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I AM THINKING OF DOING MY FIRST CYCLING HOLIDAY WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO GO? Well living in Italy…
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Explore your Boundaries

Explore your Boundaries 2021

Explore your Boundaries A Markus Stitz and Mark Beaumont short film highlighting the joys of winter cycling around Scotland’s Capital…
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3D printed bike goes on a trip from Vegas to San Francisco

 French 3D printing company Sculpteo (link is external) recently displayed a digitally manufactured bike at consumer technology trade show CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Afterwards, the bike’s two designers set off on a 1,000km road trip to the firm’s factory in San Francisco to prove it is fit for…

St-Malo to Nice: The Ultimate cycling route across France

It’s the french version of Lands End to John O’Groats but with better riding, better wine and better weather. Thousands of our readers each year cycle John O’Groats to Lands End, and now there is a new challenge St-Malo to Nice – probably the best route across France. Some riding it for…
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The Bicycle Diaries: Stage 1

Bicycle Diaries: One woman’s solo cycle from London to Tehran: Stage 1 Awake at 6am, then 6.15am, then 6.30am. Today’s the day! I try to ignore it, but I know it’s time. My arm doesn’t even hurt too badly anymore – my last surviving hope for delay. I had a…
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Valpolicella Wine Country

One of the best reasons to choose a good bike hotel is their skill to show the best their region has to offer – like routes, rides, food & drink that I simply could not find on my own. This ride (and subsequent wine tasting) never would have have happened…

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Latest GP5000 from Continental

Three new models of its famous Grand Prix 5000 tyre have been announced by Continental. A new colour choice that Continental has called “transparent” is perhaps the most interesting of…
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Coros Linx Smart Cycling Helmet

The Coros Linx smart cycling helmet was a Kickstarter success story, amassing an impressive $320,000 – six times its $50,000 funding goal . This year at CES, the company is…
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Can I recycle my bicycle?

A recycling scheme is encouraging people to donate their old bicycles instead of contributing to landfill and throwing them away now that the new year has arrived. Recycles Blackpool, offers bike repairs…
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Study highlights benefits of being a weekend warrior

The study of 63,591 adults between 1999 and 2019 suggests that weekend warriors who performed the recommended amount of 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous activity in one or two sessions per week had lower risks for death from all causes, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. The…
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Group cycling 4 tips and tricks

Group cycling can have many benefits, including slipstreaming, but if you’re struggling to keep up here, there are a few ideas you can try. 1. It is critical to have enough fuel inside the tank. Test training sessions that help you adjust your body to be able to use fat…
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Swapping car for biking decreases the carbon footprint

Swapping the car for walking, cycling and e-biking even just one day a week makes a significant impact on personal carbon footprint in cities. ‘Active transport’ — cycling, e-biking or walking — can help tackle the climate crisis according to a new study led by the University of Oxford’s Transport…
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6 cycling workout tips

1. How to avoid a sore bottom when cycling The biggest complaint among new cyclists is a sore bottom, says Alison Sydor, an Olympic silver medallist in cycling from West Vancouver. She suggests buying cycling shorts with a chamois to cushion the ride and a women’s ergonomic seat. Your sit…
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Bikes and eBikes

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Is it an e-bike, is it an e-car? No, it’s a bio-hybrid

Damian Carrington tests a concept vehicle touted as a ‘solution for future urban transport’ in a rapidly urbanising world. I’m sitting in a cross between an electric-assisted bicycle and an electric car that looks like a cool golf buggy. The model I am in is also the only one in…

Hazzard Racing Orange

Hazzard Racing has revealed the Orange Bikes they’ll be riding this year – and that you can buy too. In amongst the pictures we think lurks something that is much more interesting than just new paint – what’s listed as a secret shock in the spec list looks to us…

KASK unveils the Wasabi: A helmet for all seasons

Debuted by the INEOS Grenadiers at Strade Bianche, the Wasabi features adjustable airflow channels and a moisture-wicking Merino wool lining – for every ride, whatever the conditions. Chiuduno, Italy: Premium…
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Paris boosts cycling infrastructure

Paris plans a major boost to its cycling infrastructure and will ban cars from outside the Louvre museum as it steps up its fight against traffic pollution, the mayor said…
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BMW HERO Südtirol Dolomites

THE 2021 HERO DOLOMITES BIKE FESTIVAL: MOUNTAIN BIKES TAKE CENTRE STAGE DURING THE BMW HERO SÜDTIROL DOLOMITES The eleventh edition of the BMW HERO Südtirol Dolomites is scheduled for 12…
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