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Dartmoor Demon 2014

Web: www.bookmyride.co.uk Distance: 55 or 95 miles Major climbs: Loads. Notably Dartmeet and Widecombe Terrain: Extremely hilly and undulating Participants: 500 Best bit: Well-stocked feed stations and easy course signage…

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Fred Whitton Challenge 2014

Web: www.fredwhittonchallenge.co.uk Distance: 112miles Major climbs: 10 Terrain:  Vicious Number of finishers: 1,750 Average time: 8hr 45 min Best: The climb of Newlands Pass. Worst: The climb of Hardknott Pass.…

Francesco Moser

Francesco Moser’s big gear hill intervals

For training to be optimal it must be specific. Cycling is a strength sport as well as an endurance sport, and training must reflect that. Speed in cycling comes from…

Keith-Bontrager

Famous Last Words: Keith Bontrager

I got asked where in the world I would live if money was no object. I’ve been to a lot of places and we are a little too close to…

Cycling commuter

Cycle rail facilities set for £15m investment

British railway stations are set to receive £15m investment for cycle facilities from the government, Transport Minister Baroness Kramer announced today. The announcement came as Baroness Kramer opened the brand…

Neil Martin

Martin on the podium

While his son Dan Martin is sitting out the Tour de France and preparing for the Vuelta a Espana, father Neil is doing some ‘winning’ in Spain himself