Welcome to our Review Section

Here we will post our latest reviews on a number of products available for todays cyclist

Gousto Food Boxes

We all lead busy lives and fitting in the chance to get our and enjoy a ride means compromises need making in other areas. One of these for me tends to be the preparation and cooking of me evening meal, takeaways and ready meals are my go too more than they should and...

10 Road Safety Tips For Cyclists

At Freedom Cycling we want our readers to enjoy cycling safely, so we have asked our experts in our cycle training team to put together ten useful road safety tips to help you along the way. 1. Plan your journey before you set off If you have a long ride ahead of you...

BikeSoup

So we've been hearing for a while now about BikeSoup and what they have to offer for people wanting to buy and sell bikes. I have to admin I've been an ebay man myself. But so many people have had good experiences with BikeSoup I thought it was worth looking into....

Fred Whitton Sportive Review

We know a number of number of our followers are training for the Fred Whitton Sportive that takes place on May 13th 2018. This is renowned to be Britain's toughest sportive and takes in most of the lake-districts toughest passes, including the infamous Hardknott and...

The best cycling glasses: a buyer’s guide

What should you look for when buying a new pair of cycling sunglasses, and how much should you be looking to pay? Cycling glasses are an essential item for most riders throughout the year. In the summer, they provide a traditional use and keep the sun out of your eyes...

Waterproof Jacket Reviews

The nights are getting lighter and the roads are less difficult, but the weather is still not great. That's why we thought we would put together a list of the best waterproof jackets we have come across recently to help you get those winter miles in.   Sportful...

Balance Bike Review

I've been itching to get my little girl her first bike for sometime and now that shes 2.5 and it's summer time, I thought it's the right time. Like everyone else I read through the reviews in an attempt to shortlist a few, However, after finding the Verenti Woody...

Saddle Tool Kit Review

Having recently moved house I'd some how managed to lose my saddle bag containing my everyday ride tool kit, which I must admit I was gutted about! I'm not sure how I'd managed to lose it and as far as I was aware it had always been attached to one of my bikes which...

Gore Bike Wear Element Gore-Tex Active Shell

For those out there braving the commute over winter and early spring, like me you're sure to get caught out from time to time by the elements and ensuring you have the correct clothing is key to help you keep warm and safe out there on the roads. Being a stereotypical...

SealSkinz All Weather XP Cycle Gloves

I was looking for some new gloves to get me through the Winter period and stumbled across these. I've previously used some neoprene gloves over winter and while they were wind proof and waterproof, I found them too cold and bit restrictive when changing gears and...

XLAB Mini Wing Saddle Mounted Bottle Cage

I was looking for a seat mounted bottle cage holder for my TT bike, as I've tried  the front mounted aero bar systems in the past but without much success (personal preference I guess). I found a few companies selling the XLAB systems, but was initially put off by...

CycleOps Riser Block

Why do I need one of them I hear you cry, I'll just prop my bike up with a copy of the yellow pages... Well to be fair I've been utilizing indoor trainers for well over five years now and until recently I thought the same. Although I got fed up of constantly having to...