• How to guides
    How to pack the Scicon AeroComfort MTB 2.0 TSA Bike Bag
    24 Jun 2016
    Flying with your mountain bike shouldn't have to be difficult. It shouldn't leave you with aching shoulders; nor should it risk damaging your bike. The reality though, depends a lot on your choice of bike bag. For transporting a mountain bike, the Scicon AeroComfort MTB is a great choice. Easy packing for all mountain bikes The Scicon...
  • Buying guides
    The 'My Tour' guide to ENDURANCE cycle kit
    22 Jun 2016
    What can you change about your cycling wardrobe, bike and components choice, to maximise comfort on longer days in the saddle? We find out more in our 'My Tour' guide...
  • Buying guides
    The 'My Tour' guide to AERO cycling kit
    08 Jun 2016
    It is crazy to think that until fairly recently, aerodynamics were relatively lowly ranked in decision processes taken on cycle clothing, bikes and accessories. It's even more crazy to think that even Tour de France winners, would normally only think of aero kit on the few time trial days of the Tour. It's safe to say that this is no...
  • Buying guides
    dhb 2016 cycle shorts guide
    24 May 2016
    When you're deciding what to wear for a ride, what comes first? For the dhb team, making sure you are comfortable all starts with the legwear - for spring/summer, that means shorts! dhb has been producing top quality cycling shorts for over ten years; receiving great reviews from the press and thousands of customers along the way. For 2016,...
  • Cycle nutrition
    Cycling Nutrition Guide by Science in Sport
    10 May 2016
    Nutrition plays a key role in supporting all areas of cycling, including weekly mileage, sportives, recovery and training adaptations. Matching the correct nutritional intake to the individual requirements of these situations can result in optimal performance. The main goals of performance nutrition are: To provide fuel for the work required in...
  • Buying guides
    Trek-Bars
    18 Apr 2016
    We all understand the importance of fuelling our bodies, to get the most out of our exercise. At TREK, they believe in fuelling the natural way. The wholefood way. So they created a range of energy bars for those who seek a natural energy source. With wholesome ingredients and natural protein, TREK provides a satisfying burst of energy, which sticks with you and keeps you going, when you need it most.
  • How to guides
    Optimising your caffeine intake for sport - With TrueStart coffee
    15 Apr 2016
    We all know that caffeine can have performance benefits; especially for endurance sports. It can help you to feel fired-up, 'activated' and ready to roll. How much caffeine is optimal for performance though? When should you take caffeine before sport? What is the best way to take it? We talk to performance coffee brand TrueStart, to find the answers...
  • Buying guides
    Which supplements are best for cyclists?
    18 Mar 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    Sports nutrition can be a minefield, for both amateur and professionals alike; so in this guide, we ask which supplements could help your cycling, and which supplements could help you to ride faster and recover faster.
  • Staff reviews
    Hiplok Gold Superbright wearable bicycle lock review
    15 Mar 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    One thing matters more than most, with bicycle commuting: Safety. Safe riding, and a safe and secure place to leave your bike at your destination. The NEW Superbright series from UK-based Hiplok is all about fulfilling that need. Tim tests it out...
  • Staff reviews
    VeloToze Shoe Covers review
    14 Mar 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    With the sun coming out, but the roads still damp, a good set of lightweight overshoes will help to protect your feet from the elements. In this review, staff tester Tim Wiggins takes a look at the veloToze long shoe covers; a lightweight and innovative overshoe.

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