How to ride faster up short, steep hills

Think tough climbing and you probably imagine the long, winding, hairpin ascents of the Alps. But for sheer brutality, the steep hills of the UK have few equals

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Icons of cycling: Silca Pista pump

In a disposable, throwaway world where cycling components may or may not last until the next iteration Silca has been a constant. For almost a century, the classic Pista floor…

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Could compression clothing benefit your recovery?

Train hard, recover and go again. We’ve seen the photos of the pros post-race in their compression clothing, but is this gear worth investing in for our own recovery after…


Zipp’s accessory line-up gets larger

First up are two new bottle cage options: in carbon or aluminium. Weighing just 18 grams, the carbon cages are available in white or red with a gloss finish. Zipp…

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Six moans and truths about winter cycling

The summer bike’s tucked up in hibernation. The winter hack’s been dragged out and the rattling mudguards have been fixed. It’s dark early – and it’s going to get cold…

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Getting into cycling: Alex Dowsett Q&A

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft. My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, and I’m almost five weeks into my challenge. I’m attempting to show that a rugby…

Knog Blinder R70 rear light

Knog Blinder R70 rear light

If you’re after the best rear light on the market, then the Knog Blinder R70 is probably it. This light includes everything you’d want from a good rear light and…