Essentials Distances:       77 km / 162 km Participants:    300 (Entry available on the day) Start:               Airville School, Skipton, BD23 1UQ Cost:                £30 (£5 of which going to Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research) Transport:        Parking on-site Skipton Station 1km Feedstops:      2 / 3 Timed:             Yes (Ankle tag system) Signs:              Clear Black Arrows on a pink background […]

With our full range of Louis Garneau Autumn/Winter 2011-12 clothing now having arrived we thought we’d let you in on our hot picks. Here’s a more detailed look at our favourite long sleeve jerseys and jackets from the range… Ventila Jersey – £39.99 Tortosa LS Jersey – £59.99 Enerblock Cycling Jacket – £99.99 Massimo Jacket […]

Guest blogger Liam FitzPatrick (49) rode PBP for the second time this year. He normally rides with the Willesden Cycling club and mostly takes parts in Audaxes. Paris- Brest-Paris is an epic ride – not just for the 5,000 or so cyclists who do the 1,200 Km, but also for the hundreds of thousands of […]

After last years grandiose commuter light review this year we embarked on a similar but a little bit different endeavor: we tried tested visibility packages in three different price ranges. While some of cyclists mostly ride in well lit urban environments, thus they don’t need powerful lights to illuminate the road, people who want to […]

So. Qualifying rides completed. PBP entered. Eurotunnel and hotels booked. Lists made. Bags packed. Bags unpacked. Packed again. Lights, computers, spare kit, bulbs, batteries, tools, tubes, pump, puncture patches. What have I forgotten? Getting ready for the longest audax that I’d ever attempted was an absorbing task. I read every article I could find and […]

A week ago the kind folks from Garmin paid a visit to our humble premises and they lent us a brand new Garmin Edge 200 unit. Coincidentally, we were off to Eurobike and while us, mere mortals were flying in, the tough cookies rode all the way from Gatwick to Friedrichshaven. To put it to […]

A recent trip to the Alps to race the Megavalanche meant a serious think about protection. I’ve always used a spine protector and knee / elbow pads when on my DH bike but after talking to a few colleagues I realised this probably wouldn’t cut it at the Mega. And all I can say is: […]

RideIt!  Thirsk 17th & 18th September 2011   This blog has been updated with GPX routes and news update. SPORTIVE SOLD OUT. Last Minute News The main road to Sutton Bank is closed at present. We have been told that it’s likely to be open by the end of today. If it is still closed the […]

We had Dirt-Norco team rider, Dan Stanbridge’s early Norco Aurum prototype at HQ this week so we thought it’d be the ideal opportunity to take a closer look at it and grab a few photos. Baring more than a few battlescars, this early prototype is testament to the amount of development time both Ben, Dan […]

This month’s customer review was written by Geoff Macinnes on the Endura Padded Liner Shorts, and as usual, he is entitled to the £250 voucher. if you have never worn this type of garment before they feel a little strange to start but once you are on your bike thats when you know you have […]

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