This month’s customer review was written by Paul Hammond on a pair of Cannondale Range shoes, he is entitled to the £250 voucher. I picked these up half price in a sale as I wanted a “grippy” soled shoe for riding my hybrid. They were excellent on platform pedals, very stiff soled and non slip […]

Journalist Jeremy Head recently bought a bike though his employer. While he knew he was looking for a bike for commuting, he realised that his hefty 10-mile journey required quite a bit of thought to get the right machine. Here we take a look at his journey. I’d been thinking about riding to work for […]

We’re getting closer and closer to the end, calories and legs were burnt last week again.

We’ve running a charity event this weekend for British Gas who are raising money for the Make a Wish Foundation. This is not an open event and has nothing to do with next weekends Ride it event, so if you’re not on the British Gas event please don’t download the following GPX routes as they […]

Lot of anticipation surrounded the Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme a.k.a. the Boris bikes. It’s been up and running for almost two weeks now, so we set out the see how the scheme works, how the bikes ride and how easy or complicated it is to actually use the scheme. My flatmate had ordered a couple […]

With the new season and ranges almost upon us, the sales are now on everywhere. This means you can pick up last years bike models at bargain prices!  So we thought it would be a good idea to get some advice from our bike buyers, Joel and Dave, about what to look out for in the […]

Following on from his first post about preparing for the Étape du Tour cyclosportive, guest blogger John MacLeary tells his very personal story of tackling the fearsome event. In the hall of the mountain kings When the Tour de France first ventured into the Pyrenees 100 years ago the 110 cyclists who started the 2,943 […]

A weekend of varying weather probably sums up last weekend in the Cotswolds! After stating that the trails were dry it went and rained for the Mountain bikers! The water sat on top of the chalk meaning that it broke away under braking and when attempting the climbs, traction was a bit of a problem […]

Well it’s been another busy month of racing, getting back into the Time Trials. A little less of the running after the Ironman, but a couple of good sessions back in the pool as well as a couple of Personal Best’s in Time Trials. This month’s focus was to be on my time in the […]

Day 1 – 07.07.10 After what seemed like an eternity locked in a car listening to George’s dubious music collection we finally arrived at Megavalanche base camp last night. Le Velo Jaune bed and breakfast in Bourg-d’Oisans will be our home for the first part of the stay and was a welcome sight after that […]