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How to pack a bike for a flight – 8 easy steps

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 07/03/2014 12:00pm

If you’re thinking of taking your bike abroad this year for a riding holiday, chances are you’re going to need to pack it for a flight.

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2012 Ride Across America

From sea to shining sea…

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 19/09/2013 22:55pm

Cycling Plus reader Dr David Ashton and his wife Chrissie set their sights on the Ride Across America in 2012 – it was a journey that would test them to the limit and give them memories that they would never forget…

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HotChillee Alpine Challenge 2013

The day of reckoning…

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 14/09/2013 18:12pm
So – day two of the 2013 HotChillee Alpine Challenge. Much warmer, sunnier and not a hint of rain in the crystal blue sky but just the same brutal climbing and full gas riding from my group one buddies. Today, as promised, I got a proper pro peloton experience as we tackled the Col des Aravis, used 39 times by the Tour, writes Richard Schofield.

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Opening trial - HotChillee Alpine Challenge 2013

Why did I have to try so hard?

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 13/09/2013 12:28pm
Through over exuberant riding and the cruel hand of fate, I’ve ended up in the fastest group at the HotChillee Alpine Challenge, says Cycling Plus Magazine’s Richard Schofield…

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Richard and his bike are ready for bed

But the best bit is that you get to sleep with your bike…

| Blog, Cycling Plus | no responses | 12/09/2013 16:38pm
So my bike survived. Whatever abuse the airline staff gave it while it was out of my sight didn’t seem to cause any lasting damage and with a little bit of my own cack-handed assembly work then a big dose of help from the excellent HotChillee mechanics (thank you Nigel and Graeme!) my bike was back in one piece and running sweetly.

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Haute Route Pyrenees

Race Review: Haute Route Pyrenees

| Cycling Plus | no responses | 09/09/2013 10:01am

Twelve months on after racing, and finishing, the first edition of the Haute Route Alps, I’m back for more, only this time in the Pyrenees.

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Toilets in Italy - worth a dance.

Meanwhile, in Italy…

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 06/06/2013 08:30am

MBUK’s Head Cultural Attaché, Ric, reports from Italy.

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Progression bikes

Win a mountain biking break in the Scottish Highlands!

| Blog, Competitions, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 12/02/2013 08:23am

Competition time! Two-night stay and a day’s guided riding in Dunkeld

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Kenta Gallagher styling it at Lee Quarry

Video: 2012 Olympic cross-country hopefuls

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 09/12/2011 09:40am

Kenta Gallagher, Annie Last and Grant Ferguson shred Lee Quarry pump track

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Dave Weagle

Dave Weagle interview

| Blog, Mountain Biking Uk | no responses | 18/11/2011 09:00am

Whether you ride one of his several suspension platforms or not, Dave Weagle is important. He’s a great example of one of the many bike designers committed to finding the ever-elusive ‘better’.

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