New bikes we want to see

Seven new bikes we want to see in 2016

Everyone loves a new bike. But the bad news is that all the big bike brands tend to release their new models in a flurry in the weeks leading up…

Products of the Year

The best cycling products of 2015

Some of the products in the list are not new, but are such well designed items that they continue to be the best in their respective product class. The products…

Brutal weather at the 2015 Tirreno-Adriatico (Photo: Watson)

How to dress for winter racing

When going out on a long winter ride your primary, if not sole, concern will be ensuring you are protected from the elements. However, when racing you want to remain…


Best of Show Us Your Scars 2015 (video)

If we’ve learned one thing in 2015 its that a lot of professional cyclists have some pretty gnarly scars and some equally gruesome stories as to how they got them.…

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How to change your chain (video)

There are two main reasons for changing your chain. Either it is damaged, or it is worn. It is important to be able to asses how worn a chain is and…


How to build your new bike

Many bicycles are now brought on the Internet and are delivered in a box. In this guide we will explain the tools you need, how to build your new bike, how…

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Could cutting carbs help you ride faster?

As carbohydrate comes under fire on multiple fronts, David Bradford assesses whether slashing your intake of bread, cakes and potatoes could improve your cycling performance


10 best ways to make your bike more comfortable

Cycling isn’t always an entirely pleasurable sport. Let’s face it, we all like to see ourselves as that little bit harder than the general population, willing to push our bodies…