The Centre for Challenge Prizes at Nesta is launching two prizes to harness UK ingenuity to increase the number of people cycling across the UK. The prizes are supported by Nesta and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. Whether as a means of getting around locally for individuals and families, or for the daily […]

Rider¬† Times   Not wanting to labour a point, but our weather is bonkers at the moment!! With events all over the country being affected by the current damp spell we turned up at Dorking on Saturday morning knowing that the MTB route was generally ride-able ( I don’t think anyone was expecting there to […]

Completing over 3000 kilometers in three weeks is an enormous undertaking for both the riders and their bikes, mechanics work hard every day to keep the bikes running. We’ve spent a couple of days with the BMC Racing Team during the Tour de Suisse – have an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look how they prepare the bikes […]

Guest blogger and Eurosport commentator David Harmon’s preview of the 99th Tour de France Richard Allchin is a bit of a rough diamond. A rock & roll manager turned mentor to cyclists he rediscovered his schoolboy passion for the bicycle when he realised that the hedonistic life of rock was killing him slowly but surely. […]

The Tour de France is about to start and those of us who has to follow the race behind our desks at work, David Harmon and Sean Kelly of Eurosport will be the guide for the race for the next three weeks. We asked David a couple of questions about commenting – be sure to […]

This video shows you how to pack your bike for air travel in a way that protects all the parts and components. The motto: you can never have too much padding!

The opening stage of the Tour De France is only a matter of days away. This is one of the highest points of the cycling calendar, and usually an event for novice riders to watch in awe. Not all, it would seem, are content only to watch. We caught up with Redhill Cycling Club member, […]

So you decided to part with a sizeable amount of your hard earned cash money to buy your dream trail bike. There is a plethora of choice and we all know that the abundance of choice can be crippling. Therefore we would like to show you two worthy candidates. While we all have our personal […]

In case you missed it, the Dirt Norco team were all over Fort William, and to celebrate, they are now offering an exclusive 40% OFF subscriptions for our customers! For ¬£32.50 you get: 13 issues delivered Dirt 100 (the BEST annual wrap up of MTB gear you will find anywhere!) PLUS 2 FREE Dirt T […]

Guest post by staff trainer Nick Coley So after purchasing my first 29er bike (Stumpjumper comp carbon HT) I went on the hunt for some tyres with a bit more UK friendly grip than the standard SP Renagades. I managed to get hold of a pair of Onza Canis 29er tyres, just in time for […]

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