5 OF THE BEST PLACES TO GO MOUNTAIN BIKING IN THE UK

Here in the UK, we’re very lucky to have so many magical mountain biking trail centres right on our doorstep. You don’t have to travel far to find plenty of options, for beginners through to pros, within this adventure sport. At The Insurance Emporium, we took a look at some of the best places for […]


GRAND TOUR GREAT: CHRIS FROOME

The UK’s professional cycling scene has been exciting to watch over the last few years as our athletes have been taking titles and medals all over the world! One man who has particularly stood out is the current reigning champion of the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España: Chris Froome. At The […]


SIBLING CYCLING SENSATIONS: THE ATHERTONS

The UK does love sport and there is one often overlooked area where three of our sportspersons have proven exceptional. Dan, Gee and Rachel Atherton have been some of the world’s biggest downhill mountain biking names for over a decade. At The Insurance Emporium, we love to see real passion and strength in a sport. […]


THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CYCLING IN FRANCE

France is famed for all sorts of amazing routes to explore by bike. Some Tour De France fans cross the English Channel to follow in the footsteps – or rather the bicycle tyre tracks – of previous racers. Meanwhile, other cyclists like to explore the scenery and culture of the country on two wheels. At […]


10 TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR BIKE FROM THEFT

Cycling can be a fun and healthy way to get around, as well as an easy sport to get involved in. However, having your bicycle stolen could put the brakes on your two-wheeled adventures. The Crime Survey for England and Wales recorded 290,000 bike thefts in 2017. At The Insurance Emporium, we want to help […]


FIND YOUR PASSION!

As spring and summer approach, it might be the perfect time to explore your passions in life, making the most of the lighter nights and warmer weather outside. Here at The Insurance Emporium, we want to encourage you to find a new hobby in 2018! That’s why we’re offering 4 weeks free insurance* on selected […]


5 TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE RIGHT BIKE

The key to magical cycling adventures is having the right bike for the job, however it can be tricky to know what you are looking for. At The Insurance Emporium, we understand how overwhelming it can be when you first set foot in a cycle shop. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to break […]


DATING A CYCLIST: TIPS FOR A SMOOTH RIDE IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP

You might see them out on the roads every weekend or on your commute to work, in big groups or slogging it along solo. Come rain or shine, there’s a good chance that there’ll be cyclists out on another adventure, covering tens or even hundreds of miles, all for the love of their favourite sport […]


WHAT’S THE BEST TYPE OF CYCLING FOR YOU?

Cycling is an amazing way to keep fit, have excellent adventures in your local area and, of course, to have fun! One of the amazing things about this activity is that it is so diverse, with a range of styles to choose from. Are you a mountain biker, road cyclist, BMXer or something else? Choosing […]


CYCLING TRENDS THAT’LL BE ON A ROLL IN 2018

The world of cycling constantly rotates through new innovations and ideas to make riding experiences faster on roads, sturdier on trails and generally better all-round. Whether it’s the technology associated with bikes or the cycles themselves, some pretty magical gear will be all the rage this year. Here, at The Insurance Emporium, we’ve been looking […]