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Bikeradar Training Hub will get you ride ready at London Bike Show!

| Blog, Cycling Plus, News | no responses | 05/01/2012 10:05am

If you’re looking for that extra bit of motivation to help you achieve your 2012 cycling goals then get along to the London Bike Show from Thursday January 12, and take advantage of the brilliant BikeRadar Training hub which will give you access to a wide range of cycling-specific physiological assessments and coaching advice.

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Popularity contest

| Blog, Cycling Plus, News | no responses | 05/12/2011 13:27pm

This weekend ITV’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here reality show saw a bloke from a band I don’t like crowned ‘King of the Jungle’ by TV two hosts I’m not especially fond of. But what do I know? Dougie Poynter’s McFly have sold well over one million records and I’m A Celebrity… hosted by Ant and Dec regularly drew in more than 11-million viewers. They’re popular. It is personal opinion, of course, but that doesn’t make them good.

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I’m a cyclist…so do I have to vote #CAV4SPOTY?

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 02/12/2011 12:16pm

This year’s shortlist for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award has caused Jeremy Clarkson levels of controversy for not including deserving female champions like Chrissie Wellington and Sarah Stevenson, but at least cyclists will all be voting for Mark Cavendish…

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Get yourself an early Christmas present – London Bike Show tickets!

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 01/12/2011 17:00pm

There’s less than a month left for you to take advantage of our special money-saving offer on tickets for the London Bike Show!

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Farewell my furry friend…

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 30/11/2011 17:46pm

30 days of hair growth gets it first thing tomorrow morning. I’m not going to miss it (and neither is my wife), but at least I’ve discovered posh shaving cream…

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Cycling Plus Routes – Peak District

| Blog, Cycling Plus, Rides | no responses | 16/11/2011 16:19pm

Britain’s first National Park has a stunning combination of rugged moorland and lush dales. It also has some epic road climbs. Whether you like long, steady ascents or short killers, there’s something for everyone. Search hard enough and you might even find some flat bits… The main hotspots can be busy on bank holidays and weekends but there are enough quiet roads to ensure you have the time of your life.

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Win a framed and signed Mark Cavendish jersey!

| Blog, Cycling Plus, News | no responses | 15/11/2011 12:19pm

We’ve teamed up with Raleigh and Moa to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a framed HTC-Highroad jersey signed by Mr Mark Cavendish himself during this year’s Giro d’Italia. To win just click here and enter our exclusive competition.

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Red Bull Mini Drome madness

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 04/11/2011 16:18pm

Check out the action from the last weekend’s at the Red Bull Mini Drome in Manchester. Mad, brilliant and, in a couple of cases, painful!

Red Bull Mini Drome Manchester

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Cycling Plus Route – Haworth Cobbles

| Cycling Plus, Rides | no responses | 04/11/2011 13:00pm

Over the next few weeks we’ll be uploading some of our best Big Rides for you to download, transfer to your GPS and enjoy. We kick off with a cobbled classic…

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A hairy situation

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 01/11/2011 09:00am

When I was growing up in the 1970s, moustaches were cool. And I wanted one. When I actually started growing face hair, the ‘tache had fallen out of fashion and, sadly, goatee beards seemed to become ‘cool’. As I didn’t dig the Timothy Claypole look I avoided growing one. Luckily Movember means that I can now grow a Freddie Mercury/Tom Selleck/pre-pubescent schoolboy-style ‘tache all in the aid of charity. Judging by past efforts of riders like Dave Zabriskie I don’t think I’ll make it into the pantheon of best hairy-lipped cyclists though…

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