Cycling Weekly

POC Octal

POC Octal helmet

Lightweight, well vented road helmet from POC, as worn by Garmin-Sharp riders. £225

Kit-bag

Kit-bag essentials

Participating in a sportive is not as simple as just rocking up and riding. The weather in the UK can change in the blink of an eye, and it can…

Climbing

Technique training tips: climbing & descending

Going up! Love them or hate them, you are going to come up against some testing hills throughout your sportive. Sadistic organisers love to challenge participants, often multiple times throughout…

Night-ridingin

Guide to night rides

Bike lights have become increasingly powerful over the last five years, and prices have dropped, making really good lights accessible to more people. This has in turn triggered a surge…

B'Twin Alur 700

Win a brand new B’Twin bike with CW.CC

Sign-up or log in to CW.CC, simply get yourself an active RiTMO rating and you could be walking away with a brand new B’Twin Alur 700 bike worth £749 (courtesy of Decathlon UK) before you know…

cobbles of the day 2

Cobbles of the day competition: Day two

In the run-up to the Tour of Flanders we’re giving you the chance to win an electronic copy* of Hellingen: A Road Cyclist’s Guide to Belgium’s Greatest Climbs every day…

Tim-Ramsden

Coaching matters: Tim Ramsden

With 20 years' coaching experience, Tim Ramsden works with all levels of rider. Here, he explains to CW how each cyclist needs specific, tailored advice