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Health benefits of biking

We all know that cycling is brilliant for the mind, body and soul… but just in case you were in any doubt, we’ve analysed the most recent research and picked out the most surprising benefits of taking to two wheels It can lower your risk of CVD That’s cardiovascular disease[…]

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Cycology's Robert Bell in racing mode

Bore off

No matter how much you love cycling, there will be times when your training sessions can feel a little lacklustre [translation: boring]. We’ve chatted up experienced riders, racers and influencers from the cycling sorority and assembled a list of handy tips to keep that training sesh fresh. Go with a purpose Whether it’s racking[…]

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Here's where you're going to get wet during Ironman Wales

4 of the best…

We ask industry insiders, amateur racers and pro athletes which triathlons, duathlons, 70.1s and road races they would love to tackle this year… here are their top picks. Event: LEJOG (Land’s End to John o’Groats) Says who: Danielle Welton, editor-in-chief, Casquette magazine. Why: “I think it’s important to have a bucket list of[…]

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The face behind the race

Ever wondered what it takes to organise a road race, triathlon, duathlon or sportive? Snap! Which is why we pinned down Phil Adkins, race director of Bristol Grand Prix and owner of Bristol cycling collective, Le Sportif, to get the 101 on getting a cycling event rolling Hello Phil. What inspired[…]

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Soria 2017

By Kerri Archer, 13th May 2017 Having battled with injury for well over 4 months, March 2016 would see me stand on the start line at Clumber Park duathlon. Following a little bit of encouragement from some friends who will remain nameless I had decided 2016 would be the year[…]

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sam gardner

My best ever swim-bike-run…

Bikebox Online co-founder, VeloVault designer and Britain’s most successful ever XTERRA triathlete ever Sam Gardner cherry-picks his favourite swims, cycles and runs from competitions around the world You have competed in countless competitions across the world. What’s been your absolute favourite? I love the island of Saipan [in the Western[…]

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Cycling in Mallorca

Bikebox in the Balearics

Take a trusty time trialler (and Bikebox employee), a Team GB athlete in training, a rock-hard Ironman regular and a committed cycling club member, pop them on a plane to Majorca and watch the miles pile up on Strava Nipping to Majorca to notch up a few miles sounds like[…]

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Pro triathlete Nikki Bartlett

Nikki Bartlett’s dream destinations

Fresh from her performance at Ironman South Africa, pro triathlete and Bikebox buddy Nikki Barlett tells us about her favourite places to swim, cycle and run (in that order) around the world You have competed in countless competitions across the world. What’s been your absolute favourite destination and why? It’s a tough question,[…]

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Stay strong, perform better

Whether you’re tackling a triathlon, inching towards an Ironman or prepping for the Etape of your dreams, injury issues can strike at any time and put paid to peak performance. Here, straight-talking physio Jess Palmer gives cylists some top tips on how to remain injury free and strong on your[…]

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On your bike

If, like us, you dream of coasting through beautiful countryside, charging up unknown hills and speeding back down the other side, then a cycling holiday is well and truly on your bucket list. So how do you go about planning a decent one? Libby, Robert and Mo from bespoke cycling[…]

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