner. So it does beg the question, is becoming the new norm and if so what are the benefits of it?
  • Fat Can Stories: John Midgley

    We are back with some more Fat Can stories to share. Today we’ve got John’s telling his journey when he conquered the Way of the Roses in one day! 
  • How to Prepare for an Epic Bike Ride

    Whether you're tackling a long local ride or a multi-day adventure, here are some tips to help you get ready to conquer your epic bike ride.
  • Fat Can Stories: Garry Swinburn

    Let's face it, we live in a culture where being fat is 'disgusting' and 'utterly wrong'. People shame us, harass us, and mock us when we eat. We're...