7 of the Best Bike Carriers

7 of the best: bike carriers

Load 'em up and roll 'em out. Matt Lamy tests car bike racks to see which you can rely on and them that will drive you crazy

Oyama Manhattan 2011

Oyama over here

27th October 2010 The Taiwanese company Oyama has been making folders since 1966 and now produces 11 small-packaged wonders. Two in particular caught our eye.

Explore Wiltshire Maps

Explore Wiltshire for free

18th October 2010 One of the nicest of the UK's counties to explore now has cycling maps to download for free. Visit Wiltshire launches a range of maps for all…

Scouting For Girls / Matt Lamy

my ride mates: Scouting For Girls

17th October 2010 "We’re not quite sure who came up with the idea of riding from London to Brighton on Chopper-style bikes. Nobody’s done that before, and now we know…

HRH Prince of Wales

Cycling by Royal Command

16th October 2010 Even the heir to the throne is getting on the cycling bandwagon, although in HRH's case the trips between Brompton photo ops were powered by the Royal

Vin Cox Genesis

Vin Cox & Genesis ride into the record books

16th October 2010 Unlike previous record attempts that have tended to use purpose-built touring machines, the steel-framed Genesis Croix de Fer is a standard-spec cyclo-cross bike.

Frome Cobble Wobble 2010

Cobble Wobble wows Frome

15th October 2010 Continental-style passion as Frome starts the hill-climb season with a sprint through its cobbled streets.

Cycling Active Law

Back on the chaingang

14th October 2010 Doh! Two juvenile offenders on cycling proficiency training in Salford make a bid for freedom on the mountain bikes they've been given.

Charge Filter Mid 2011

2011 new bike overload

It's the season for maximum activity on the bike launch front. Matt Lamy previews 2011 new range offerings from Trek, Charge, Focus, Felt, Pace & Specialized.

Cycle To Work Scheme Hannah Holden

tried & tested: Cycle to Work Scheme

Rebecca Charlton delves into recent changes to the UK government's Cycle to Work Scheme. Have they messed it up? Or is there still value for cyclists and employers?

Hope Vision 2

7 of the best: high power front lights

Rebecca Charlton tries a Magnificent Seven high-powered front lights that are tough enough to survive the darkest lanes and meanest streets.

Gill Moon Hip Hip Hooray

Hip, Hip Hooray!

10th October 2010 Meet 65-year-old Gill Moon who had a double hip surgery and has now cycled 425Km around India.

Mavic Ksyrium Elite 2011

tech head: Mavic’s 2011 wheels

9th October 2010 For riders looking for their first wheel upgrade, the Ksyrium Elite is the initial port of call. Benefiting from machined rims that help reduce all-up weight to…

Kilo to Go Geoff Saxon

Geoff Saxon: the state of sportives

8th October 2010 "There was always this contingent of hardcore sportive riders who talked about wanting mega-tough challenges, but we actually think that caused a bit of confusion."

Nicola & Gareth Harries

Crunch time: 100 or bust

8th October 2010 When we first met Gareth and Nicola Harries earlier this year, road cycling was a foreign discipline to them. They had used neither drop handlebars nor a…

Fiona Ford's Ride Mates

my ride mates: Fiona Ford

7th October 2010 Fiona Ford: "Although I wore headscarves to cover my baldness wearing a wig made me feel ‘normal’ as no one could tell I was ill."

Sydney cyclist / Getty Images

Time to lift the Aussie lid law?

6th October 2010 It's lasted twenty years but researchers in Sydney say it may be time to repeal the Australian law that compels cyclists to wear helmets.

Cycling Active Law

Rims for crims

5th October 2010 2010 The Daily Mail reports that Suffolk Police has handed out stolen bikes to repeat criminals in the hope that they would use them to go and

Boardman Bikes

Boardman: first Halfords, now the world…

4th October 2010 “As a new brand we are exploring all potential routes to market across all territories around the world,” said Andy Smallwood, Boardman’s director of operations.