At MaxxRaxx we believe that using your bikes should be fun, easy and part of your everyday life. Here is a list of links and resources we have found useful and which we hope will help you get even more pleasure from your bikes. If you have a favourite place for cycling in the UK or abroad which you would like to recommend, please contact us with the link and we will be pleased to include it here.
Sustrans promotes cycling and walking as healthy forms of transport and co-ordinated the expansion of The National Cycle Network to over 10,000 miles in the last decade. Find routes, maps and other information on where to cycle at www.sustrans.org.uk
Safe cycle routes to school
Part of the Sustrans charity, their aim is to create a Safe Route to School for every child in the UK. Help and information for parents, teachers, pupils, local authorities and governors can be found at www.saferoutestoschools.org.uk
How to stay safe on your ride to work
"BikeRadar is the world’s largest and most comprehensive source of cycling products and news. Featuring over 25,500 product reviews, the site caters for intermediate road cyclists and mountain bikers.
www.bikeradar.com is constantly innovating with brand extensions that include a training platform ‘BikeRadar Active’, a new beginners section ‘On Your Bike’ and the integration of mapping functionality, ‘BikeRadar Routes’.
Since launching in July 2007, we’ve established BikeRadar as the world’s most comprehensive cycling website, providing the world’s best riding advice. Whatever type of cycling you’re interested in, we’ve got loads of reviews, routes, fitness and technique tips and a lively forum.
If you like riding a bike, you’ll love BikeRadar. With an editorial team based on three continents, we are constantly testing all types of bicycles and accessories, travelling the world to cycling events, and bringing readers along for the ride."
Ben Delaney, US editor in chief
National Trailer and Towing Association
An online resource centre for up-to-date trailer and towing information that offers guidance on safe and legal towing, and provides details of tow bar centres and mobile tow bar fitters, including NTTA "Quality Secured Accredited Towbar and Trailer Centres" www.ntta.co.uk
British Cycling is the internationally recognised governing body of cycling in Great Britain.
www.britishcycling.org.uk is an online cycling resource with everything you need to know about leisure cycling. Here you will find information on places to ride, leisure events, charity rides, what to ride, advice on kit and much, much more, as well as ‘Go-Ride’, a cycling programme run by British Cycling dedicated to young people.
All you ever wanted to know about bikes but were afraid to ask
Bikehub.co.uk is a joint initiative of the Bicycle Association and the Association of Cycle Traders.
The leading cycle trade magazine.
www.bikebiz.com is the website of BIKE BIZ, the leading cycle trade magazine. This is a password-free, open access, online cycle news page.