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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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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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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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And what New Year resolutions have you made?

New Year Resolutions

Christmas seems such a long time ago now ... but now that all the festivities are over thoughts naturally move to the year ahead and many a New Year resolution will have been made, but how many will be kept?!

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Great cycling reads - for the cycling enthusiast

Whether you want to find out more about your favourite pro rider, are looking for an amusing read or want to improve your cycling knowledge, there are some great books out there. So here is our round up of some of the best.

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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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Winter training camps – the best way to beat the winter blues

Worried about not being fit for those sportives you’ve signed up to ride early next year? Planning a ‘biggie’ such as Etape du Tour? Or just fed up with the weather and fancy getting away from it all ...

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Join a Cycling Club

Join a cycling club

I thought about joining a cycling club for months before taking the plunge. Having spent a summer of doing 30-40 mile rides on my mountain bike, I had a road bike on order and knew I wanted to get more out of cycling.

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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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