Get your bike adventure ready with Yellow Jersey


With the last bank holiday of the summer just around the corner it’s the perfect time to get on the bike with family, friends or just for some extra training.

Official British Triathlon Cycle and Travel Insurance supplier, Yellow Jersey have some top tips to help get your bike adventure ready and we've picked three of our favourites.

Updating your bar tape

Whether the grip has worn down or you just fancy a change, wrapping handlebar tape is an easy skill to learn. But just how do you update your tape? What kind of tape do you need? This handy guide answers all those questions, whilst also giving you step-by-step photos to follow, to give your bike a fresh look in no time.

Checking your chain

Do you know how often your chain needs to be replaced? Are you someone who changes theirs on the regular and to its exact life span? Replacing your bike chain can be like getting the boiler serviced; you don’t bother until it’s too late and then it ends up costing far more than it should have. Follow these simple steps to checking your chain and avoid costly damage to your bike. 

The ultimate guide to travelling with bicycles

If you’re planning on going further afield, and taking your bike on a plane or train, Yellow Jersey have got the ultimate guide to ensuring your bike stays safe during its ride, from choosing the best airline to packing your bike correctly.

For British Triathlon Home Nation members heading somewhere further afield don’t forget to make the most of your member benefits, with a minimum of 15% off Yellow Jersey’s Cycle Travel Insurance, and discounts with Bike Box On-Line.

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