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Feature Interviews: Tanfield Brother’s Games Experience

At the Klondike GP, we got to speak to two riders who came back from Australia with Commonwealth Games medals, Charlie and Harry Tanfield (more…)

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Neutral Service at the CiCLE Classic

Prior to the Klondike GP, we caught up with Tony Barry from Brother UK neutral service to ask how bad was the CiCLE Classic for punctures …. (more…)

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Feature – Klondike GP Post Race Interviews

Little chats with Tom Pidcock, Erick Rowsell, Jonny McEvoy, Joey Walker, Tom Moses and Steve Lampier post race at the Klondike Grand Prix on Sunday (more…)

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Rider Chat: Dan Patten (Merlin Cycles)

Former Team Wiggins rider Dan Patten, based in Belgium, is racing for Merlin Cycles in 2018 … we chat (more…)

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Preview: Klondike Grand Prix

Winner in 2017, Chris Latham, will wear number 1 for the 2018 Edition of the Klondike GP in the North East on Sunday (April 28) (more…)

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Rider Chat: Tom Moses (winner of the CiCLE Classic)

The only former winner of the CiCLE Classic on Sunday is Tom Moses of JLT Condor and we chatted out on the course about the race (more…)

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Feature: What it takes to win CiCLE

Following up the interview with Dan on how to win CiCLE, we  look at the data from Dan Fleeman’s win at the 2017 CiCLE Classic on his Kuota Khan (more…)

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Chorley Grand Prix – A riders view

We chat to a rider who has finished third and fourth in the last two editions of the Chorley Grand Prix, Dexter Gardias of Canyon Esiberg (more…)

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Feature: Beverley Races Going Going Gone

First there was the East Yorkshire Classic RR, a victim of politics in British Cycling, and now the long running Beverley Elite Crit has been cancelled because of British Cycling decision making… (more…)

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Team Feature: James Knox at Quickstep

The 22-year-old Cumbrian neo-pro for Quickstep Floors James Knox talks about settling into World Tour racing, life in Girona and his new team (more…)

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Paris-Roubiax: Sagan Triumphs in Roubaix

Report & round up of rider reactions – The rainbow stripes shone again on Paris-Roubaix as Peter Sagan, 37 years after Hinault, beat rider of the day Silvan Dillier to the finish line (more…)

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See the Criterium du Dauphine Libere with AlpCycles.com

AlpCycles.com invites riders to their ‘patch’ in the Alps on roads that the Criterium du Dauphine Libere will be racing on the same week – discount too for VeloUK readers …  (more…)

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Feature Interview: Tom Stewart (Tour of Normandie winner)

Having a final hit out at the Danum Trophy out before flying to the Commonwealth Games was Tour of Normandie winner Tom Stewart – we had a chat pre –race (more…)

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Rider Chat: Connor Swift (Madison Genesis)

Little spot interview with Connor Swift of Madison Genesis about his second on the final stage of the Tour of Normandie (more…)

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Feature Report: Danum Trophy

Breaking away with three miles to go, Matt Holmes of Madison Genesis solo’d to victory in the Danum Trophy, chased all the way to the line by second placed Adam Kenway of Vitus Pro Cycling. Third was Ed Hopper who won the sprint from what was left of the leading group (more…)

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Feature: TLI Cycling & How They Assist Organisers

TLI Cycling’s Geoff Readman tells us how they assist organisers to put on races for a growing membership (more…)

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Bike-Bling: Wilier Cento 10 Air

Primera Sports started out some 25 years ago as an Italian Road Bike Store in Bournemouth and they love their Italian Marques – here’s a customer’s build, a Wilier Cento 10 Air (more…)

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Training Camps: Paceline RT in Spain

Here’s a day-by-day look at Paceline RT’s trip to the Cycling Holiday Spain’s resort where they get to climb plenty of mountains and are looked after like pros (more…)

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Rider Chat: Q & A Marcin Bialoblocki

Steele Davis Via Roma RT may be a small team but they have a big name in Marcin Bialoblocki – we did a Q & A with the Polish star (more…)

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Team Bosses: Storey Racing’s Sarah Storey

At the Eddie Soens recently, Sarah Storey and her team had their launch after the racing and we spoke to team boss, Dame Sarah Storey (more…)

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Rider Chat: Ed Clancy & His Worlds Win

Last Saturday we sat down in the warmth of the JLT Condor camper and spoke to Ed Clancy about that World Championship win at the Track Worlds two weeks ago (more…)

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News: Bottrill Back to Cycling in Peak Form

After a few years in triathlon, Matt Bottrill has returned to cycling and was in sparkling form at the Eddie Soens Memorial (more…)

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Bike Guide: Guide to Estrella Bikes

Estrella Bikes specialise in high quality carbon fibre frames and bespoke builds. Whether it’s for track racing, road racing, time trials, sportives or cyclo-cross; Estrella Bikes have it covered with their unique looking bikes. (more…)

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Performance Bikes – Kuota K-Uno

The stablemate to the Kuota Khan ridden by Cofidis, the K-Uno is not just a great looking machine but also lightweight, comfortable and perfect for endurance racing and sportives (more…)

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Report/Result: 52nd Clayton Velo Spring Classic

Ryan Perry was in scintillating form to win the 52nd running of the Clayton Velo Spring Classic, a long running road race in Lancashire (more…)

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Feature: Madison Genesis Team Launch

On Thursday, the riders and manager for the 2018 Madison Genesis UCI team were presented to the public in their new colours – VeloUK was there and spoke to DS Colin Sturgess (more…)

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Feature Interview: Simon Cope (Team Wiggins)

DS and manager of Team Wiggins, former pro, Simon Cope tells us about the 2018 squad and their expected racing programme (more…)

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Rider Chat: Tom Pidcock (Team Wiggins)

Double world champion as a Junior and World Cup winner as an under 23 in cross, Tom Pidcock is looking forward to spending the road season mainly in England (more…)

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Feature Interview: Dean Downing (Holdsworth Pro Racing) DS

After a glittering career on the bike, Dean Downing is doing just as well away from riding the races and for 2018 joins his brother Russell at Holdsworth Pro Racing as the team’s DS (more…)

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Team News: Adam Kenway (Vitus Pro Cycling)

After a season with Cherie Pridham Racing in the Raleigh GAC colours, Adam Kenway returns this season racing for the same team but this time in the colours of Vitus Pro Cycling. We chat (more…)

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Feature: Hand Built Wheels

A new supporter on the website – The Happy Cog – build wheels by hand. Read more … (more…)

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BikeP0RN: Keith Lambert’s Holdsworth 70’s bike

A trip down memory lane with a look at Keith Lambert’s Holdsworth 70’s championship winning bike – steel frame, Campagnolo groupset and more (more…)

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BikeP0RN – A Very Special Race Bike

The race bike for Russell Downing of the Holdsworth Pro Racing team is a one off as you will see in this picture special on it (more…)

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Team News: Joshua Hunt (Vitus Pro Cycling)

A rider in the mix a lot at the front of British races with experience in Belgian classics, Joshua Hunt will be a very valuable addition to the Vitus Pro Cycling Team. We chat … (more…)

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Team News: Harrison Jones (Vitus Pro Cycling)

In our continuing look at the new Vitus Pro Cycling UCI team, we chat to Harrison Jones who last year was in Albert Contador’s Under 23 development team and for 2018, returns to racing in Britain (more…)

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Escaping the British weather to Cycling Holiday Spain

With the snow falling outside on the Wirral, thoughts go to warm weather training pro style at Cycling Holiday Spain – we chat to Noze at CHS (more…)

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Team News: Andy Shackle (Vitus Pro Cycling)

Chat with another rider for the new team, Vitus Pro Cycling, Andy Shackle who has ‘bounced’ back from breaking two vertebrae  and looking forward to his first season with a UCI team (more…)

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Team News: Joe Reilly (Vitus Pro Cycling)

Joining Vitus Pro Cycling in 2018 is a rider, Joe Reilly, who has recovered from smashing a knee cap to winning at senior level in 2017. Joe has a valuable coach in Ian Bibby ahead of his first foray into racing at the highest level and we had a chat about his goals (more…)

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News: GB Team For Track Worlds

Charlie Tanfield and Dan Bigham part of Great Britain’s team for the Track World Championships in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, from 28th February – 4th March (more…)

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Team News: Ben Walsh (Vitus Pro Cycling)

A new name in the British peloton in 2018 will be Ben Walsh, the 2017 Junior Tour of Ireland winner who will be a first year senior with the Vitus Pro Cycling Team. (more…)

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Feature from Quickstep on Laurens De Plus

Laurens De Plus: “I know I will come back stronger than before” – Quickstep Floors rider writes about the incident in South Africa (more…)

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Feature: Evolution of a Bike Shop

Founder of Twenty3c in Stony Stratford and supporter of the Onform Womens Racing Team, Ceri Dipple, writes on how you can help the local bike shop (more…)

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Team News: Crimson Performance Race Team

The story behind an ambitious new team race team called Crimson Performance Race Team with kit by Bioracer sponsored by Brother UK  (more…)

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Team News: Tim Torrie (Vitus Pro Cycling)

The former HMT rider Tim Torrie is one of the riders in the Vitus Pro Cycling Team who has come straight out of the Junior ranks and into a UCI team alongside some experienced riders. (more…)

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News: Dan Patten Rides for Team Merlin 2018

Former Team Wiggins rider Dan Patten will ride for Team Merlin for the 2018 season in Europe and the UK (more…)

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Team News: Deins Kaņepējs (Vitus Pro Cycling)

One of the key riders for Vitus Pro Cycling in 2018 will be 22 year old Deins Kaņepējs of Latvia who finished the 2017 season with a victory in the Tour of Quanzhou Bay (UCI 2.2) outsprinting  Harry Tanfield. (more…)

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Quickstep’s Max Richeze Chat

One of the best lead-out men in the business, the 34-year-old Argentinean Max Richeze talked of his excellent start to the year, his partnership with Fernando Gaviria and the goals he has for his third season in the Quick-Step Floors jersey. (more…)

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Rider Chat: Leon Gledhill – 2018 Vitus Pro Cycling

The team for 2018 is packed with interesting riders and Leon Gledhill is certainly that. Leon first started racing at 13 with the help of one of the sports well known figures in Mark Barry. (more…)

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News: Climbers Delight with AlpCycles in the Alps

It will be a busy 2018 for AlpsCycles in the Alps providing plenty of opportunities for you to escape into the mountains and some major events or just chilling just the way you want to (more…)

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Rider Chat: Grant Martin (Vitus Pro Cycling)

Returning to race for Cherie Pridham’s team, Vitus Pro Cycling, is young Scottish rider Grant Martin who has high hopes for 2018 in new colours, new bike and lots of new teammates (more…)

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Rider Chat: Liam Davies (Vitus Pro Cycling rider 2018)

Whilst the team owner might be a seasoned campaigner in British racing, Vitus Pro Cycling is a new team with mostly new riders – we speak to Liam Davies, a first year senior and winner of the Tour of Assen in 2017 (more…)

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Team News: James Mitri Signs for Burgos BH

First year senior, James Mitri signs a three year deal for Burgos BH pro continental team in Spain (more…)

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Feature Interview: Phil Jones – MD Brother UK

The global brand, ‘Brother’ is a regular sight in today’s domestic races from grass roots events to major UCI internationals and that’s primarily down to one person, Phil Jones MBE, managing director of Brother UK. (more…)

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Wheels: Guide to Cero Wheels

A brand of wheel that has constantly got good reviews in the printed and online press is the Cero range from the Cycle Division -we take a look at all six in the range (more…)

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Chat: Lotto Soudal Under 23’s Jacob Vaughan

Britain’s Jacob Vaughan looking to follow in the wheel tracks of others who have ridden for the Lotto Soudal Under 23 team (more…)

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Coaching: Phew what a day!

Article from Jody Warrington at Transition Cycle Coaching on the importance of a clear head to ‘enjoy’ for that training session (more…)

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National Trophy Cyclo-cross: Final Standings

Ian Field and Beth Crumpton led the way in the 2017/18 National Trophy CX Series – we have the final standings and interviews with most of the series winners (more…)

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Result: National Trophy Ipswich

The final round of the National Trophy CycloCross at Trinity Park in Ipswich, saw an action packed day of some truly fast and furious racing – we have the results and podium pics (more…)

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Video Interview: Tom Stewart (JLT Condor)

One of the best road riders in Britain, we spoke to Tom Stewart, a new signing for JLT Condor in 2018, before he left on a plane for Australia (more…)

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Video Interview: Jonny Wale (Team KGF)

Introducing sprinter, Jonny Wale, a proper character and great for morale at Team KGF – we have a bit of chat (more…)

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Video Chat with National Trophy winner Ian Field

Ian Field has now won his fourth National Trophy series and after the last round in Bradford, (Dec 10) spoke about that series win, his ride at Bradford and the goals still to be ticked off …. (more…)

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Video: Chatting with Malcolm Elliott

Manager and DS at the new Holdsworth team, Malcolm Elliott, a legend of the sport, is back and tells us about his connection to the brand now and at the start of his career (more…)

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Video Chat: Tour de Yorkshire operations director Bob Brayshaw

After the route for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire was revealed, we spoke to the man who comes up with it, Operations Director Bob Brayshaw. (more…)

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Video Interview: Veteran ‘cross rider Ian Taylor

VeloUK talks to veteran cyclo cross rider Ian Taylor about the World Masters Championships in Mol, Belgium where he followed up his win in 2016, with a third place this year. (more…)

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Video Report – National Trophy Bradford

Video of the day of racing at Peel Park for round 5 of the #NationalTrophy (more…)

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This weekend: National Trophy Ipswich

This weekend sees the final round of the National Trophy for this season at Ipswich, the final big race before the championships the week after (more…)

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Feature Interview: Alice Lethbridge (12 hr & 100 record holder)

When we look back at 2017, one of the talking points will be the day one of Beryl Burton’s long standing records was broken by Alice Lethbridge; the 12 Hour time trial. We have a chat with Alice! (more…)

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Feature: VanillaBikes – In shop or Online

VeloUK’s visits VanillaBikes in Carnforth in Lancashire to see some high performance cycling kit in the flesh (more…)

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Feature Interview: Ian Bibby

Winner of the Bay Crits Series in January of this year, Chorley GP, Lincoln GP, Velothon Wales and a bronze in the British RR Championships – Ian Bibby could well be the British based rider of the year! (more…)

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Rider Chat: Ian Taylor (former Masters World Champion)

We chat to former World Masters champion Ian Taylor about the Worlds experience after he returned to defend his title and was third to Tour de France stage winner, Erik Dekker (more…)

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Performance Bikes: Scott Addict

VeloUK goes off in search of the ideal race bike and finds this Scott Addict at Cycle Division’s new shop which has the seal of approval of the former pros who work there (more…)

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Winners Bikes: Beth Crumpton’s Boardman Elite CXR

Another of the very special bikes at the National Trophy is Beth Crumpton’s yellow Boardman Elite CXR that matches her leader’s jersey – yellow! We talk to Beth about the bike … (more…)

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Feature Interview – 3 Time Olympic Champion Ed Clancy

With the next Olympics on the horizon in 2020, we chat to three time Olympic Champion Ed Clancy about his goals on road and track (more…)

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Winner’s Bikes: Tim Gould’s Forme Calver

A world champion in Mountain Biking, and World Cup winner, Tim Gould is a legend, in the Hall of Fame for mountain biking no less, and he spoke to us about his Forme Calver CX machine. (more…)

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Feature Interview: Dave Mellor (of Dave Mellor Cycles)

Bike shop owner, former GB manager, organiser and still racing – few have the passion for cycling that Dave Mellor has! We chatted to him recently … (more…)

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Feature: 2018 Road Season Looking Interesting in Britain

With at least three teams gone and new teams on the way, the men’s 2018 British road season is shaping up to be an interesting one …. (more…)

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National Trophy Interview: Ian Field Wraps Up Series

Five times a British Champion, and now four times a National Trophy winner, we talk to Ian Field of Hargroves-Ridley-Montezuma’s (more…)

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Feature: Route for Tour de Yorkshire

On Tuesday, the route for the Four day Men’s and Two Day Women’s Tour of Yorkshire was launched in Halifax – VeloUK was there (more…)

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Video: Chat with Russell Downing (Holdsworth)

One the countries leading domestic pros for many many years, Russell Downing will have a new team in 2018. He tells us about it (more…)

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Video: Interview with Graham Briggs

A prolific winner over the years in road races and crits, Graham Briggs showed he is better than ever in this years Tour of Britain and is still hungry to race hard for even more … (more…)

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Winter Training: CHS Hire Bikes(Spain)

Not only do they have training camps, CHS (Cycling Holiday Spain) also hire bikes and will pick you up from the Alicante airport — warm weather training news (more…)

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Interview: Connor Swift (Madison Genesis)

Chatting to a three time winner in 2017, Connor Swift (Madison Genesis) at the launch of the Tour of Yorkshire (more…)

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Sunday: National Trophy Round 5 (Bradford)

A look ahead to the next round of the National Trophy Cyclo-Cross at Bradford with the startsheet now in (more…)

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Xmas Gifts: Vanilla Bikes (shop and online)

Vanilla Bikes who have a online shop as well as one in Carnforth in the North West (just off the M6) have given us some gift ideas for Christmas (more…)

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Xmas Gift Ideas from ‘The Bike Shop’

‘The Bike Shop’ in Harrow (West London) has plenty of gift ideas from their selection of items for the racing cyclist (more…)

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Video: Men’s National Trophy Race (Cyclopark)

A look back at the Men’s National Trophy Race at Cyclopark last Sunday including podium presentation and interview with Ian Field Hargroves-Ridley-Montezuma’s (more…)

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Feature: Chat with David O’Connor, Shutt Velo Rapide

A brand that has help VeloUK serve the sport for many years now is Shutt Velo Rapide and we chat to David O’Connor, new Head of Custom Kit and Operations (more…)

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Feature Chat: Ben Turner (World Championship Medallist)

Talking to a rider who was at the sharp end of National Trophy races in the last two rounds, Bronze medallist in the Cyclo-Cross Worlds (junior), Ben Turner (more…)

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BikeP0RN: Kuota UK Khan

A preview of the 2018 bike in the colours of a long established French pro team who will be racing them in 2018. (more…)

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Quickfire Q & A: Tom Grigson

Quickfire question and answer with Tom Grigson who will ride for the Bikestrong-KTM team for 2018 and says you can’t beat South Wales for great roads to ride on? (more…)

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BikeP0RN: The Muc-Off Pinarello Dogma

Primera Sports get asked to do the dirtiest of jobs like build a one off special Pinarello Dogma F10 for well known company Muc-Off (more…)

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Xmas Gift Ideas – Primal Europe

Selling off the shelf and custom clothing, Primal Europe who supplied Team Raleigh GAC with their clothing this year have some Xmas Gift ideas for you (more…)

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Quickfire Q & A: Thomas Whatley

Quickfire Q & A with road race and time trial rider Thomas Whatley with PB under 20 minutes for the 10, he’d love to win the 25 champs if on offer! (more…)

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Xmas Gift Ideas – Merlin Cycles

From Gifts under a pound to a cheeky one in four figures, the ideas from Merlin Cycles are many and varied! Check them out ;-) (more…)

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Xmas Gift Ideas – Cycle Division

With Xmas round the corner, we asked the Cycle Division for some Christmas gift ideas and these are some of their choices …  (more…)

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Quickfire Q & A: Caitlin Peters

Quickfire Q & A with a young champion in Caitlin Peters who’s favourite training session is a hard smash fest – be careful riding with this young lady ;-) (more…)

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Feature Chat: Ben Swift (WorldTour Pro)

Chat with WorldTour Brit, Ben Swift who was 5th in the Worlds this year – we talk about lots of things including that race he’s podiumed twice on – Milan San Remo (more…)

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Feature: Riding the Alps with AlpCycles

Q & A with AlpCycles who help riders climb a mountain or three in the Alps as well as get a ride in the major Sportives/Fondos (more…)

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Preview: National Trophy Cyclopark (rd 4)

On a hilly course and sunshine predicted, the next round of the National Trophy looks like it will be very different to the last one in Shrewsbury (more…)

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Quickfire Q & A Alex Collins (Primera Sports/team Jobs)

Quickfire Q & A with 18 year old Primera Sports/Team Jobs rider Alex Collins whose strength is sprinting and weakness climbing  (more…)

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Quickfire Q & A: George Day (Shutt Ridley RT)

Our next quickfire Q & A is with Shutt VR rider George Day who’s best performance of 2017 was  a win in the Abingdon Crits (more…)

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Feature Interview: Dan Bigham (Team KGF)

After being around Track World Cups and Championships for a decade, I cannot recall any team making such an impact in the Team Pursuit as Team KGF. I speak to the teams Dan Bigham about the worlds cups so far (more…)

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Feature Chat: Cross Legend Paul Oldham

We chat with multiple National Trophy winner and a former British CX champion who’s done pretty dam good in mountain biking; Paul Oldham (more…)

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Quickfire Q&A: Isaac Appleby (Clay Cross RT)

Isaac Appleby of Clay Cross RT joins in the fun of the Q & A challenge whose goal in 2018 is to get a domestic pro contract …. (more…)

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Quickfire Q & A: Andy Turner (Team KTM)

Elite rider for Team KTM UK & University of Gloucestershire, Andy Turner takes the VeloUK Q & A challenge (more…)

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Feature: Dave Mellor Talks Cross

Former team manager at Team GB and owner of bike shops, we talk to race organiser and Three Peaks competitor, Dave Mellor about the discipline of CX (more…)

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Q & A: Cameron Foster

The Q & As continue with Elite rider Cameron Foster who will be riding for for Velo Schils Interbike RT in 2018 (more…)

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Quickfire Q & A: Danny Smith (Mammoth Lifestyle RT)

Quickfire Q & As with Danny Smith (Mammoth Lifestyle RT) whose dream result in 2018 would be winning the regional champs (more…)

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Post Race Chat: Liam Killleen

He may be known for his MTB exploits but Liam Killeen has been a special rider in CX for well over a decade now. We had a quick chat with him post race … (more…)

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Post Race Chat: Ben Tulett (Junior Series Leader)

Winner at Koppenberg, third in the Euros and winner at the National Trophy Shrewsbury – Ben Tulett (more…)

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Post Race Interview: Ian Field (Hargroves-Ridley-Montezuma’s)

Post race chat with Ian Field (Hargroves-Ridley-Montezuma’s) about his dominating ride at the Shrewsbury National Trophy (more…)

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Q & A: Michael Burke (Welland Valley)

Taking up the challenge (thnx) of the VeloUK Q & A is Michael Burke (Welland Valley) who has some top 10s in National B’s to his name in 2017 (more…)

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Q&A: Conor Chandler (17)

Time to meet 2018 Primera Sports/teamJobs Junior team rider Conor Chandler (17) who just asks for no bad luck in a race (more…)

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Local Bike Shops: Twenty3c

Taking to Twenty3c bike shop owner Ceri Dipple about her support of a new team in 2017, Team OnForm and their Bianchi worldtour quality bikes (more…)

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Q & A: Elliot Cox (Primera Sports/teamJobs)

Time to meet 2018 Primera Sports/teamJobs Junior team rider Elliot Cox (16) who is a great team player and already gained experience racing abroad and in the UK on road and track (more…)

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Tom Boonen Special Edition Specialized S-Works Roubaix

Primera Sports have been building custom road bikes for 25 years and this is a Tom Boonen Special Edition Specialized S-Works Roubaix (more…)

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National Trophy Round 3 Preview

Over 500 riders are pre-entered for the 3rd round of the National Trophy Cyclo Cross which takes place at Shrewsbury Sports Village venue and organised by Mid Shropshire Wheelers (more…)

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Feature: The Bike Shop

VeloUK pays a visit to the local bike shop in Harrow (West London) to chat about the shop, bikes and whats popular with consumers (more…)

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Feature Interview: Colin Sturgess

He was World Champion on the Track, and has ridden classics like Paris-Nice but for 2018, Colin Sturgess will be DS at Madison Genesis (more…)

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