- Age: 47 years
- Gender: Male
- Location: United Kingdom
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Here a some things to be aware of when looking for what could be your first 'serious' bike - a commuter.
Social media has opened many possibilities in the cycling world, but there are pitfalls when everyone has a voice.
The UCI has specified 6.8kg as the minimum weight for a race bike. We look at why and how you can buy a bike well under this limit.
You thought wicker baskets were seriously uncool? Check out these ways to embrace practicality and the joy of the bicycle basket.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has set forth a number of controversial regulations over the years. Here are a few eye openers!
The history of cycling's governing body is as rich, interesting, varied and full of colorful stories as the history of cycling itself.
We look through the history books for the greatest cheats in the sport's biggest race: The Tour de France
Winter is coming. Two choices: Wrap yourself up like Michelin man or head to the Southern hemisphere for a summer biking adventure!
To bring, buy or hire? This is the first question when planning an overseas bicycle trip.
Our recent "lycra in the cafe" article caused quite a stir among readers. Here are some of your views in response.
Cyclists support local bike shops, but what is their greater effect on local businesses in the areas they prefer to ride through and the shops they choose to stop at along their way?
Get out and participate in a ride during November before the seasonal extremes are upon us!
Taking to the trails for days on end is one of mountain biking’s greatest thrills.
There are few thrills that can rival riding in a bike race, and it’s a pleasure that you will most likely want to share with your children. Here are 5 ways how.
Local bike shops are at the front line of the technology revolution that seems to be sweeping through the bicycle world at the moment... How do they cope?
Nutrition is a hotly debated, and marketed, area of cycling. So do I believe the sport drink hype? Or is a bidon of water enough?
Mountain biking is a sport that used to be thought of as the cycling equivalent to lumber jacking...does it still involve being a manly man's sort of man?
A wakeup call? Are you going to arrive at work pumped on adrenalin, because every ride makes you fear for your life? What about the traffic, pedestrians, other cyclists?
Cycling encourages a healthy, involved lifestyle. Start them early and have some fun!
Our "good" bike shop story generated a lot of great comments from you, the users, who told us about what makes a local bike store great in your eyes.
When pumping your bike tires, the results can usually be described as bloated, flat or just right. The way of getting there can be CO2, mini pump or foot pump.
The September calendar for mass participation bike events - also known as sportifs or Gran Fondo races - is full to bursting point.
A commute on bike to and from work instead of using a car or public transport sounds like an easy decision, but what is really involved?
Cycling with the family can be a great way of combining fun, quality time and exercise in one activity. However, there are a number of things to think about when buying bike equipment f...
Mountain bikes with 29 inch wheels have come out of nowhere and grabbed a sizable chunk of the market in the span of just a few years, at the expense of the ‘normal’ 26 inch wheels.
Cycling with the family is a great way of spending time together. Taking to the road or tracks combines quality family time with nature experiences and exercise for everyone.
The August '13 calendar for mass participation bike events - also known as sportifs or Gran Fondo races - is full to bursting point.
Do you really know who you are when it comes to mountain biking? For many people this question defines how they ride, as well as who they should probably be riding with.
Question to ponder if you are considering employing a cycling coach and what benefits you will get out of it.