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CargoBikePacking 1,100km

CargoBikePacking – New film from Markus Stitz documents a 1,100km bikepacking journey from Scotland to Germany via Route YC on…
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January 2024 Cover

January 2024

Welcome to January 2024 To read online click here. To order print copy click here. January 2024 Cover Let’s start…
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December 2023 issue

Welcome to the December issue of BIKE where we focus on cycling in Bulgaria and the Mediterranean.  To read online…
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BIKE Magazine November 2023

Welcome to the BIKE Magazine November 2023 issue. To read online click here. To order print copy to your door…
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BIKE Magazine October 2023 Cover

BIKE Magazine October 2023

To read the digital issue click here. To subscribe for the print edition click here. BIKE Magazine October 2023 Cover…
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BIKE Magazine September 2023

BIKE Magazine September 2023 Welcome to the September issue of BIKE. Click here to read the BIKE Magazine. September is…
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Cairngorm Mountain Bike Park

Cairngorm Mountain Resort launches family-friendly mountain biking trails Cairngorm Mountain (Scotland) Limited (CMSL) has launched a new gravity-style mountain bike…
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Touring

Cycling at the top of the Algarve, Monchique, Portugal

Serra de Monchique has one of the most fascinating climbs in the Algarve, Fóia, the highest peak in the region, as well as several mountain biking and downhill trails, some of which are more difficult, due to their steep slopes, but all of which are uniquely beautiful. Located in the…
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World Tour: La Hachadura to El Amatillo (El Salvador)

17th August 2021 – 26th August 2021 368 kilometres, 2344 meters cumulated ascent elevation, 2584 meters cumulated descent elevation Pantxika and Fred Pantxika Goyhetche and Fred Lolliot are a French couple undertaking their next big adventure – a cycling tour of Mexico. facebook.com/kalimutxoworldtour  instagram.com/kalimutxoworldtour https://gofund.me/798eb557   We arrived at 12.30 pm at…
La Hachadura to El Amatillo (El Salvador)

World Tour – La Mesilla – La Hachadura (Guatemala)

La Mesilla – La Hachadura (Guatemala) 28th July 2021- 19th August 2021 642 kilometres – 7475 meters cumulated ascent elevation, 7704 meters cumulated descent elevation Pantxika and Fred Pantxika Goyhetche and Fred Lolliot are a French couple undertaking their next big adventure – a cycling tour of Mexico. facebook.com/kalimutxoworldtour  instagram.com/kalimutxoworldtour https://gofund.me/798eb557 After going…
La Mesilla – La Hachadura

World Tour: Mexico Part 2

Pantxika and Fred Pantxika Goyhetche and Fred Lolliot are a French couple undertaking their next big adventure – a cycling tour of Mexico. facebook.com/kalimutxoworldtour  instagram.com/kalimutxoworldtour https://gofund.me/798eb557 Oaxaca We spent two weeks in Oaxaca to make sure Pantxika recovered completely from her stomach disorder.  We were staying at Andrea’s house, taking…
World Tour Mexico Part 2

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Traffic-Free Cycle Trails legacy continues
Traffic-Free Cycle Trails legacy continues with companion guide featuring new routes in the South East of England Cycling guide author Nick Cotton publishes the latest addition to his traffic-free cycling…
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Komoot launches Trail View
Komoot launches Trail View – a unique proprietary technology that brings maps to life AI-powered, image recognition technology brings komoot maps to life with user-sourced photos of trails Komoot leverages…
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Santini Opens Pop-Up Store In Paris
Santini Opens Pop-Up Store In Paris In Build-Up To Tour De France Finish The Italian cycling wear brand has opened its own temporary store in the heart of Paris: a…
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Great British Gravel Rides
Great British Gravel Rides – New Book from Markus Stitz captures the variety of Britain’s Gravel Community and Trails Markus Stitz, founder of bikepackingscotland.com and singlespeed round-the-world cyclist, has curated…
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Restrap: The Full Frame Bag
On May 27th 2022, Restrap will be releasing a brand new product: The Full Frame Bag. We’ve applied our extensive knowledge from making custom frame bags for all kinds of…
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Decathlon launch bike insurance offering
DECATHLON LAUNCH BIKE INSURANCE OFFERING Thanks to partnership with Quotezone, consumers are now able to compare multiple insurance policies through Decathlon Consumers can insure their bikes regardless of where they…
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Health and fitness

Cyclists need more awareness about protective headgear

Cyclists can be unaware of the safety limitations of protective headgear, leading to riskier behaviour that could mean they ignore the seriousness of even ‘minor’ collisions. The marketing of cycling helmets also needs to clearly reflect how much protection they give, according to research led by the University of Northampton…
Coros Linx Smart Cycling Helmet

Back the Bike: Reasons Why Cycling is Great for the Body and Mind

Some of the Reasons Why Cycling Should be Your New Favourite Hobby Whether you’re new to the world of cycling, or are looking to rekindle your relationship with that bike gathering dust in your garage, this is your point of call. There are few things that boost your mood more…
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Ian Jenner’s Ask The Coach…

Ian Jenner’s Ask The Coach… So, I’m a novice and have been cycling for 12 months. I mostly split my time between MTB and road as I want to lose weight. I did my first ever 100 miles on Sunday and loved it, and for the next year, I want…
Ian Jenner's Ask The Coach

Ian Jenner: Ask The Coach…

Ask Ian Jenner The Coach… Q: We are taking a cycling trip around the French Alps (near Bourg D’Oisans). Do you recommend any epic port or pass around that area?  Ian Jenner: Well, you have certainly picked a great place to cycle! Of course, the big monster looming over you…
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Bikes and eBikes

Heybike unveils Ranger S e-Bike with longer battery life and mileage

Heybike® has unveiled its upgraded, most advanced e-Bike model yet, the Ranger S. Say goodbye to limited mileage and uninspired design with the Heybike Ranger S which has a cool, chunky, step-through frame for easier mounting. Made from aluminum alloy, so lightweight, corrosion resistant, rust-proof, and hard to tarnish, this…
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Plas Y Brenin Powers Up With New Electric Mountain Bike Courses

Getting to grips with Snowdonia’s many mountain bike trails will now be easier with Plas y Brenin’s new e-Mountain Bike courses starting in September. The popularity of e-bikes has seen an upsurge in those looking to explore more technical and demanding tracks. Plas y Brenin’s purpose-built bike centre includes a…
Plas Y Brenin
BIKE Magazine June 2023 issue
Welcome to the June 2023 issue of BIKE Cycling in June is a delightful experience that encapsulates the beauty of the summer season. As the days grow longer and the…
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The Best Road Biking Routes in Vietnam
The Best Road Biking Routes in Vietnam  Vietnam is one of Asia’s top destinations for a biking adventure. The Vietnamese have a passion for cycling, and it’s common to see…
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May 2023 issue
Welcome to the May issue of BIKE. The month of May is likely named after the Roman goddess Maia, who oversaw the growth of plants or, perhaps, the name might…
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