We teamed up with the kind folks at AudaxUK to find and sponsor an audax rider. We asked you to send in a short event review and from all the great entries, we have chosen Paul Charrier Martin. Here is his second guest post – check out his previous posts here. “Hard core. Seriously hard […]

Bit of a long story but bear with me as it’s such a great story. Just finishing off the last bit of clearing up from KotDs last weekend, I was frantically waved at by the receptionist on the front desk. “I’ve got someone on the phone who’s says he has your bike number 750″  A bit […]

Hi All. Thanks for all your positive comments about this weekends ride. I’m getting a few queries about photos and times so:- Times. Despite the electric timing there is still a lot of work to do, people change routes, riders are missing a start or finish time, average times are impossibly fast etc – all […]

Stage 2 service is a thorough inspection that covers almost all aspects of your bike and will result a great, properly working bike. Watch the video to see what exactly is included.

In January, we have asked our friends, fans, followers and customers to send us photos, stories of their first cycling memories. Over a hundred submissions have arrived and we enjoyed all them – but because we’re not selfish, we wanted to share the best ones with you. So in the next couple of weeks and […]

Hi All. Most of the course is up so I think we can release these now. They are hosted on Trailzilla and you will need to sign in to download them. This is a basic registration and you are limited to the number of uploads to the site but you have UNLIMITED downloads so can use […]

Hi All. Marquee’s up, weathers looking good, 9000 bits of food/bars on site, it’s all looking good for Sunday. Attached is the rider list for the ride. IMPORTANT PLEASE READ. The list is alphabetical on your surname. If you booked for 2,3,4 people there will be the corresponding number of gaps beneath your name, these […]

King of the Downs is now less than a week away and with the last few places remaining you will need to get in fast as pre-entry closes Thursday morning. The sunnier climates are set to be here until July so get out on your bike and give it a go, enter online here. The […]

Every bike needs some TLC (tender loving care) regularly. This video shows you what sort of attention should your bike get every 3-9 months, depending on use.

Essentials Distances:       180 km Participants:    1300 (The entry is by ballot submitted in January) Start:               Coniston Sports Centre Cost:                £40 Transport:        Limited parking on-site Windermere Station (12 km) Many local accommodation options Feedstops:      2 (83km, 140km) Timed:             Yes (Necklace Tag “Dibber” system) Signs:              Clear Black Arrows on a white background many sections are marshalled […]

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