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BIKE Magazine

May 2021

Eroica Britannia

Eroica Britannia Fun and frivolity in the heart of the Peak District It’s not uncommon for the word Eroica to raise an eyebrow and always causes a couple of questionable…

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Greece

Arriving in Greece

We left Croatia for Greece in early December last year with a LONG 53hr journey of two boats, a side…
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Mi Aventura Mexicana

Mi Aventura Mexicana

Mi Aventura Mexicana: From Mexico City to the Yucatán Peninsula Another issue of Bike-Mag calls for another one of my…
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Ribble Endurance AL e

NEW Ribble Endurance AL e 2021

Ribble Endurance AL e Begin climbing to unimagined heights on a road-focused e-bike that delivers an intoxicating blend of durability,…
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Cycling across Cuba

Cycling across Cuba is an incredible and worthwhile adventure, but is a trip that requires good planning and the understanding…
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Sun, Sea and Cities Cycling In North America

My plane came to a bumpy landing, bouncing along the tarmac like a skimmed stone across a lake. Nothing out of the ordinary in that sense, except the round of applause that reverberated and travelled down the cabin. People were applauding the pilot and crew – I was landing in…
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ASK THE COACH

I AM THINKING OF DOING MY FIRST CYCLING HOLIDAY WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO GO? Well living in Italy at Lake Garda of course I am going to say here aren’t I?!! Seriously though, there are a few things to think about. How much riding you do and what…
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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…
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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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Ragley’s Bikes for 2021
For 2021, Ragley “will not be reinventing the wheel” in his own words. The 2021 line-up is simply a continuation of what Ragley is best known for – bikes with…
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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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Health and fitness

Are you getting the FITT right?

If your training seems to have hit a plateau, and your limits no longer seem to increase, then maybe it’s time to start looking at the FITT principles. ‘Doing the same thing will get you the same results’ is an old adage that holds true when applied to the human…
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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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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…
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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…
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2021’s Spring Cycling issue is here
Spring Cycling is officially here And, traditionally, that means change is in the air. The warmer weather is heating our bike seats and with a little bit of WD-40 here…
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New Continental Ruban and eRuban Plus
Continental has today unveiled two additions to its award-winning range of bicycle tires in a new product category for the brand: the ‘SUV-Allrounder.’ Harnessing 150 years of Continental research, development…
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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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