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Presents For Commuters


It is always difficult to buy for a cyclist, because lets face it cyclists usually already have it if they need it. But here are a few things that commuter cyclists regularly need or will appreciate as a gift.



Commuting Safety In The Dark, Hints for Employees and Employers


The clocks are going back soon and that means nights are drawing in for the next few months changing the daily commute for thousands of commuters. Here are a few tips and hints that employers can implement too and keep all workplace commuters safe and happy.



Answers To Common Commuting Insults


Some people just don't get why others commute by bike, some strike up a one sided conversation at the sight of anyone in cycle related gear. Some are actually curious and others just want a common denominator to hurl blame at. Here are a couple of facts commuters wish that these types of people would actually consider.







Cycle To Work £1000 Limit Lifted


Good news for commuters everywhere, the limit placed on cycle to work schemes has officially been lifted. Opening up the scheme to E-bikes and high end bicycles.



Legal Coverage For Commuters


Sometimes you need to prepare for the worst, especially if you commute on a regular basis. Luckily it is easier than ever to get the legal coverage you need.



Add More Comfort To A Commuting Bike


Sometimes comfy bikes can turn into a painful commute after a certain amount of time in the saddle, here are a few tips on how to get that comfort back on an otherwise great commuting bike.





Tubeless For Commuting Should You Consider It?


After getting far more punctures than he could put up with our staff member Sam decided to give tubeless tyres a go. Read about how he got on in the blog.



Electric Bikes On The C2W Scheme


Electric bikes are now available on the cycle to work scheme through the Green Commute Initiative scheme, find out more about this company and how to get your commuting E-bike in the blog.



Gadgets For Commuting


Gadgets are fantastic and gadgets that improve a commute are even better. In this blog we will look at a couple of gadgets that in my opinion are a great addition to a commuters bike.





Commuting On A Cyclocross Bike


What bike is right for you? Well usually we say the one you are most comfortable on, but if you want to try something new or are bike curious, here are a few reasons to consider cyclocross bikes.



Commuting On A Hybrid Bike


What bike is right for you? Well usually we say the one you are most comfortable on, but if you want to try something new or are bike curious, here are a few reasons to consider hybrid bikes.



Commuting On A Mountain Bike


What bike is right for you? Well usually we say the one you are most comfortable on, but if you want to try something new or are bike curious, here are a few reasons to consider mountain bikes.





Commuting On A Road Bike


What bike is right for you? Well usually we say the one you are most comfortable on, but if you want to try something new or are bike curious, here are a few reasons to consider road bikes.



Recovering From A Commute


New commuters will feel it in the morning, so fight the fatigue by trying some of these handy tips and recover faster



Commuter Christmas Wish Blog


Take those top ten commuter gift blogs out of here, this is a blog about wishes not commodities. As a some-time cycle commuter these are my top ten commuting Christmas wishes.





Commuting - New Years Resolutions


New Year resolutions have become a tradition in the UK, and commuting by bike is a great pledge to make, but if you already commmute then here are a few ideas that combine commuting with a new goal to work towards in 2019.



Winter Commuting A Survival Guide


Winter is here and the temptation to go back to the warmth of the car or bus is strong, but have a read of this guide on how to best prepare for winter commuting.



Commuting And Transporting


One of the things you miss most about a car commute is the extra luggage space. Luckily there are a few modifications you can make to your commuter that will allow you to carry a lot more than you first thought.





Fuelling A Commute


Extra exercise to and from work means you may get a case of the munchies. In this blog we look at the best ways to tackle your commute with the cleanest fuel there is,food!



Commuter Starter Kit


Here are the essential pieces of equipment that commuters need from the start. Find out what they are in the blog above.



Commuter Clothing - What To Wear


Now you have got the bike sorted it is time to look at what to wear on your commute, check the blog for a few hints and suggestions.





Commuter proof your bike


Any bike can become a commuter bike, but there are a few modifications you can do to make your bike a true commuting machine that will serve you well mile after mile.



Commuting On An E-Bike


Thinking about commuting to work by bike but the distance is just a little bit much? or maybe work does not have wash facilities. A commute is still possible on an E Bike, read about all the benefits of an electric commute.



Love To Ride Cycle September


Why not turn your commute into a chance to win prizes? Or maybe a little competition is the boost you need to commute more? Whatever your reasons Love To Ride is here to make your commute more enjoyable and help promote cycling to work in a friendly and fun way.





Commuting With Kids


Spend more quality time with the kids and travel to work with a smile on your face, just some of the benefits of adding the school run to your cycle commute



Folding Bikes For Commuting


Often overlooked as a great commuting option by riders outside of large cities, there are multiple reasons to go for a folding bike as this blog will show.



First Time Commuter


With National Cycle To Work Day on Wednesday there is no better time to give commuting by bike a try. For those who are unsure of what to take or are new to commuting, we have put together a quick guide using information gathered from our very own commuters here at Je James cycles.





Queen Of Commute


Preparation is key. Be ready, have all your gear in one place to reduce the chances of forgetting anything. In the summer make sure your bottles are filled and glasses are in place. In the winter warm your clothes up on the radiator, ESPECIALLY your shoes. You’ll do this once and never forget.