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Editor Rob Spedding heads down to Enigma Bikes in Eastbourne to get himself measured up for our upcoming bespoke bikes feature and proof, if it were needed, that he’s related to apes…
Andy Ward, former Team Cycling Plus member and our regular answerer of medical queries, took part in his first road race a couple of weekends ago. Good job he’s a GP…
Heading your way in the summer, Cycling Plus will be looking into the world of custom bikes. We’ve picked frame builders who offer a variety of styles, materials, design, and finish. We’ll be checking out the services provided by Lynskey, Enigma, and Paulos Quiros. Technical editor Warren Rossiter has got in first and has already been fitted up for a custom carbon race bike from Parlee.
Rutland is one of Britain’s hidden gems with quiet roads and a plethora of cake stops. The huge man-made reservoir of Rutland Water is the icing on the cake with cycling trails, nature reserves and sailing clubs. It’s a perfect place to let the family play while you ride. It may lack the challenging hills of the Yorkshire Dales or Peak District but Velo Club Rutland helped us find enough climbs and interesting roads to offer something to cyclists of all levels.
On August 21 Paul Howard will be taking part in one of the oldest, and toughest, cycling events out there: Paris-Brest-Paris. Before he attempts to ride 1200km in less than 90 hours he looks back at the history of this brilliantly crazy event.
Improved cycle lanes, better bike parking, more people on bikes…and a man in a chicken suit. With Cycling England to disappear in March 2012, Nicola Smith takes a look at its most ambitious project – Cycling Demonstration Towns.
Monday December 13, sees the official launch of the Gran Corsa d’Italia – a chance for 200 amateur riders to ride the route of next year’s Giro d’Italia and raise money for The Prostate Cancer Charity. In an exclusive sneak preview Laura Fletcher caught up with Rapha Condor Sharp team manager John Herety while team rider Kristian House tried out the climb up Mount Etna.
Paul Howard heads to the Hebridean island of Islay to sample whisky, meet Graeme Obree and ride a tandem in this web exclusive Cycling Plus feature…
You can pick up a road bike for £300 or you can blow your life savings. So, asks Pete Giddings, what’s the difference?