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Boxhill via Banstead

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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 »

London cycling campaign’s Big Ride 2014.

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The London Cycling Campaign’s Big Ride is a protest ride on closed roads around London. 1000’s of cyclists take part to get their point, of safer streets for cyclists across to politicians. It’s a truly wonderful spectacle to see or be part of. Check out the video below to see what it was like. Also check out this video to ... Read More »

Wiggins to front team SKY for Tour of California

Sir Bradley Wiggins in California

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The tour of California starts in a few days, and the organisers have just released the provisional start list. A huge array of names are on there, including Sir Bradley Wiggins and the chiselled whippet himself Mark Cavendish. The tour of Cali is a 8 stage race in America. It features a 20km TT, some gruelling climbs and some serious ... Read More »

GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition HD – Reviewed

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“Features video resolutions up to 4K, 12MP photos up to 30 frames per second, built-in Wi-Fi, SuperView™ and Auto Low Light modes. Waterproof [up] to 40m.”   I recently purchased the Go Pro Hero3+ (Black Edition) HD camera to record our ride to Monaco, and to record our rides in the uk. I almost went for a cheaper alternative because ... Read More »

Continental Gatorskin 700C – Reviewed

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Are you sick of getting punctures? I know we are, or should I say were, right now punctures seem to be a thing of the past now that we’ve discovered Continental Gatorskin’s, and  we could not be happier with their performace thus far! These tyres are made of thick galvonised rubber with a layer of Kevlar (or something similar) on the inside ... Read More »

Staying safe out there

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We all want to enjoy our cycling experience and in order to do this we must ensure that we are a safe as possible! I thought I’d write a small piece on how to stay safe on the roads. Rules of the road. I would advise that anyone, before embarking on their bicycle, seriously study and make sure that they ... Read More »

Richmond Park

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The Richmond Park anticlockwise lap is perfect for beginners and also for those who are looking to increase fitness levels. The 6.5mi lap boasts just about everything a cyclist could want: undulating miles of smooth tarmac, a couple of gruelling climbs and some epic downhills. Distance: 6.5 miles Elevation Gain: 391 ft Max incline: 7.2% Max decline: 12.5% (all data ... Read More »