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Exploring Scotland

So, as I sat on a flight up to the Scotland’s capital on what could only be described as a Cortina with wings (and more worryingly propeller’s) I tentatively approached the topic of cycling in the city with my wife of one day, Sarah.  Ok, I admit not the most…

Lake Balaton – The Hungarian Sea By Bicycle

Lake Balaton is one of the best thing what you can find in Hungary. Balaton is the largest lake in Central Europe and the most popular part of Hungary. It is excellent for swimming and cycling. The northern shore has hills and the most beautiful region with meadows, forests and…

Is China a great place to cycle? – Part One

The bike is a great method of getting about in China’s cities and also a wonderful alternative to the car when exploring the countryside, as well as being an authentic way of see the real China. Unfortunately, due to the considerable size of the Country you will have to combine…

The Bicycle Diaries: Stage 2

Bicycle Diaries: One woman’s solo cycle from London to Tehran: Stage 2 If there’s one lesson I hope to take away with me after this trip, it’s this: there is never a good reason for taking a ukulele on a bicycle. Remember it, write it down; it’s important. If I…

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Ford: The Emoji 😃 Cycling Jacket

It has never been easier to get on your bike – with millions of people across Europe choosing to ride into work or cycle for sport and pleasure. But communication…
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The Mirror That Can Save Your Life

Jamais Contente (Never Happy): the name of the car that, way back in 1899, was the first to go at 100 km/h. This name could also describe Carlo Dondo (1942):…
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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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Michelin announces new Downhill tyre range

Michelin has announced its new Downhill tyre range. Raced exclusively by the pros in 2019, these tyres will now be available to UK riders from Michelin retailers. Consisting of four…
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Cannondale SuperSix and SystemSix For 2020

EF Education First, World Tour team, social media darlings and originators of the ‘alternative race calendar’ have shown us the first glimpses of the Cannondale race bikes the the squad…
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Health and fitness

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Cycling Advice: Staying Positive and on Track

I started planning and writing an article a few weeks ago, but then the world decided to unfortunately turn on its head with the outbreak of COVID-19. No one could have forecast or understood the global impact this has had so far. Ironically the article I started writing was about…
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Advice for families continuing to cycle during Coronavirus outbreak

Following the latest Government advice announced about the closure of schools to help reduce the further spread of coronavirus Covid-19, Cycling UK has updated its advice to families to let them know with sensible precautions their children can still cycle. Families can still go out on rides if they follow…

How cycling to work improves your health

People who are cycling to work are at greater risk of being seriously injured and taken to hospital, according to a research published yesterday. This contributed to reports reporting that this is 50% more likely than non-cyclists for cyclists. Yet don’t get off the wheel-the study also shows that cycling’s overall…
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Group cycling tips and tricks

Cycling with a group 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…
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Bikes and eBikes

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Specialized Turbo Creo SL Expert

A super-lightweight – about 13kg full carbon electric road eBike, Class 3 speed-pedelec performance offers 28mph (45km/h) assisted speeds, proprietary Future Shock 2.0 steer tube suspension adds comfort while minimising weight and maximising rolling efficiency. Available in six frame sizes, sold through a vast network of dealers with professional fitting…
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HIMO H1 Launches in March 2020

HIMO H1 is award-winning design foldable e-bike that gives you the perfect ride.  Shanghai HiMo Electric Technology is a startup company specializes in the research, development and production of two-wheeled electric vehicles. Today, they team announced the launch of HIMO H1, an e-bike with a futuristic design that could fold into a…
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London Bike Show will move to 2021

The London Bike Show will return on 5th March 2021 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Currently London Excel Centre which hosts the London Bike Show annually is being converted…
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San Francisco sees 20% increase in cycling

Market Street in San Francisco went car-free earlier this year — a much anticipated moment of truth in a ten-year-and-counting process that Gehl and many project partners helped kick off with the…
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Bike shops seeing a boom in sales

Bike shops and repair shops welcomed the chance to continue trading during the UK lockout, after the government declared them an important commodity alongside supermarkets and pharmacies. People are hoping…
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Behave responsibly advises British Cycling

British Cycling has instructed all cycling clubs to behave responsibly and cancel coordinated events in line with the Government’s social distance initiatives to avoid coronavirus spread. The Royal Parks of…
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