UPDATE 08/11/14 We’ve been out setting up the courses over the last two days, it’s been really wet but the forecast is looking better for tomorrow so hopefully you don’t have to endure the same conditions. A couple of things to be aware of – There is a road closure on Sudeley Hill, the climb out […]

Helmets have become a controversial issue – we know that from the outcry that followed Chris Boardman’s appearance on BBC Breakfast, bare headed, discussing the other steps cyclists can take to keep themselves safe – correct positioning, negotiation of junctions and giving large vehicles room. There are many other factors in staying safe when cycling, […]

This Christmas, Santa is really busy. All the kids, big and small, have been so good, there are simply too many gifts to give out. Santa has enlisted his special friend, Father Chris, to help deliver some presents – there are 11 super special gifts for big kids, and one incredible prize for a little […]

Only six weeks after Jens Voigt captured the cycling world with his Hour Record, 25-year-old Matthias Brandle furthered the veterans mark on the velodrome, taking the World Champion title. Images: http://www.scott-sports.com/ Inspired by Voigt’s ride, Brandle only decided to take on the challenge after seeing Voigt pummel the velodrome for sixty long minutes – but despite […]

  A few years ago, we were all rolling around on 26” wheels without a care in the world – and then the wheels grew. The first mountain bikes of the 1960s were heavy modified cruiser bikes, designed for racing down the sides of mountains. They had 26” wheels, and that was that. 29er wheels […]

  Speedplay’s Zero Pavé pedals have been spotted on pro bikes such as Fabian Cancellara’s winning Paris-Roubaix rig as far back as 2006 but this autumn they finally became available to the public. Made available on our website today, the Pavé pedals were designed with cobbled classics in mind – where mud, grit, and even […]

Update 4.40 Friday 31st Hi All. MTB GPX files now on line. Just a reminder that the Sportive on Sunday is SOLD OUT. There will be no on the day entries and no reserve lists. Ta Dean   Please read below so that you get the most out of the day. PLEASE BRING YOUR HELMET […]

Half term has arrived and we know that there are many parents out there desperately searching for activities to keep their little ones entertained. Cycling is a fantastic activity for children – not only is it an excellent way to have fun (and a good alternative to the Xbox..), it’s also great for: developing sense […]

Everyone loves a good rider smackdown, and RevolutionUK round one provided the perfect stage for a Trott vs Vos battle. The Revolution track series has been a fixture on the track calendar since 2003, attracting boisterous crowds to watch elites and youth riders across five rounds. The velodrome is a world of its own – […]

  We hate bike theft –  but unfortunately it happens, and new statistics show bike theft is most common in Oxford and Cambridge. Research by John Moss, the developer of Check That Bike has shown the highly respected university towns to be key spots for thieves. The Telegraph reported that Oxford’s OX1 topped the list […]