Cyclists are a competitive bunch. Faster, harder, higher is the mantra that so many of us live by. This goes some way to explain the roaring success of Strava.
Cycling Plus contributor, Andy Ward and his cycling buddies escape to Majorca for some serious cycling and some silly descents!
Cycling Plus issue 276 is on the shelves and ready to pick up now! Our July issue features everything you’ve come to know and love, plus we test pedals for any budget, shades to suit any style, touring bikes ready for adventure and Di2 bikes for super-slick shifting.
Last Thursday I had the opportunity to take part in a preview ride of the Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Mercia with Dame Sarah Storey, the latest closed road event to be added to collection of events under the Etape Series umbrella.
Sportives aren’t usually considered an extreme form of cycling – but riders who tackled the gale force winds, flooded roads and torrential rain in Sunday’s Tour o’ the Borders may beg to differ.
Cycling Plus issue 274 is now ready for your reading pleasure! Our May issue is packed with all our usual goodies plus we put light weight jackets and bargain race tyres to the test, put our bespoke bicycles to the test and check out carbon, steel and aluminium bikes for under £1500.
Get to know Cycling Plus contributor and registered dietitian and sports nutritionist Renee McGregor, who is based at the University of Bath Sports Clinic and Human Performance Centre
Some press trips take you to London or Manchester or even Sheffield. And then some take you to Barbados.
Yesterday, I ventured far from Cycling Plus HQ in Bath (well, an hour and half on the train) to sunny London town, to attend the launch of the Hero Ride for Help for Heroes (H4H) at Horse Guard Parade.
The next brand spanking new issue of Cycling Plus this year is in the shops now packed with all our usual goodies plus we put shoes and saddles to the test, put disc-brake road bikes through their paces and feature Olympic and Paralympic cycling stars Lizzie Armitstead and Sarah Storey.