• Buying guides
    How Elastic Interface will improve your ride
    02 Oct 2019
    If you've been shopping for cycling shorts or tights you'll probably be familiar with the name Elastic Interface. You might have seen their logo on the label, but what exactly do they do? Elastic Interface specialises in the 'chamois' pad that goes into cycling shorts and tights. It's a vital component in ensuring that you'...
  • Buying guides
    Road bike buying guide Vitus Vitesse Evo 2020
    09 Aug 2019
    Buying a new road bike can be tough. Finding which road bike is right for you means looking carefully at your budget and getting a crash course on the huge array of technical terms and component set-ups you need to understand. It can feel like climbing an alpine epic but, after reading this handy guide, you'll be in gear and pedaling with ease through the various road bike options.
  • Buying guides
    Cyclocross bike buying guide
    08 Aug 2019
    Cyclocross is a discipline that combines both off-road and on-road cycling. Typical cyclocross terrain can include grass, woodland trails, pavement, mud and even sand! The good news is, you can do cyclocross all year round - you just need the right bike.
  • How to guides
    sportive checklist
    21 Jun 2019
    Sportives are organised cycling events, which encourage you and other riders of all levels to get out and ride; on a supported course with feed stations and route marking. To ensure you don't leave anything behind, here is our Sportive Checklist
  • Buying guides
    Beginner's guide to buying a road bike
    20 Jun 2019
    What's the best road bike for a beginner? In this guide, we discuss some of the key features to look for in your first road bike. To the casual observer, road bikes all look pretty similar. Drop-bars, light-weight, skinny tyred. Built for speedy rides on tarmac. Look closer, and you'll discover a number of subtle differences in components...
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    The Sustrans beginner guide to cycle commuting
    10 May 2019
    The cost of running a car and the limitations of taking public transport are encouraging more and more people to take to two wheels on their daily commute. Sustrans has some useful advice to help you start cycling to work.
  • Training guides
    How to train for sportive success
    02 Apr 2019
    In this guide we asked Radeon Cycle Coaching to put together some top tips on training for a longer distance sportive. For more information on Radeon Coaching, reference the contact details at the bottom of the guide.
  • Buying guides
    A Spring Classics Kit Guide - What to wear for foul weather cycling
    19 Mar 2019 / Tim Wiggins
    The season openers - 'The Spring Classics', are predictably unpredictable. There will be wind and rain, there will be snow and mud; then combine that with cobbles, gravel and gradients, and you'll see mechanicals, abandonments, frozen riders and beaten-up bikes. It is a challenging start to the year. After riding the Strade Bianche Grand Fondo in testing conditions this spring, Tim Wiggins outlines the kit that he recommends for wet and cold, extreme weather cycling.
  • Buying guides
    Small changes for big differences - the dhb Aeron bib shorts
    04 Mar 2019
    dhb ’s Aeron bib shorts are a very familiar sight out on the road. They’ve long been one of our best-sellers, and a solid choice for a whole range of cyclists. 2019 saw dhb launch an updated version. So what’s changed to make these best-sellers even better? Senior Product Manager at dhb , Rich Land, explained it to us…...
  • Buying guides
    Road tyres buying guide
    01 Mar 2019
    Tyres are one of the most important parts of your bicycle; they affect performance, comfort and safety. Road bikes use narrow tyres, so that small contact area with the road is super important! Let's find out more...

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