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Cycling in the Lake District

From the most casual of cyclists to seasoned pros, there’s a route for everyone in and around the Lake District. A firm favourite is the Lakes & Dales Loop, a 196-mile circular route that covers some of the most beautiful areas of the Lake District. It’s perfect for all abilities,[…]

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Yoga for athletes

You’re putting in the miles on the road and in the pool, but hopping on the mat could give you the edge you need come race day. We discover three yoga practices that can help improve your performance by developing strength and flexibility in body and mind Extended puppy posture[…]

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5 Ways Cycling Can Help You Lose Weight

Previously, Hannah Mann discussed some of the health benefits of biking, which include lowering your risk of cardiovascular disease and enhancing wellbeing. Not mentioned is that biking is actually perfect for those looking to shed excess pounds. So with that in mind, here are five ways getting on a bike[…]

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The pros of training camps

Not just the preserve of professional triathletes chasing podium places, training camps can be a great boost for age groupers looking to tone up on technique, improve performance or prep for an upcoming race. We snatched 10 minutes with pro triathlete and Bikebox friend Nikki Bartlett ahead of her IRONMAN[…]

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Winter training tips

It’s cold, it’s raining, it’s dark and the reasons for pulling on your Lycra and getting on your bike are diminishing by the day. Thank goodness for pro paratriathlete and Bikebox buddy Andy Lewis whose words of wisdom will keep your triathlon training on track. Stay focused “It’s really important[…]

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Cycle NYC

Skating in Central Park, the Rockefeller Center tree… no wonder our thoughts turn to NYC when Christmas rolls around. While shoppers may have the monopoly during the most wonderful time of the year, cyclists can get their bite of the Big Apple anytime. So ditch your shopping bags and saddle[…]

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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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