Protect Your Bubble Blog

  • 5 of the best European Festivals

    by Matt Tempest
    European Summer Festivals Blog The British Summer of 2016 seems to have been and gone in one glorious weekend in May. June in Britain seems to of been the setting for a biblical story with flash floods endless rain and British festivals under water!
  • iPhone 7 is yet to land and the rumour mill for iPhone 8 has already begun

    by Corinne Webb
    In September last year, tech-heads and technophobes alike were party to the launch of the iPhone 6S and 6 Plus. Hot on its heels was the iPhone SE, which strode onto the stage in March 2016, providing a viable iOption for those whose pockets weren’t quite big enough to accommodate the 6 Plus’ larger display..
  • Geraint Thomas: The Tour de Suisse & Preparation for the Tour de France

    by Matt Tempest
    The Tour de Suisse was my final race before the Tour de France. It didn’t really go to plan though… We started ok with a prologue and 3 up and down stages. I felt ok during these stages but the main challenge was the weather as it rained for each stage...
  • Tour De France 2016 Competition

    by Matt Tempest
    The 2016 edition of the Tour de France or le tour as it’s commonly & affectionately known is due to kick off on Saturday 2nd of July. Chris Froome of Team Sky and Great Britain is looking to become the first Brit to win the tour 3 times and perhaps more impressively back to back....
  • Our Top Tips on cycling to work safely

    by Matt Tempest
    If you’re me and you cycle to work every day, you’ll probably have colleagues and family members telling you how brave you are as it’s generally thought that those who choose 2 wheels instead of 4 to get to work have a death wish. However government finings in 2013 showed that you are over...
  • Geraint Thomas reflects on a disappointing Tour De Romandie

    by Matt Tempest
    The Tour of Romandie didn’t quite go to plan for myself or the team recently. I was struggling with fatigue after pushing hard in the first part of the season and so felt tired and not as good as I have done previously this year...
  • Ultimate Festival Kit Competition #PYBfestival

    by Matt Tempest
    It’s that time of year again! The nights are getting longer and the temperature has certainly risen which means that we’re at the start of festival season! To celebrate the start of this seasons festivals we’ve got an Ultimate Festival Kit to give away to one lucky follower on Twitter...
  • The ultimate guide to keeping your gadgets safe this festival season

    by Matt Tempest
    Taking time to pick a strong festival outfit in the weeks that lead up to your festival of choice is always a must. However when considering your outfit its worth thinking about your valuables safety too...
  • The ultimate gadgets you need for the perfect BBQ

    by SiteAdmin1
    May is finally upon us and brings with it two bank holiday weekends which are ideal for BBQ-ing! With the temperatures set to make it into the mid 20s this weekend we’ve pulled together the must have gadgets which are sure to make you the envy of all your friends and provide you with the..
  • Are Virtual Reality headsets the future of gaming?

    by SiteAdmin1
    VR headsets or Virtual reality headsets to give them their full name have been heralded as the latest technology innovation in the gaming sphere for a couple of years. Certainly VR has been right at the top of the agenda and proclaimed as this year’s greatest innovation at the CES show in Las Vegas...
  • Geraint's Wheel of Fortune Competition

    by SiteAdmin1
    Geraint Thomas MBE has been the Protect Your Bubble bike and gadget insurance ambassador since 2015. We work with him to provide you, ours fans and followers with exclusive updates, blogs and amazing giveaway prizes such as authentic kit worn by G himself. Make sure you keep following @PYB_Bike to keep up with all things Geraint Thomas and check out the latest blog he wrote for us on his altitude training and the Tour of Flanders...
  • Geraint Thomas discusses tour de Flanders , altitude training and the Cataluyna

    by SiteAdmin1
    I’m currently training over in Tenerife at Altitude Camp. We are staying at 2000m on top of the volcano; it’s great for training and rest as there’s not much else to do here! My last race was Tour of Flanders. It’s my favourite one day race of the year. It was the only cobbled classic...
  • Could the LG G5 change the mobile industry forever?

    by SiteAdmin1
    LG have taken a bold step with their latest flagship phone, the LG G5 which is set to launch in the UK on April 8th. Amongst other new features, the phone features a modular system which allows users to plug in accessories to enhance the phone for the users various needs. Take a look below to see all the new features of the LG G5. This new feature represents something completely different and an exciting shift into what phones of the future could do. The question is will it catch on?
  • Apple iPhone SE launch

    by SiteAdmin1
    Apple iPhone SE launch Last night (21st March) Apple launched its latest iPhone. Perhaps not the most exciting of phone launches from the tech giant in recent memory given that there is nothing particularly new about the SE however there are many positives surrounding the iPhone SE...
  • How to avoid saddle sores

    by SiteAdmin1
    How to Avoid Saddle Sores First of all the odd saddle sore when riding is inevitable. Your bum isn’t designed to sit on a thin piece of leather. However there is a difference between the odd, manageable saddle sore and feeling like nails are digging into your backside and thighs every time you sit on...
  • Anagram Competition T&Cs

    by SiteAdmin1
    We’re giving away 5 iPhone docking cradles. One a day for the next 5 days! To win all you need to do is head over to www.facebook.com/ProtectYourBubble and comment on the pinned post with the name of the gadget we’ve scrambled! Good luck!
  • International Woman's Day – What it means to me

    by SiteAdmin1
    International Woman’s Day – What it means to me When I was younger, probably around the age of 18 my grandmother, who I was extremely close to and had a lot of respect for, asked me if I had voted in the General Election..
  • Geraint Thomas on Volta ao Algarve success

    by SiteAdmin1
    So it was the second time that I have raced at the Volta ao Algarve and I managed to win it for the second time. Result! It was different to last years race as going into it this time I was the sole leader in the team. Last year I shared leadership with Richie Porte...
  • Quadlock Giveaway Terms and Conditions

    by SiteAdmin1
  • Quadlock Bike Mounting system a Review

    by SiteAdmin1
    The guys over at Quadlock sent us through a couple of their phone mounting systems so we could put them through the paces. For those unfamiliar with Quadlock, they are an Australian company who supply gadget mounting systems for cyclists, runners and drivers. What’s in the box? 1 x quad lock Bike mount 1 x ...