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Boxhill via Banstead


It’s really cool to ride in winter, literally cool, -1°c to be precise.  I think that the hardest part of maintaining a cycling routine in winter isn’t the cold weather, the rain, or the winds at all, it is in fact the motivation to actually get up, and get out there to put in the miles! We had our ride ... Read More »

Box Hill Descent

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Watch as Big Mac descends Surrey’s infamous Box Hill (Zig Zag Road). Please use this video as a guide before hitting the descent for the first time, as some of the corners, especially the second one, can be quite tricky (Note the debris pointed out). Also please, please, please remember that Box Hill is a public highway and is open ... Read More »

Alpe D’Heuz-ing


I recently saw this on Strava, it has been dubbed as ‘Everesting’. People are attempting to ride the total footage of Everest by repeatedly riding up and down the same hill. This gave me an idea. Seeing as though we are riding up Alpe D’heuz at the end of the year, I thought I’d have a go at riding the ... Read More »

Box Hill

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The Box Hill climb is a great way to test your hill climbing ability. At RCB, we find the toughest part to be before the first hairpin. If you can master that, the rest is easy.. ish. Be sure to stop in at the cafe at the top to help support the National Trust who keep Box Hill in the ... Read More »