Cycling Weekly

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Getting into cycling: Basic skills

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft.  My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, I work as a construction health and safety manager and over the next few weeks…


Is it time you shaved your legs?

For decades, athletes such as swimmers and cyclists have been shaving to enhance both performance and comfort. For some, though, the idea of using a razor on anything other than facial…

Brixton Cycles has been running since 1983 (photo courtesy of Brixton Cycles)

Brixton Cycles crowdfunding £40,000 for new home

Brixton Cycles will launch a crowdfunding campaign on Thursday, October 22 with a party to raise money for their enforced move from their current site. Their current shop on Stockwell…


Detraining: The truth about losing fitness

What really happens to your cycling fitness if you're forced to take an extended break from the saddle? Physiologist Andrew Hamilton explains the consequences of the time off the bike


Gaerne G.Stilo shoes

My first pair of road shoes were the black leather versions, with big holes enabling my regulation white socks to show through, all the rage in the mid-1980’s. they were…

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Five ways to keep fit at work (video)

Many of us spend the vast majority of our working week sitting at a desk in front of computer, probably consuming more energy than we’re actually burning. But it can…