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A Tale of Two Cities…

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 28/06/2013 14:32pm

…Actually I rode through three cities, but it’s called London-Paris so I’ll discount Amiens.

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Can you beat James Hodgson’s Lake District ride!

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features, Rides | no responses | 18/06/2013 11:41am

It’s simple really – send us your favourite ride and, if Cycling Plus readers think it’s Britain’s Best you’ll win a Boardman Performance Series bike courtesy of Halfords. Chris Boardman himself has picked ride in the Dee Valley and our first reader nominated ride is in the Lakes. Check them out here!

To enter simply take a snap that shows how stunning your ride is or make a 30-second video in which you outline the best bits of your ride. You can post your pictures and videos on Cycling Plus’ Facebook page or email them to cyclingplus@futurenet.com.f your route takes the plaudits you’ll win a Boardman Performance Series road bike courtesy of Halfords. We’ll also have prizes each month for the three best rides submitted – £150 of Halfords.com cycle clothing, accessory and parts vouchers and a Muc-Off bike cleaning packworth £38 for the month’s top ride and a Muc-Off bike cleaning pack for two runners up.

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Peaks practise

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Rides | no responses | 10/06/2013 18:45pm

The Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross is renowned as the toughest ‘cross race in the world. Steve Thomas saddled up with multiple race winner Rob Jebb for a rough-cut blast around a legally rideable version of the race route.

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Riding to Paris to help Parkinson’s suffererers like Cycling Plus legend Roger St Pierre

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 28/05/2013 09:19am

Long serving Cycling Plus contributor Roger St. Pierre is one of more than 100,000 people in the UK known to be suffering the debilitating effects of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic neurological condition.

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Blowing hot and cold…

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 23/05/2013 14:24pm

When regular Cycling Plus photographer Tom Simpson decided he needed a riding challenge entering two of Europe’s toughest sportives – the Marmotte and the Wiggle Dragon Ride – was the natural choice. In the second of his training blogs he blows hot and cold

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Cycling Through The Ages: Your 50s and beyond…

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 18/04/2013 09:00am

In the last of our series on maximising your riding whatever your age we look at cycling into your 50s and beyond…

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Cycling Through The Ages: Your 40s!

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 17/04/2013 09:00am

They say that life begins at 40 (I’m still waiting…). Certainly for more and more of us cycling starts when we hit the big 4-0, here’s how to make the most of it…

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Cycling through the ages: Your 30s

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 16/04/2013 09:00am

Are you old enough to remember Metal Mickey and Spangles? The read on if you want to make the most of cycling in your 30s!

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Cycling through the ages: Your 20s

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 15/04/2013 14:09pm

One of the best things about road cycling is that age is no barrier to taking part. Over the next few days we’ll take a look at what you should be doing to get the most from your cycling however old you are. We kick off with something for those of you lucky to enough to have been born after 1984…

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It’s not supposed to be easy…

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 09/04/2013 14:02pm

When regular Cycling Plus photographer Tom Simpson decided he needed a riding challenge entering two of Europe’s toughest sportives was the natural choice. (Warning: contains a rather grizzly image!)

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