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Have you been glued to your seat during the Rio Olympics?

It’s been an epic week or so for cycling. So the road races didn’t quite go to plan, but they were thrilling to watch .. 

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Women’s cycling is going from strength to strength – and Rosie the Riveter has never been more relevant!

Watch out for some the very best women in the sport today. World champion Lizzie Armitstead is on good form and working towards the Rio Olympic Games.

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Thinking of a summer cycling holiday this year?

Just imagine it: no worries about stuffing a waterproof jacket in your jersey pocket, developing those cycling tan lines, fantastic scenery, exciting new routes to discover, the chance to meet new people.

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The joy of cycling in the summer is not far away ... are you ready?

Can you feel the temperature rising?! Admittedly, the weather’s been a bit unpredictable recently, but there are definitely warmer days on the way.

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How will you fill your cycling diary in 2016?

The changeable weather may mean that time in the saddle has been compromised recently, but you’re probably beginning to think about plans for how you’ll spend the spring and summer months.

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How to survive the winter months when you can’t get on your bike

Winter cycling

Cycling is a great form of exercise, but we could all probably do with a little variation in our training to stretch leg muscles and strengthen the core.

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Fancy taking to the track ... Velodrome Cycling?

There’s no doubt about it, track cycling is an incredibly exciting spectator sport – the thrill of watching super-human cyclists whopping round a velodrome, their high speed skill and quick thinking, wheels so close it makes you wince, there is nothing else quite like a track race!

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Planning to ride all year round? Get kitted out for the colder months!

Winter cycling

So it’s bye-bye summer and hello cold, frosty mornings. It doesn’t have to mean hibernating in your onesie on the weekends, you just have to make sure you’re dressed appropriately for the weather. The challenge is to not overdress.

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“Riding like a girl” – is cycling sexist?

Womens cycling event

So a couple of weeks ago Oleg Tinkov, owner of pro team Tinkoff-Saxo published a tweet that stated Chris Froome was ‘riding like a girl’ in the Vuelta. Yes, that bloke who rather convincingly won the Tour de France was, in Tinkov’s opinion, riding very poorly and that equated

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Happy 4th Birthday to us and here's 20% OFF to celebrate!!!

Wow, where does the time go? It seems that in the blink of an eye Summit Different has reached the grand old age of four! In cycling terms that pretty much equates with ditching the stabilisers, wobbling for those first few moments, gradually gaining control, and then loving the ride!

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