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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.