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Words by Mark
Published on 10/10/2014 13:51:00
As we are all aware, thanks largely to the likes of the Daily Mail and Daily Express, the big freeze is only just around the corner. This is bad news for your trustworthy steed as the rain and salt on the roads can all exacerbate the wear and tear on your bike. So, what can you do.... More
Words by markcraddock
Published on 09/10/2014 10:00:00
For some the thought of a turbo trainer fills them with dread, but it’s a great way to sneak in some quick interval training or settle down for a calorie burning plod when it is sheeting it down outside. Let’s be honest, it’s not exactly like riding a bike and it probably isn’t why you got into cycling. But, anything.... More
Words by Mark
Published on 09/07/2014 15:39:55
3 Peaks Blog Our staff rider Lee wigginton is currently in training to participate in the renowned 3 peaks Cyclo-Cross challenge. The event takes place on the last week of September and is held on the three peaks of Yorkshire Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent. Described by many as ‘The hardest cyclo-cross race in the world’, The 3 peaks.... More
Words by Mark
Published on 09/07/2014 13:36:00
Getting the most out of your new bike Hopefully you’re out enjoying the great British summer on your new bike! Here are our top tips to help you get the most out of your shiny new steed, including advice on clothing, nutrition and maintenance.   1.Eat and drink plenty.... More
Words by Mark
Published on 19/06/2014 13:29:23
Carbon fibre is high-tech, modern, and clearly the best option for any bike right? …or is it? In this blog we take a look at these two awesome materials and the real benefits – and drawbacks – of both.   First let’s take a look at carbon: Summary pros: Carbon is ideal for performance and speed. .... More
Words by Adam
Published on 15/05/2014 10:26:00
Need help choosing the best car rack for transporting your bike? We take a look at the four main types and assess the pros and cons, so you can select the best option to suit your needs. Wouldn't it be great to live at the bottom of an awesome mountain trail, or have the pick of the.... More
Words by Adam
Published on 01/04/2014 13:54:28
It’s that time of year when people start getting out and about. The clocks have changed and it’s no longer a race back to the car against a setting sun. You’ve got all the time in the world for pedalling through the great outdoors with the the family before heading back to the car to load up.... More
Words by Adam
Published on 13/03/2014 13:52:00
Preparation for a big expedition can be daunting and complex according to its shape and goals of the final project. For my London2London:Via the World expedition that complexity is mind-boggling at times, and it takes support and effort from a number of people to make it happen. The linked nature of the expedition, where one phase leads.... More
Words by Adam
Published on 31/01/2014 14:36:00
This January saw Rutland Cycling partner with Flora Pro-Activ in a bid to reduce the smallest counties cholesterol levels. The program saw residents, selected on the basis of high cholesterol levels, take part in a series of activities to measure the effect of gentle and fun activities on reducing cholesterol and developing a happier and healthier lifestyle..... More
Words by Adam
Published on 09/09/2013 07:18:00
Sooner or later every cyclist has to tackle “the big hill.” You know the one – It’s the hill you’ve been avoiding! The renowned Stelvio Pass in Italy is a favourite amongst many cyclists Here are ten tips to help you overcome your next climb: 1. Mentally Prepare It might sound strange, but get.... More

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