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Dave Lloyd – Still Riding Hard!

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 26/03/2013 09:13am

We sent Rick Robson out North Wales to see if he could keep up with former pro-turned-coach Dave Lloyd. He came back tired but with a brilliant cycling route in Wales.

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Meet Team Specialized Cycling Plus: Andrew Deaner

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 26/03/2013 09:00am

Andrew Deaner, the second of our readers joining Team Specialized Cycling Plus for the Rat Race Road Trip explains why he’s signed up for this awesome challenge!

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Meet Team Specialized Cycling Plus: Ken Ferguson

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 22/03/2013 13:00pm

The Team Specialized Cycling Plus quartet are cooking up a storm as they prepare for May’s Rat Race Road Trip – riding from London to Edinburgh in two days…And it’s just starting to sink in for Ken Ferguson!

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Cooking Up A Team!

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Features | no responses | 21/03/2013 12:30pm

When we put a call out for a reader to join Team Specialized Cycling Plus on May’s Rat Race Road Trip we only expected a tiny number of you to get in touch. It’s a pretty daunting challenge – 400 miles between London and Edinburgh in just two days really isn’t for the faint-hearted. We were surprised, then, when more than 50 of you applied!

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Help Boardman Bikes and Cycling Plus find Britain’s best ride!

| Cycling Plus | no responses | 10/03/2013 15:12pm

On a grey and chilly day last week British cycling legend Chris Boardman took Cycling Plus on the ride he considers to be the best in Britain. You’ll be able to read about Chris’s favourite route in issue 275, which hits the shops on April the 30th and, curiously enough, we want you to disagree with him!

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Introducing Alex Peters!

| Cycling Plus | no responses | 01/03/2013 16:12pm

© Geoff Waugh/Madison GenesisLess than 24hrs after finishing the recent, and gruelling, 4-day Challenge Mallorca, Tobias Mews managed to catch up with Team Madison-Genesis’ youngest and possibly most enthusiastic rider, 18-year Alex Peters.

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It’s been a testing time…

| Cycling Plus | no responses | 01/03/2013 09:59am

Today sees the April issue – number 273 – of Cycling Plus hit the shops. And it’s not just any issue – it’s our Bike of the Year Issue! This year we’ve put 40 – yes 40 – brilliant road bikes through their paces…

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A better class of holiday snap…

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 15/02/2013 11:00am

We love these pictures of Team Madison Genesis taken by top photographer Geoff Waugh on their recent training camp in Majorca, we stole them*!

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Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100 Ride Preview

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 07/02/2013 15:19pm

On a damp and murky day in late October I was invited to join a select bunch of riders to take part in a highly secretive recce ride of the Surrey section of the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 route.

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Ready for launch!

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 29/01/2013 15:43pm

In 2013 we’ll be following the progress of brand new British team Madison Genesis. Launched at the London Bike Show on January 19, the team blends a mix of experience – team manager Roger Hammond and senior pro Dean Downing – and youth – the likes of Alex Peters and Brennan Townshend. And in a break from the norm they’ll be racing on steel Genesis Volare bikes! In the first blog from the team first year pro Chris Snook relives an eventful first day…

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