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Karen Gee - Cycle Sprog - Family Cycling Website - Presenter, Speaker and Writer

Come and hear me talk at the London Bike Show 2019 – Family Cycling 101

UPDATED – MY TALK HAS NOW BEEN CONFIRMED AT 11:00AM AT THE CASQUETTE LIVE STAND ON SUNDAY 31ST MARCH – SEE YOU THERE!  MORE DETAILS AND HOW TO BUY TICKETS HERE.  What are you doing on Sunday 31st March??? If you’re in or around London, why not come down to the London Bike Show at…

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Girls on Bicycles

Girls on bicycles

I don’t know about you, but I get sad when I hear about girls who don’t cycle.  Girls in general do less sport and physical activity than boys, particularly as they get older. However cycling is so much more than just a sport or form of exercise – it’s a method of transport, a family…

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Flying Fergus WBD costume for Sutton Cycling Club - one of the easiest World Book Day costumes

World Book Day – the best cycling themed costumes for WBD

Creating a literary based fancy dress costume for World Book Day is now an annual ritual for most families with primary school aged children.  Here at Cycle Sprog we love seeing what cycling based characters are chosen for World Book Day costumes each year, and 2019 was once again an inspirational year. Here’s a few…

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The easiest world book day costume! Flying Fergus World Book Day costume

Was this the easiest World Book Day ever?

Is this the easiest World Book Day costume? Thanks to Sir Chris Hoy your child can go to school in their cycling kit!

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Flying Fergus by Sir Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy to the rescue for World Book Day!

That World Book Day costume should be so much easier this year!

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British Cycling One in a Million campaign

Cycling with kids can make you feel like one in a million

Cycling with kids can make you feel like one in million – for two different reasons

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Wild 18 is a great bike for a 5 year old boy or girl who isnt quite ready to move onto a geared bike but has outgrown their single speed smaller bike

Wild Bikes! Our readers take on the challenge to find out more!

Some of our readers have been checking out the new bike range from Go Outdoors

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Islabikes Icons road bike for older people aged 65 and over

What does the new Icons range mean for the future of Islabikes?

We take a look at what the future holds for one of the UK’s most popular bike brands

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Mount Fuji, Japan

Our dream cycling holiday itinerary to Japan

This time of year my thoughts start turning to all the adventures we’re going to enjoy as a family during the next 12 months. It’s great to be snuggled up warm inside, thinking about sunnier days and exploring far flung (or not so far flung!) destinations with the Sprogs.  Our summer holiday is always one…

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Bike to School on pavement 2

What to expect in 2019 in the world of family cycling

2019 is spread out ahead of us – a year that will no doubt have highs and lows, and is starting with a huge amount of uncertainty. However, what we can be sure of is there’s 51 weeks left in which to have Cycle Sprog adventures!  Here are my predictions about some of the trends…

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