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My Girona

If our Instagram is anything to go by, this Catalan town is currently getting a lot of love from cyclists looking to make the most of its gorgeous architecture, top training routes and stunning food. We spoke to Dave from the wonderful Girona Gran Fondo to get his tips on[…]

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Lost and found

According to a report published by the Daily Mirror last year, the Civil Aviation Authority recorded almost 1,500 complaints about lost or damaged luggage over a five-year period. When one of those pieces of luggage could be your beloved Bianchi or custom-built Cannondale, the results are less headache-inducing nuisance and[…]

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Five minutes with… George at Wellingborough Cycles

Hello George. How are you today? I am excellent, thank you! Just back from some racing in Wales over the weekend. Tell us a little bit about Wellingborough Cycles. The shop started as a Cycle Life franchise just over 10 years ago. Then five years ago we moved to a[…]

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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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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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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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