Hurrah! It’s Paris-Roubaix race on Saturday, the most exciting and anticipated race of the Spring Classics, and that means it’s also Round 4 of our season-long Fantasy Cycling! Here,’s resident expert in the peloton, Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas, gives more hints on how to get the best out of your team – and if […]

After realising what I had let myself in for on accepting the ‘challenge’, yes the very same thing tens of thousands of cyclists do every day with no complaint, of riding to work every day, something struck home with me. Spring in England can be cold. It can be very cold. Though luckily we have […]

We teamed up with the kind guys 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 first guest post – watch this space for his future audax adventures! Who’d get […]

Great stopping power comes with great responsibilities, but adjusting disc brakes is no rocket science:

Commuting on a bicycle is not only fun but it is cheaper and often faster than any other form of commuting. Many will say otherwise, so why not give it a go and see it for yourself? But before you jump on your bike, here are five important things you need to consider or think […]

In our ongoing mission to get more customers trying and rating product, this year we are providing a selection of bikes to be reviewed over time. Here Andy Connolly tells us his first impressions of the Trek FX 7.1 hybird bike: I have been riding the Trek hybrid for about 6 weeks now and have […]

I think I’ve just about recovered enough from BBQ smoke inhalation to post some results from today’s MTB ride. ( We cooked 470 burgers over the weekend – Dean ) A slight mess up with the timing system as we forgot to update the system clock to reflect British Summer Time. The elapsed times are […]

  Essentials Distances:       72km / 107km / 161km Participants:    3000 (Sold out approx 1 month before) Start:               Crewe Alexandra Football Club Cost:                £32 Transport:        Ample parking at the stadium and nearby Crewe station 1km with good links across the country Feedstops:      Long (45km, 76km, 125km),  Medium (45km, 76km), Fun (16km) Timed:             Yes (Wireless sticker […]

February started with a week away with the family at Centre Parcs in Elvingdon Forest. It was good to have a break from work but I managed to swim every day and cycle with the family. I also took along my trainers and did a few small runs. Week 2 and it was back to […]

Did you know that just down the road and actually on the MTB route is Horsell Common. This is where the first Martian landed in H. G. Wells in War of the Worlds. Now the request, please stock up on change for food after the ride – we’re looking at over 1000 riders this weekend […]