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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…
Bicycle Diaries

Family Friendly Alpine Cycling

I was looking for an alternative destination for our holiday that would cater for the activities my boys participate in. One a keen downhill mountain biker, the other is passionate about road riding. So, we decided on Alpine Cycling and a catered chalet in Morzine, in the Alps, which we…
Alpine Cycling

Best Alps to Provence Experience

Could an e-biking trip from the Alps to Provence tick all your biking holiday boxes? Alps to Provence Ride from the snow-capped mountains of the Alps to the lavender fields of Provence on remote mountain tracks on an e-bike! Mountain biking in the Alps is every biker’s dream but the…
Alps to Provence

Destination: The Lakes

On the 10th July 2017, the Lake District received World Heritage Site status, positioning it alongside destinations such as the Taj Mahal, the Tower of London and the Great Barrier Reef.  Bravo and not unexpected. The Coppermines Lake Cottages There is so much to see and do, jump on a…
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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…

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):…

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…

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…

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…

Cale Hardtail by Bombtrack

The CALE comes with a contemporary trail geometry featuring a long reach and moderate stack mean it is easy on the long-haul, yet fun when the terrain kicks off. Using…

Health and fitness

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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…
Cycling to work

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…
how to keep up with the pack

Nutrition tips for the healthy cyclist

If you’re involved in exercise, you’re probably interested in the lifestyle, wellbeing and weight too–but it’s time to get back to the basics when you want nutritional knowledge that’s fresh, chewy and real headache. Make these things right and the rest is only the cake icing. We have the answers,…

Want to live longer? Just cycle to work

A study by experts from New Zealand found that those driving, walking and public transport cycling to work had a 13% mortality reduction. According to new research, people who choose to go to work reduce their death risk. Scientists in New Zealand have collected data from 3.5 million individuals, making…

Bikes and eBikes

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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…

France imposes highest fines for ebike mods in 2020

France imposes fines for ebike modifications France will not look favourably at owners of e-bikes who rod their wheels in hot weather. The country has just adopted a law that could see “offenders” being hit with a €30,000 (£27,000) gross fine and up to a year in gaol. So they…
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London Bike Show 2020 postponed until July

The biggest London Bike Show was supposed to take place this month but was put back as a result of Covid-19’s escalation. In an official letter from the organisers have…

Lambeth Bridge is getting a cycling improvement

Transport for London is improving Lambeth Bridge for cyclists The Mayor of London recently announced that since May 2016, the amount of safe cycling space in London has tripled, several…

Cycling Advice: Can you buy speed?

In the famous words of Eddy Merckx “Don’t buy upgrades, ride upgrades” Eddy couldn’t have been more right, BUT…in the billion-pound cycling industry which is now awash with tech and aero…

Argon 18 Electron Pro 2020

Cycling Australia had their new track bike officially unveiled, and it was used at yesterday’s UCI Track World Championships in Berlin. The new design of Argon 18 Electron Pro blends…

UAE Tour: 2 infected with coronavirus

UAE Tour: The Abu Dhabi Sports Council decided to give up because of health issues Authorities have confirmed that The UAE Tour is now cancelled after two team members are…

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