Category Archives: Auxtail Cycling

Lime Bikes are coming to Milton Keynes

lime electric bikes coming to Milton Keynes

Lime Bikes are coming to Milton Keynes We were eminently excited to hear that Lime Bikes had chosen our home town of Milton Keynes as their launch city in the UK, as reported by the Daily Telegraph.  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/10/21/3bn-scooter-start-up-lime-races-first-uk-targets-milton-keynes/ While we’d heard local rumours that the bikes were available, sadly when we ventured out today to […]

Auxtail rated as one of ‘Best tow bar mounted bike racks 2018’ by AutoExpress

Auxtail rated as one of ‘Best tow bar mounted bike racks 2018’ by AutoExpress We are proud to announce that the Auxtail rated as one of ‘Best tow bar mounted bike racks 2018’ by AutoExpress magazine. This is a fabulous honour for us, especially as AutoExpress is such a well regarded magazine in the automotive […]

Is your cycle carrier an accident waiting to happen?

Is your cycle carrier an accident waiting to happen? It may sound a little overly dramatic, but in fact this does happen with alarming regularity… A quick search online will show you a number of people with stories of how their cycle carrier has failed and shed bikes all over the road.  So, the question […]

Great news for Carbon Frame owners! Review in Singletrack magazine

The Auxtail recently featured in Singletrack magazine and got a very favourable review from Jason Miles. This was in fact one of the very first Auxtails ever made and in fact we’ve had a large number of improvements added to the carrier. If you’d like to see the full review, go and check it out […]

What are the regulations regarding cycle racks?

There are no international standards (ISO or ECE) for rear cycle carriers. However, there are UK regulations to keep lights visible and ensure a safe load. ECE 48 defines requirements for lights and their visibility.  Reverse, fog, stop, indicator, brake and number plate lamps  are mandatory on all vehicles. The Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989, […]