A Cyclist’s Ultimate Christmas List

Where has 2019 gone? Last New Year seems like only yesterday, but already it’s Christmastime again! If you’ve spent the past year cycling your way to adventure, you’ll be wondering which items to add to your Christmas list that might help to take your hobby up a gear. That’s why we’ve come up with five […]


A Brief History of the Bicycle

For many years, bicycles have been not only an efficient and environmentally friendly means of transport, but also the gateway to many adventures! However this wasn’t always the case; so we’ve been digging deep into the archives to discover where the humble bike came from. Find out more with our brief history of the bicycle! […]


STAY SAFE WHILE CYCLING TO WORK

Cycling to work has many great benefits! It’s more environmentally friendly than driving and can have a really positive impact on your health. If you’re unprepared and unconfident on your bike, however, pedalling your daily commute can be daunting. But it doesn’t have to be! That’s why we’ve put together our guide on staying safe […]


TOUR DE FRANCE 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

The Tour de France is always one of the biggest, most exciting events on the cycling calendar, and this year was no different! In fact, this year might have been one of the most thrilling. It was full of twists, turns, ups, downs, and fierce competition from some of the best cyclists in the world. […]


5 TIPS TO GET THE FAMILY INTO CYCLING

Cycling is a great pastime, and getting the whole family on their bikes can lead to some magical adventures! The sport can be great fun for all ages, from kids to parents and even grandparents! It’s great exercise and low impact too, meaning the older generation could benefit more from cycling than other forms of […]


6 OF THE ALL TIME TOP WOMEN IN CYCLING

Cycling has long been a male-dominated sport and pastime in the UK. But women also have a close relationship with competitive cycling, dating back to the 1800s and carrying on to this day! Historically, cycling was a liberating force for women, and the sport has come a long way since its inception. At The Insurance […]


TOUR DE FRANCE 2019: RIDERS TO LOOK OUT FOR!

The Tour de France is arguably the most exciting event of the year for cyclists around the world! This year, the race covers a total of 3,460km, and features five mountain-top finishes – great news for climbers!  The Grand Départ is set in Brussels this year in honour of the 5th anniversary of Eddy Merckx’s […]


WHAT TYPE OF CYCLIST ARE YOU?

Life as a cyclist can be complicated. It’s not only the hair-raising experience of cycling in traffic you have to negotiate, but often other cyclists as well! At The Insurance Emporium, we know there are many different types of biker around, but some are easier to spot than others! So it’s time to find out […]


TOP TIPS TO OVERCOME YOUR FEAR OF CYCLING!

Experiencing the world from the saddle of your bike can be liberating as well as lots of fun! There are times, however, when we all encounter fear in some form – whether of traffic, falling, descents or anything else. At The Insurance Emporium, we want everyone to get the most from their passions, so we’ve […]


9 REASONS TO GET AN E-BIKE!

If you’re a cyclist, you’ll already know all about the advantages of exploring the world on two wheels! Sometimes, however, wouldn’t it be nice to get up hills a little easier, or maybe just get out more often? At The Insurance Emporium, we’d answer a definite yes to both those questions! That’s why we’ve done […]