This is a great show in the making, first is the venue, second it’s in the south and I hope Wales doesn’t mind me saying that! What a great venue it has too, being held at the legendary Newport Velodrome. It’s going to be April 5th – 6th 2014. This iconic Welsh cycling venue will host Bianchi, Condor, Raleigh, Trek, Whyte, Willier, Continental and High 5 along with a host … Read more
A while back I shared The Ride Like a Pro competition here and it was a chance to win a spot on the Majorca training camp with Team Sky. It was primarily a Jaguar sponsored event and they along with Team Sky hosted a grand final. Here is the outcome from that event, looked like a cool day and I’m told by a few who went [and helped … Read more
It’s that time of year, end of the season beginning of the next, that means the inevitable awkward team presentation… But there are some cool bits in this video. Like the bike fitting bit, and scanning the foot for a 3d model! Ace. Would love shoes customised to this level (money). And the biggest surprise, cuddles enjoying himself and was that Sven Goran Eriksson he nearly runs over!? (joke).
Back with another CityCross jam, at the Piece Hall in central Halifax this year for CityCross 2. There will be cobbles, kerbs, jumps, grass, barriers and even racing along the illuminated corridors when it gets dark! Sounds like a great spectator event too with, wood-fired Pizza, Hog Roast, Fish and Chips and wide range of beer and coffee on offer –Yum. There will be categories for children, novices, women, mens, vets, … Read more
Ahead of tomorrows Championship, IG Markets have released a short preview video. The riders and staff at the 2013 Tour of Britain look ahead to the 2013 World Championships in Florence. Brian Holm, Mark Cavendish, Rod Ellingworth, Cath Wiggins and Alex Dowsett all give their views on how will win the time trail and the road race.” Can Bradley Wiggins end his 2013 season with a win that … Read more
After proclaiming my admiration for these wonderful covers for the Clarion the designer behind the covers has sent me the latest cover to share on the site. The Clarion has a very special history here in the UK. The Clarion cycling club began in Birmingham in 1894. It took the Clarion name from Robert Blatchford’s socialist newspaper. The National Clarion cycling club grew during the early 1900s with 8000+ members … Read more
We have shown some great videos from Madison Genesis in the past but this latest video series is going to surpass them all. The team are letting us see behind the scenes as they take on the Tour of Britain for the first time. Listen to some wise words from team manager, Roger Hammond and see some footage from the first two gruelling stages of the ToB.
It’s good to see brands engaging with their audiences in unique ways like this… Cyclists have the opportunity to Ride Like a Pro with Jaguar and Team Sky at organised events across the UK between 21st September and 13thOctober. Keen cyclists are invited to join a group ride from their local Jaguar dealership. In total, 16 rides are being organised by Jaguar across the country to celebrate their partnership with … Read more
If you’re going to send a message make it good and make it coherent. The Fireflies message is that, and it balances sentiment with emotion without going over the edge. I’ve posted about the fireflies rides before and this one is no exception, raising money for the fight against cancer. This is their sixth year and they will be riding 550 gruelling from San Francisco to Los Angles. … Read more
Vickers Bicycle Company who produce a mighty fine English Roadster which is handbuilt in Britain have very kindly donated a This is Cambridge cap to the British Family Fayre, a free family day out organised by a normal British family who want to prove that our nation still leads the world in manufacture, farming and production. Sounds like a good thing to us. Take a look here. It’s organised by … Read more