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How well do you know the Highway Code?

The Highway Code exists to keep all road users safe, including motorists, horse riders, pedestrians, and cyclists. A mix of laws and advisory guidelines, it covers everything you need to know, from speed limits and vehicle safety to lights, road signs, and markings. Following the Highway Code makes the roads[…]

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No glare eyewear

We talk alot about where you should ride, beautiful scenery and epic climes but being able to view that scenery and keeping your eyes protected from the sun and flying stones is often glossed over. Prior to a trip to Mallorca we decided to invest in some new lenses, and[…]

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Travel files: Osona

Casquette describes it as the “Girona’s savvy rival” so we simply had to find get the 411 on spanking-new cycling hotspot Osona. And who better to give us the lowdown than Cristina Cortés of Osona Cycling Tours?   Hi Cristina. Osona is steadily building up quite the reputation. What makes it such[…]

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Yoga for swimmers

A little post-pool stretch can work wonders for the body and mind. Find five super-simple yoga poses to give a little love to those hard-working muscles and joints of the shoulders, neck, chest, spine and hips. Cat-cow flexions and extensions The simple but sweet cat-cow flow is a dream for[…]

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Way to go

  We asked passionate cyclists and global adventurers SpiceRoads Cycling to choose their top destinations that combine mind-blowing rides, good eating and drop-dead photo opps – and they didn’t disappoint… Where: Mongolia Says who: Daniel Moylan, Managing Director “Mongolia doesn’t always come to mind when you think about top cycling destinations,[…]

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VR Could Improve Biker Safety

If you’ve paid much attention to the expansion of virtual reality technology over the last few years, you’ll know that it’s been spreading out in a number of different ways. Most notably, the basic devices and the games that defined them early on have begun to improve. For instance, late[…]

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4 iconic rides

From whizzing round a velodrome to tackling one of the toughest sportives on the circuit, here are some ideas to add to your must-ride list Mallorca 312 What is it? “One of the toughest endurance events on the planet,” is the short answer, according to Cyclist. The 312km route will see[…]

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By triathletes for triathletes: hill climbs

In the third of our By Triathletes For Triathletes series, pro triathlete and Bikebox founder Sam Gardner shares his advice on perfecting hill climbs. Manage your effort Slow and steady wins the race. Or, more accurately, even and steady wins the race. Blasting your way up hills will sap vital[…]

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By triathletes for triathletes: transitions

In the second of our By Triathletes For Triathletes series, XTERRA giant Sam Gardner shares his advice on nailing those transitions. Practice makes perfect Take the time to plan how you’re going to transition from one discipline to another then practise it… over and over again! It’s no exaggeration to say[…]

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By triathletes for triathletes: descents

The first in our By Triathletes For Triathletes series sees the world’s best off-road triathlete ever, Bikebox’s own Sam Gardner, share tips on how to descend like a winner. Relax Sure, this is easier said than done when you’re flying down a hill at close to XXkph, but relaxing into[…]

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