Cycling Active

Pipe Lagging

dig this: Pipe insulation £2.50 for 2 metres

30th October 2010 Polyethylene foam pipe insulation is available from most big-name DIY stores. Buy the widest stuff possible then cut to length and wrap it round the tubes of…

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.