OUTRUN THE RAIN

  Travelling abroad to enjoy your hobbies can be a particularly magical experience. At this time of year, it’s great to escape the cold and wet of Britain to go on an adventure elsewhere in the world. Whether you’re a fan of fishing, you’re great at golf, you have a keen eye for camera angles, […]


2017’S CYCLING GRAND TOURS RECAPPED

With the dramatic finishes of the Vuelta a España and the Tour of Britain, comes the end of a sensational string of European cycling grand tours. Teams of riders tested their cycling speed and stamina on hill climbs, flat stages and sprints in these two races, as well as the Giro d’Italia and the Tour […]


SADDLE UP AND SEE RESULTS!

Why you should consider commuting on your bike Cycling to work isn’t a new thing. For years now, commuters across the country have seen the benefit of getting out of their car and embarking on an exciting cycle adventure. In recent years however, we’ve seen a spike in this trend. In 2011, it was estimated […]


FROOME BATTLES ADVERSITY TO CLINCH FOURTH TOUR DE FRANCE

Few sporting accomplishments can be regarded as impressive as finishing one of cycling’s Grand Tours. Therefore, winning the Tour de France four times in five years almost defies comprehension, yet that’s what Britain’s Chris Froome achieved on Sunday as he glided triumphantly down the Champs-Elysees in Paris. The culmination of three tortuous weeks of racing […]


THE LOW-DOWN ON CYCLING’S 2017 GRAND TOURS

Few sports demand the stamina and endurance levels of professional road cycle racing. Riders are tested to their limits across mountain & hill climbs, flat stages and sprint finishes in arguably the most demanding adventures imaginable. No cycling events are more gruelling than the Grand Tours, of which there are three; Giro d’Italia, Tour de […]


FIND YOUR ADVENTURE! [CLOSED]

What is the greatest adventure in your life? Show us and you could win 1 of 10 FREE Amazon vouchers worth £25! At The Insurance Emporium, we have been privileged to witness some of Mr Benn’s most exciting adventures. From blasting off with three astronauts into space to playing volcano golf with his friend Eddie, […]


LONDON BIKE SHOW 2017 REVIEW

Nestled on the northern quay of London’s Royal Victoria Dock, the ExCeL centre is one of the world’s premiere exhibition centres. With over 100,000 square metres of display space it was the perfect venue for the London Bike Show 2017. Sharing the space with the Triathlon Show: London, the Outdoor Adventure & Camping Show and […]


[CLOSED] Protect Your Presents

A whole month has passed since we celebrated Christmas Day. The weather is still cold and we’re now faced with the prospect of paying credit card bills for all of the presents we bought for our nearest and dearest. However, it’s not all doom and gloom! Each day that passes is a little bit longer […]


Floody Hell

When flood waters struck the historic walled city of York just after Christmas in 2015, it was the worst disaster of its kind in over a generation. The River Ouse, which runs through the centre of York, provides a run off for all of the rivers in the Yorkshire Dales, so any period of heavy […]