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Best of Memories: Neil Martin

Two very different 1970’s memories from former British champion Neil Martin – one with Aussie hero Phil Anderson at the AC BB and the other from his teenage racing days on a tandem! (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Maura Claffey

Today’s lockdown Q&A is with Maura (Maurabellla) Claffey of Brother UK/Onform who is based in Dublin (Ireland)  and has her my own physiotherapy practice – Beyond Baseline Physiotherapy (more…)

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E-Racing Q&A: Rebecca Dawes (RFDA cycling team)

Today’s E-Racing question and answer is with young Rebecca Dawes (RFDA cycling team) who loves the virtual racing (more…)

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E-Racing Q&A: Paul Moss

A detail packed Q&A from Paul Moss, Chairman of Stowmarket & District CC and running an Ipswich and District Cycle Association Zwift TT league (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Tom Wright (Brother UK/Onform)

Today’s lockdown Q & A is from Tom Wright of (Brother UK/Onform) who is based in Spalding, (south Lincolnshire) and who’s highlight in 2019 was the chance to race in Belgium (more…)

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Best of Memories: Quickstep’s Giro d’Italia

More best of Memories, this time from the riders at Deceuninck – Quick-Step – Juan Manuel Garate, Jérôme Pineau,  Iljo Keisse and Bob Jungels who reveal their moment of glory at the Corsa Rosa. (more…)

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Best of Memories: Tom Murray (Minty)

Going through the pics in my archives, former pro Tom Murray is one of the riders who is constantly in the mix in races – he lets us in on what his favourite memories in cycling are… (more…)

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E-Racing: Sharon Bird (Edinburgh)

Another look at E-Racing, this time from Sharon Bird, an e-racer for the Wahoo LeCol team who is based in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, Scotland and was third in the British champs in 2019 (more…)

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Best of Memories: Max Stedman (Canyon DHB)

Winner of the Tour Of Antalya (Turkey), Max Stedman of Canyon DHB gives us his best memories in the sport so far (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Bailey Wilmot (Brother UK/Onform)

Today’s Lockdown Q&A is with Bailey Wilmot of Brother UK/Onform who is based just on the edge of the Peak District (Derbyshire) and who’s last race was the Eddie Soens in March (more…)

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News: Race Program for Trek Stars

Trek Segafredo star riders, Vincenzo Nibali, Richie Porte, Bauke Mollema, Mads Pedersen, Jasper Stuyven & Lizzie Deignan reveal/confirm race programs for new 2020 season (more…)

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E-Racing Q&A: George Mills-Keeling (Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling)

A keen rider with E-racing is George Mills-Keeling (Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling)  who finds it a lot of fun and says he would still race on Zwift if Covid stopping normal racing as he finds e-racing  makes for super good training.  (more…)

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Best of Moments: Anna Kay (CX Star)

Bronze medalist in the 2020 World Championships (U23 Women), Anna Kay, ‘the new British sensation’ said the UCI in an article last year, has been at the forefront of the sport of cyclocross and in our Best of Memories series, gives us an awesome account of her best memories so far in her young career […]

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Lockdown Q&A: Bryn Richards (Brother UK/Onform)

New! We have another Lockdown Q&A from the Brother UK/Onform team, this time with Bryn Richards, a first year junior (17) from Spalding (Lincs) who races road, cyclo cross and some time trials (more…)

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Best of Memories: Steve Joughin (Pro Vision Clothing)

The pocket rocket from the Isle of Man, Steve Joughin, recalls the trip he had to do to get to races in Britain from the Rock … (more…)

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E-Racing Q&A: Gavin Dempster

Third in the British E-Racing championship in 2019, Gavin Dempster knows E-Racing well and rides for one of the top ranked teams on Zwift, ‘Saris + The Pro’s Closet’ (more…)

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Lockdown Q&As: Ieuan Woods (Team Brother UK-OnForm)

The Lockdown Q&As continue, this time with the very strange (see the picture) Ieuan Woods from Team Brother UK-OnForm (more…)

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The Best of Memories: Doug Holland

  For me at VeloUK, this is perhaps the most special of people I have known as Doug helped me during my years as a junior in my home town in Australia – here are his best memories (more…)

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E-Racing Q & A: Lance Childs

From the experience of TDF rider Adrian Timmis in the first of the series to a young talent from trainSharp, Lance Childs, who tells us about his E-Racing in the second in the series (more…)

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Best Memories: Carole Leigh, Scott Davies & Chris Walker

In today’s The Best of Memories Series, we hear from official Carole Leigh who worked at London 2012, Welsh World Tour pro Scott Davies & British legend Chris Walker (more…)

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Team feature: James Knox Lockeddown

The 24-year-old Deceuninck – Quick-Step rider, James Knox, talks about life in lockdown and getting his head kicked in by the grippy roads and hard terrain in Cumbria after escaping from Andorra! (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Hannah Lancaster (Brother UK/Team OnForm)

Today’s Lockdown Q&A is with Hannah Lancaster (Brother UK/Team OnForm) who is based in Shropshire and who’s highlight in 2019 was riding the Curlew Cup (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Travis Bramley (Saint Piran Development Team)

Former triathlete Travis Bramley from the South West rides for the Saint Piran Development team and in this feature length Q&A gives us an insight into how he went from triathlon to cycling and how’s dealing with lockdown (more…)

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E-Racing: Adrian Timmis

A rider who knows how to finish a proper bike race, the Tour de France no less (1987), Adrian Timmis is still racing and in this first series feature on E-Racing, he takes the e-racing quiz… (more…)

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The Best of Memories: Colin Sturgess

New Series! In the first of a series called “The Best of Memories”, we find out from superstar Colin Sturgess what his best memories are in the sport of cycling (more…)

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Rider Chat: Chris Opie (Saint Piran)

There might not be any racing but Saint Piran’s new signing for 2020 Chris Opie is keeping busy promoting his home part of the country – we have a chat on what he’s up to (more…)

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trainSharp Coaching: The Process

The Coaching Process: walking through the trainSharp new athlete process, what it involves and what you can expect as a rider (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Joe Sutton (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

In the last of the current Lockdown Q&As, we quiz Joe Sutton (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK) based in Kent but isn’t phased by training on the turbo… (more…)

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Lockdown Q&As – Christina Wiejak

Christina rides for Jadan-Cyclespace Vive le Velo and is currently a postgraduate student based in Leeds but at home in Cumbria. (more…)

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Paolo Bettini Looks back at Pink in the Giro

Fifteen years after his first day in the pink jersey, the two-time World Champion Paolo Bettini looked back on his feats at that Giro d’Italia (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Julian Varley (Cycling Sheffield)

Another Lockdown Q & A from the Cycling Sheffield Elite cycling team with Julian Varley of Harrogate (more…)

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Lockdown with Ben Foames

This latest lockdown Q & A is with Ben Foames of TBW23/Stuart Hall/trainSharp who has just spent three years in Belgium and is now based In South East England in Kent and working part time. (more…)

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News: Stealth Look for Ribble e-Bike

Ribble’s flagship and award-winning electric road bike, the SL e, is now available in an all-new Anthracite colourway, complete with silver accents enhancing its sophisticated stealth look even further. (more…)

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Feature: Dan Ellmore (Lincoln GP Organiser)

It seems so long ago now, but at the end of February I sat down with two people who have a very long running association with the Lincoln Grand Prix; the current organiser Dan Ellmore (2020 will be his 5th) and the organiser of all but 15 of the 65, Ian Emmerson. (more…)

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News: Mitchelton Scott Men on UCI Calendar

Matt White and Luke Durbridge from Mitchelton Scott give their reactions to the revised UCI WorldTour calendar was released by the UCI yesterday (more…)

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Lockdown Feature: Q&A with Jonny Wale

Part of the world class Huub Wattbike track team and one of the funniest & nicest guys you can meet, we have a great read from Jonny Wale Team Pursuit & Kilo champion & Silver medallist in the Individual Pursuit (more…)

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News: Reaction’s from Mitchelton-SCOTT on Calendar

Reactions from the riders at Mitchelton – Scott after the UCI released the new look 2020 race calendar for Women’s WorldTour  (more…)

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Lockdown Feature: Quick-Step’s sports directors most memorable days in the saddle

In a lockdown feature from  Deceuninck – Quick-Step, the team’s Sports directors’ Davide Bramati, Brian Holm, Geert Van Bondt, Rik Van Slycke, Klaas Lodewyck, Wilfried Peeters and Tom Steels look back on some of their most memorable days in the saddle. (more…)

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News: Gent Wevelgem in October!

The first Gent-Wevelgem took place in September in 1934 & now, 86 years later, there is a chance that there will be a Gent-Wevelgem for the second time in the autumn on Sunday 11th of October (Elite Men and Women) (more…)

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News: Quickstep on Revised Calendar

Reactions from Julian Alaphilippe, Remco Evenepoel and Zdenek Stybar of Deceuninck – Quick-Step  about the new schedule for 2020 (more…)

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News: Women’s Paris-Roubaix

Team reaction – The Trek-Segafredo women’s team give their reaction to the news that ASO will be organising a Women’s Paris-Roubaix in 2020 (more…)

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UCI Reveals New Calendar for 2020

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) today announced the revised 2020 calendars for the UCI WorldTour and UCI Women’s WorldTour (more…)

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NEW! Lockdown Q&A with Neah Evans

Commonwealth Games, Worlds and European championship medallist/champion Neah Evans from Scotland is the next star to take the lockdown quiz … (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Howard Shaw (trainSharp)

This lockdown Q & A is with Howard Shaw who races for the trainSharp team, is a full time builder and his last race was a hardriders in East Sussex where he was third (more…)

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Lockdown Feature: Josh Hand (Vitus Pro Cycling Mechanic)

Great insight into being the mechanic for the Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK team as we quiz Josh Hand about his job looking after the Vitus bikes … (more…)

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Q&A for Shannon Kelly (Irish triathlete)

Lockdown is a worldwide phenomenon and so we have a lockdown Q&A from Irish based  triathlete Shannon Kelley in Dublin who is an ambassador for Estrella Bikes (more…)

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Lockdown Q&As: Mak Larkin (Rotor Race Team)

The youngest rider to take part in the Lockdown quiz on VeloUK is Mak Larkin (Rotor Race Team) from the South East (more…)

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Feature: Surviving lockdown Rebecca Richardson

A lockdown feature written by by Timothy John on hill climber Rebecca Richardson who is sponsored by Brother UK (more…)

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News: Ribble reveal CGR Titanium

Ribble Cycles R&D team is proud to announce the launch of the new redesigned and re-imagined Titanium framed CGR Ti, (more…)

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Lockdown Q & A: Stephen Bradbury (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

A rider at home on the road or track, Stephen Bradbury of the Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK team gives us an insight into his experience of Lockdown (more…)

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Feature: Sports Nutrition

We all know that nutrition can play a big role in our performance and good nutrition can be the difference between winning and not finishing, so here are three trainSharp top tips to Sports Nutrition (more…)

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Cameron Fraser Completes 262km Indoor Ride for Charity

On Sunday 26 April, Nuun-Sigma Sports-London RT owner/manager Cameron Fraser was due to be working at the London Marathon but instead set himself the epic challenge of riding 262km on Zwift for charity (more…)

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News: London Bike Show

The London Bike Show will be back in March 2021 after the date in July proves to be no longer an option (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Liv Bent

This lockdown Q&A is with Liv Bent of Jadan Cyclespace -Vive le Velo who is a part time rider studying at Loughborough University but currently living at home in Carlisle. (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Cycling Holiday Spain

From a full gas training camp to an empty Spanish resort packed with five star facilities, the Covid 19 crisis has crippled many a business – we quiz family business CHS on how they are coping (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Tim Torrie

This latest Lockdown Q&A is with Tim Torrie of TBW23 Stuart Hall Cycling P/B trainSharp Cycle Coaching – brought to you by trainSharp (more…)

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Lockdown Q & A with Nathan Smith

Lockdown Q & A with Nathan Smith of Cycling Sheffield who is based in North Yorkshire. Brought to you by Bioracer UK (more…)

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Feature: Bob Jungels – Winning Liège–Bastogne–Liège

The 27-year-old Deceuninck – Quick-Step rider Bob Jungels is one of the only three Luxembourgers to have triumphed at the prestigious Monument – here’s an interview in a team feature (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Jess Cobbe (Rotor Race Team)

We have another lockdown Q&A from the Rotor Race Team, this time from self employed sports massage therapist Jess Cobbe based in Leicestershire (more…)

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Interview: Chris McGlinchey (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

Winner on Saturday night in the Zwift Classics Pro-Am series event, the Crit City Slam e-race, was Ireland’s Chris McGlinchey (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK) – we chatted afterwards (more…)

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Lockdown Q & A with Chrissie Slot

Lockdown Q & A with Chrissie Slot of Team Jadan Cyclespace Vive le Velo who has been cycling for two years and works part time. “I graduated last summer, so this year I wanted more of a relaxed year in which I could dedicate a bit more time to cycling” (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Lance Childs

Here is another Lockdown Q&A, this one with 16 year old Lance Childs who rides for the trainSharp Junior Development Team, has had a win already in 2020 and is studying sport at Canterbury College (more…)

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News: Cameron Fraser’s Charity Challenge

Cameron Fraser, owner/manager of top-10 ranked UK based elite cycling team Nuun-Sigma Sports-London RT, is pushing himself to the limit for a good cause this month, riding a 262km charity challenge on Zwift for Prostate Cancer UK…. (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Gemma Sargent

This latest lockdown feature is with Gemma Sargent of Jadan Cyclespace -Vive le Velo who is based in the North West of the UK and works full time at Merlin Cycles as a customer service advisor (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Leon Mazzone

In this latest Lockdown Q&A, we chat to new signing for Crimson Orientation Marketing RT who are also sponsored by Brother UK, Leon Mazzone (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Nick Smart-Jones

Better known as NSJ, Nick Smart-Jones is part of the trainSharp team (family) and a passionate part time ultra cyclist based in Sussex, UK who will be joining 80 others to raise money by cycling round the world on Zwift! (more…)

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Lockdown Q & A: Sally Turner (trainSharp)

This lockdown Q & A is with Sally Turner, mother of five, who’s cycling discipline is time trialing and she races for the people that coach her, trainSharp (more…)

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Lockdown Q & A with David Carr (Rotor Race Team)

Continuing our Lockdown Series, this is from self-employed plumber and carpenter, David Carr (Rotor Race Team) who enjoys some cross country mountain biking (more…)

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News: Over £12,000 raised for Kingston Hospital

Over the weekend, members of Kingston Wheelers Cycling Club jumped on their turbo trainers to raise money for staff at Kingston Hospital by tackling a virtual elevation challenge. (more…)

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Lockdown with Peter Merritt (TBW23 Stuart Hall Cycling p/b trainSharp)

Lock down question and answer with Peter Merritt of TBW23 Stuart Hall Cycling p/b trainSharp who works but is currently on furlough and is based in Britain (more…)

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Rider Chat: Joey Walker (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

With no road racing, riders like British Circuit Race Champion Joey Walker (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK) are turning to Zwift for some action – we chat (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! with Darnell Moore (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

Over in Ireland, Darnell Moore of Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK is having to get used to no racing after a season opener at the GP Samyn UCI 1.1 in Belgium (more…)

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Bikes: Ribble Weldtite Team Bike

At races before lockdown, I have had riders outside of the Ribble Weldtite team say to me how great the Ribble team bike looks so I thought we’d take a look at the race winning Endurance SL R  with help from Jamie Burrows and Jack Rees (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Connie Hayes (AWOL Worx)

More Q&A’s with those in the racing community, this one with Connie Hayes (AWOL Worx) who is a full time student at Queen Mary university and based in East London (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A! With CX Star Ben Turner

After a winter of cyclocross in Europe, Ben Turner’s road season has been taken away from him by the Covid 19 crisis – we chat (more…)

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News: 2020 UCI Calendar Reshuffle

Tour de France to take place from August to September, followed by the World Championships, the Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta a España, Monuments rescheduled as well. (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A: Lexi Brown (Cycle Capital Team Noord Holland)

A really interesting Lockdown Q&A with Lexi Brown who is based in the Netherlands working full time as the Senior Media Manger for adidas Europe and also supports The Cyclists Alliance  (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Kieran Savage

The lockdown quiz series continues (I have more!) with Kieran Savage of Cycling Sheffield who is based in Kippax (pronounced Chipesch) near Leeds, winner of the ‘Magnificent 7’ last month. (more…)

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Paris-Roubaix: Cobbles from Hell

Deceuninck – Quick-Step asked some of their riders, who between them have more than 40 starts in “The Hell of the North” which is the toughest Paris-Roubaix cobblestone sector? (more…)

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Detraining; how much fitness will I lose?

With the cancellation of cycling events across the UK, competitive cyclists have a decision to make; to continue training and reap the rewards, or stop training all together due to lack of motivation. trainSharp’s Connor Murphy looks at detraining and how much fitness you will lose (more…)

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Feature: Tough Days

Deceuninck – Quick-Step’s sports directors Davide Bramati, Brian Holm, Wilfried Peeters, Klaas Lodewyck, Tom Steels, Geert Van Bondt and Rik Van Slycke speak about pain and suffering in their days as pro riders. (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! With George Mills-Keeling (Ribble Weldtite)

In the latest Lockdown! quiz, we question George Mills-Keeling (Ribble Weldtite) who was a full time student at his local sixth form before COVID-19 struck. (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! With Adam Kenway (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

Former Hill climb Champion and a rider who has a habit of getting in the breakaways in races, we quiz Adam Kenway on what he’s doing during Lockdown in Britain (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A with Neil Martin

Neil Martin (Dan’s dad) is a former British RR Champion and winner of the Lincoln GP as well multiple stages in the Milk Race (Tour of Britain). Nowadays, Neil is manager of the Under 23 Irish National Road team and based in Girona on Lockdown! We chat … (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! With the Isle of Man’s Conor Davies (Saint Piran)

In the latest Lockdown! quiz, the Isle of Man’s Conor Davies (Saint Piran) tells us about life on the Isle of Man at this time (more…)

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Team Q&A: Chris Opie at Saint Piran

Chris Opie has officially joined the Saint Piran Elite cyclingteam and even though there’s no racing at the moment, his experience and influence is already being felt in the team. Here’s a Q&A (more…)

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Lockdown Q&A! Chris McNamara (Nuun – Sigma Sports London RT)

Lockdown Q & A with trainSharp’s road and time trial coach Chris McNamara who races for Nuun – Sigma Sports London RT and  is based in East Sussex (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Josh Housley (Team PB Performance)

This lockdown feature is with Josh Housley who rides for Team PB Performance. Josh is based on the Nottingham/Derbyshire border so the Peaks are his playground (more…)

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News: Zwift X Ribble Spring Series launched

Ribble Cycles are delighted to announce the launch of a new Ribble Spring Series on Zwift whereby anyone has the chance to ride, train with and compete against, Pro riders of the Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling team (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Tom Couzens (Zappi Racing)

More Lockdown stories, this time with Tom Couzens of the under 23 Zappi racing team who has suddenly found himself a full time cyclist as school was cancelled! (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! With Mikey Mottram (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

Another of the team’s winners and breakaway specialists, Mikey Mottram of Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK gives us an insight into Lockdown in the South East. (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! With Caroline Stewart (the Bianchi Dama)

Our next Lockdown! feature is with Caroline Stewart, the Assistant Manager and Race Mechanic of the Bianchi Dama Women’s Cycling team (more…)

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LOCKDOWN with Matt Taylor (Cycling Sheffield)

Third in the Eddie Soens Memorial in March, the next Lockdown quiz is with Cycling Sheffield’s Matt Taylor who is based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A Trevor Reade (UCI Comms)

It’s not only riders who missing races, UCI International Commissaire Trevor Reade is another without races to go to… (more…)

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Cycling Glossary

When I asked readers for their favourite cycling terms, those below are most of what came in including Nudge, Bollard, Chopper, Echelon, Spat and so many more (more…)

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LOCKDOWN with Tom Portsmouth (Urbano Cycling Team)

The latest lockdown chat is with Tom Portsmouth of the Urbano Cycling Team who even has a video in his to watch! (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Andy Turner (Swift Carbon Pro Cycling)

Lockdown with Andy Turner who rides for Swift Carbon Pro Cycling and is based in Herefordshire (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! With Alice Lethbridge

A star in time trials and road races, Alice Lethbridge tells us about how she is coping with Lockdown in Britain (more…)

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Yves Lampaert: “De Ronde is our World Championships”

The former Belgian Champion Yves Lampaert ( Deceuninck – Quick-Step) expressed his thoughts on the importance of the race, its absence and Sunday’s virtual edition of Flanders (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Joe Nally (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK)

Joe Nally (Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK) has had to suffer lockdown longer than most of us due to glandular fever and is slowly getting back into training in the hope of some racing in the coming months (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A Louise Jones (UCI Comms)

Too many years ago, I would see Louise and Phil Jones when visiting their race the Five Valleys. Now the former sprint champion is in Brisbane, Australia with Phil and family. We find out what’s happening in Lockdown there… (more…)

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Feature: trainSharp top 10 Indoor Training Tips

In these uncertain times a large majority of us will be spending a considerable amount of time on our indoor trainers so here’s trainSharp’s Connor Murphy’s top 10 Indoor Training Tips (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! with Madeleine Gammons (Team Boompods)

Lockdown Q & A with Madeleine Gammons (Team Boompods) studying sport and exercise science at the University of Birmingham & currently based at home in Lincolnshire (more…)

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News: Tour of Flanders Sunday

The real Tour of Flanders has been postponed but the organisers have found an alternative for the Tour of Flanders this Sunday – with the first virtual edition ever, as well a radio play featuring 104 years of Flanders Finest (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Adam Lewis (BEAT Cycling Club)

Lockdown chat with Adam Lewis who rides for BEAT Cycling Club, a Dutch UCI continental team and Adam is usually based in Belgium until this virus poked its nose in where its not wanted. (more…)

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Result: Harold “H” Nelson Memorial

Steve Jolley of Onimpex Bioracer RT, Rob Watkinson and John Moore winners at the Harold “H” Nelson Memorial on March 8 at Darley Moor #resultcatchup (more…)

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Ribble Cycles releases the Endurance Ti Disc

Ribble Cycles have added a new model to their award-winning road bike line-up with the titanium Ribble Endurance Ti Disc. (more…)

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Matt White: The Situation, the Tour, the Season

After almost four weeks since Mitchelton-SCOTT team’s initial decision to withdraw from all racing due to concerns around the impact of COVID-19, the team caught up with head sport director Matt White (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Tom Mazzone of Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK

We continue our series looking at riders in Lockdown by quizzing Tom Mazzone of Vitus Pro Cycling p/b Brother UK who is on the Isle of Man (more…)

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Result: CC London 20m Team Time Trial

Robert Warren and Iain McNaught winners of the CC London 20 mile time trial on March 14 near Hertford (more…)

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Result: Team SBHub Development RR #2

George Elliott winner of the category 3/4 Team SBHub Development Road Race on March 15 at Clitheroe (more…)

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Result: Rowe & King Spring Crit Races 2

Robert Pears and Elliot Barratt winners at week 2 of the Rowe & King Spring Crit Races on March 14 in Cardiff (more…)

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Result: Albion Cycles Youth Series #2

Joseph Turnbull and Taylor Churchill winners at week 2 of the Albion Cycles Youth Series on March 14 (more…)

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Result: Sussex Winter Circuit Series #4

Yewande Adesida, George Hale, and Ian Robins some of the winners at week 4 of the Sussex Winter Circuit Series on March 15 (more…)

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Mini Feature: Simon Harvey (Cycle Division Mechanic)

Over in Barton Under Needwood is a popular bikeshop, the Cycle Division, where Simon Harvey is the mechanic – the most experienced bike technician in the Midlands I’m told (more…)

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Bikes! Estrella Bikes Fangoso Pro

New from Estrella Bikes is the Fangoso Pro, one for the off-road specialists (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Caitlin Peters (Weston-Homes Torelli Assure)

Quiz time with the CTT’s British Best All Rounder and Champion of Champions Caitlin Peters of Weston-Homes Torelli Assure who’s under lock down in Portsmouth  (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Will Tyrer

Quickfire Lockdown! question and answer with Will Tyrer, media manager at the Liv Awol team (more…)

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LOCKDOWN! Q&A with Fergus Robinson (Eiser Hirumet)

If you think Lockdown! is hard here, how about Spain? We quiz Fergus Robinson (Eiser Hirumet) from Hexham in the North East who is in Spain under strict lock down. It was this rider where the idea came from for this series… thank you! (more…)

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