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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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The joy of cycling – it’s more beneficial than you might realise

So what is it that makes us all keep pedaling? The happy buzz you get after a really good ride can last for days, the feeling of getting fitter and stronger is fantastic ...

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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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“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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Riding your first sportive

Riding your first sportive event

Taking part in a sportive is a fantastic way of setting yourself a personal challenge. It’s not a race against others, you are simply testing yourself over a set course and aiming to complete it within the time standards set by the organiser. Whether you want to achieve your best time for cycling 30 miles or 130, we’ve got some tips to help make sure you get the most out of the event.

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Find a buddy to go cycling with ...

Free to join, CyclingBuddy is an online community of people who love cycling – from novice to well seasoned, cycling to enjoy the scenery, get fit or lose weight, or putting in some serious miles for training. The site has attracted a global membership, but more importantly you can find like-minded people who live near you.

Cycling Buddy charity ride

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It’s all about the cat… isn’t it?!

Love cats, love cycling? Then what could be better than wearing one of our Simon’s Cat cycle jerseys!

Simon's Cat is a fabulous animated series created by the very talented illustrator Simon Tofield. First appearing in 2007, Simon’s Cat has gained a global following both online and in print. We’ve always loved this funny feline, and when we started Summit Different Simon’s Cat was high on our list of most desirable characters to do business with.

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A must have jersey for all cider loving cyclists!

The Official Stowford Press Cider jersey for 2015

I don't know about you, but I'm not a regular cider drinker unless its a hot summers afternoon following a BBQ in the garden.  However, following a trip to Westons Brewery earlier this year and some copious sampling of their vast range of ciders, well it would have been rude not to ... we were so impressed we just had to do their new jersey.  After a phone call to Westons Cider and a few coffee's later, we now have the all new 2015 Stowford Press Cider jersey.

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**NEW RELEASE** Rubik's Cube Cycle Jersey

They may only be 1 solution to completing the Rubik's Cube ... but now there is only 1 Rubik's Cube Cycle Jersey!

Since January we have been working with the team at Rubik's Brand to bring you the first ever Rubik's Cube cycle jersey.  If you are a Rubik’s Cube fan that loves cycling then this has to be the jersey for you.

Rubik's Cube Cycling Jersey

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