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Three rides around Asia

Pure, unadulterated holiday inspiration for you as our friends at SpiceRoads choose their top three cycling holidays in Asia. We apologise to your bank balance in advance… Route 1: Saigon to Bangkok (touring) How long should I take off work? 14 days Difficulty: Moderate “Multi-country trips always add a unique[…]

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In the bag

A family holiday to France wasn’t going to put the brakes on Kirsty Bramley’s daily ride… particularly when bagSOLO stepped in to help. Here, she tells us how Bikebox’s new partner makes a cycling (or golfing, or skiing…) holiday easier than ever Tell us a little bit about your trip.[…]

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4 cycle routes in North America

Route 1: Trans-America Trail “The classic route to cross America by bicycle,” says the Adventure Cycling Association of this mammoth 4,262-mile trail, which weaves through national parks, mountain passes, river valleys, historic Native American sites, snowy peaks, college towns and much, much more. Consider this: the route can be ridden[…]

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Andy Lewis

We speak to the newest member of the Bikebox team, paratriathlete Andy Lewis, about how his love of sport got him through his life-changing injury Hi Andy. How are you today? I’m good, a bit tired after returning from the Rotterdam World Championships. It was a really tough race in[…]

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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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