Some press trips take you to London or Manchester or even Sheffield. And then some take you to Barbados.
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!
Strava is the GPS app that can transform your riding, turn every climb into a race and looks set to change the face of cycling, says John Whitney…
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.
We love these pictures of Team Madison Genesis taken by top photographer Geoff Waugh on their recent training camp in Majorca, we stole them*!
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.
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.
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…
Back in 2010, my cycling received a massive boost when I received an exciting email. Along with three other lucky cyclists, I had been chosen to be a member of Team Cycling Plus – the magazine’s reader team.
May the 3rd 2013 marks the start of one of the most ambitious and toughest sportives the UK has ever seen: the Rat Race Road Trip. After starting from Tower Bridge in London, riders will then have the simple to task of riding to… Edinburgh Castle in Scotland. That’s 400 miles. Oh, and they’ve got to do it in either just four or two days!