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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: 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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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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Feature: Hand Built Wheels

A new supporter on the website – The Happy Cog – build wheels by hand. Read more … (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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Product News: Santini Lava Winter Bib Tights

Special offer for the Santini Lava Winter Bib Tights from Prendas Ciclismo (more…)

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Feature: TLI Cycling (Part 1)

A look at TLI Cycling who provide age related racing that doesn’t break the bank and with an emphasis on events being safe (more…)

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Local Bike Shops: Bicycle Doctor (Manchester)

Featured advertorial: Why the Bicycle Doctor is one of the best bike shops in Manchester (more…)

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Feature: Get the Grip – Cambrian Tyres

A look at Welsh company Cambrian Tyres who have helped revolutionise what tyres are fitted to racing bikes in Britain (more…)

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New Products: Spatz Overshoes

From a pro rider who knows what it means to stay dry on the bike comes SPATZ ‘Pro’ Overshoes that are unique and never seen before (more…)

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News: Primal Europe 2017 Autumn Winter range

Primal Europe is pleased to launch the new Autumn Winter Range for 2017 (more…)

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Q&A: The Zwift Academy 2017

A key partner in the The Zwift Academy 2017 is trainSharp – we asked them about this great competition for men and women (more…)

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Advertorial: Injuries from Potholes

How to claim for an injury caused by hitting a pothole? (more…)

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Rider Chat: Elliott Porter (Neon Velo)

Chatting to a young rider who has been racing the British scene for a few years now, Elliott Porter. In 2017, he was 13th in the Irish RAS and 10th in the Tour of Reservoir. (more…)

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Advertorial: Farsport Wheels

A look at the way Farsports make their wheels stronger using spoke holes moulded and not drilled… (more…)

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News: Cycling Holiday Spain 2017/18 Training Camp Dates

Cycling Holiday Spain based in the South Eastern Coast of Spain have released their 2017/18 Training Camp Dates (more…)

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Wheels: Farsports Ventoux Series C3 Review

Noze from Cycling Holiday Spain reviews the Ventoux Series C3 wheels from Farsports (more…)

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BikeKit: PowerPod

Power meters don’t have to cost the earth – there’s the PowerPod for a lot less than its rivals which makes it an ideal starter package (more…)

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Training Insights: Stepping up to the 70.3 challenge!

Pacing skills essential for optimising performance over the longer distance events and a power meter is ideal for these sessions (more…)

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Advertorial: Etxeondo Spring/Summer Clothing

Liverpool bike shop Picton Cycles introductory offer of 10% off all their Etxeondo clothing (more…)

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Feature: Recovery – it’s a balancing act!

As we head into busy race season, the desire to compete and train can often mean that recovery takes a back seat.  (more…)

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Product News: New Clothing from Boardman

After the success of the Boardman clothing in 2016, Boardman have taken this to the next level with a complete redesign of all jerseys, jackets and shorts. (more…)

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Feature: Bioracer Aero Virtual Wind Tunnel

Former professional and a World Cup winner, Russell Hampton tests the Bioracer Aero Virtual Wind Tunnel (more…)

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BikeP0RN:Camino Liso Disc

A key bike for anyone is a versatile disc based one like the Estrella Camino Liso Disc (more…)

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Team Bikes: Madison Genesis

Madison Genesis racing the new Shimano Dura Ace Di2 9150 groupset on the Genesis Zero frameset (more…)

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Rider Report: Puck Moonen at Le Samyn RR

Part of the international line up of coached riders at trainSharp, Puck Moonen reports on her race at Belgian semi classic Le Samyn (more…)

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Feature: Haute Route Events

Feature from Ade at AlpCycles about who can ride and complete a Haute Route Event and lots of tips from the voice of experience!  (more…)

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News: Primera Sports Team Jobs Team Launch

PrimeraTeamjobs held their official team launch on Thursday (2nd) in the opulent surroundings of Compton Acres near Poole. (more…)

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Feature: Dan Kogan gets trainSharped!

Here is Dan Kogan’s story about visiting trainSharp for some tests to determine his level of fitness, zones and goals (more…)

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BIKEP0RN: Estrella Clasica

When it comes to quality bikes in bright colours, Estrella have lots to choose from including the Clasica (Classic) (more…)

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Bargain: Bianchi Oltre 4 from Picton Cycles

Picton Cycles in Liverpool tell us they have the range topping Bianchi Oltre 4 in store at a bargain price (more…)

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Gift Idea: Graham Watson’s 2017 Cycling Calendar

A look at Graham Watson’s 2017 Cycling Calendar spotlighting the image for August (more…)

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Xmas Gifts: Prendas Ciclismo

Part 1 of some Christmas gift ideas from  Prendas Ciclismo including jerseys, socks (its xmas!), caps and hats! (more…)

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Feature: trainSharp Inspires Talent

trainSharp helping young riders to fulfil their potential and live their dreams in the sport of cycling (more…)

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Feature: Winterize your bike

Kevin Barclay who races regularly in Scotland, and works for Vanilla Bikes in Cumbria, has some tips on ‘Winterizing’ your bike (more…)

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Advertorial: Winter Climbing in Spain

Cycling Holiday Spain inviting riders to test themselves on the Cumbre Del Sol, the mountain used in the Vuelta where Tom Dumoulin beat Chris Froome (more…)

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News: Alpine Road Cycling Experiences

Alpine Road Cycling Experiences in France…..and beyond – 10 years and still riding strong (more…)

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‘What’s Today’s Plan James Gullen?

A look at the trainSharp training strategy for James Gullen (Pedal Heaven RT) who is the fastest ever British rider in a domestic 10 mile time trial (more…)

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Cycling Holiday Spain Training Camp Dates

, CHS are pleased to announce the following dates for the next season from September 2016 to June 2017. (more…)

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Feature: CHS Review by Paceline

Eight Paceline riders returned to the Costa Blanca region to base themselves at Cycling Holiday Spain (CHS) (more…)

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Training Feature: Getting in a break

What does it take to get into (and remain in) the break in a stage of the Tour of Qatar? Trainsharp look at Mark McNally’s power figures… (more…)

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Q & A – Cycling Holiday Spain

VeloUK quizzes Cycling Holiday Spain about what they offer cyclists want to feel like pros at a training camp in warm weather (more…)

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Advertorial – Cycling Holiday Spain

Mountains, sun, bespoke spa zone, cinema, purpose built gym and beautiful accommodation – Cycling Holiday Spain pro training camps (more…)

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News – Dolan CDX Carbon Cross Bike

Dolan Bikes release new version of the CDX off road/on road versatile carbon cyclo-cross bike that I have been enjoying all year (more…)

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Advertorial: 2016 AlpCycles Offers

Alpcycles 2016 Event Calendar and package information is now up on their website including a 5% discount for VeloUK readers (more…)

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Feature – Best season yet for Trainsharp

Leading coaching company Trainsharp (a valued supporter of VeloUK) with many star athletes has its best year yet as its athletes go from strength to strength (more…)

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Cycle Division – Your First Road Bike

Advertorial – Cycle Division’s guide to buying your first  proper road bike with lots of choices in their warehouse from Cannondale and Scott (more…)

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Customer Feature – GC Bike Fit

Owner of ITP Events talks about why after 12 years of cycling and 10 years of racing he went to GC Bikefit and the benefits of doing so (more…)

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Feature – Mick Tarrant from Prendas Ciclismo

A long time supporter of VeloUK, Mick Tarrant of Prendas Ciclismo writes about how clothing has changed for cyclists since he was a boy (more…)

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Product News – Velotastic launch Rikulau Bicycles in UK

Product News – Velotastic CC are delighted to launch Rikulau Bicycles in the UK - Reynolds 931, 953 (to order)  and 853 steel frames (more…)

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Advertorial: Cycling Holiday Spain – Train where the pros train

With the cold weather here in Britain, time to join Cycling Holiday Spain (CHS) and train in the mountains with the pros in Spain (more…)

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News: Riding International Sportives with Cycling Holiday Spain

Building on a sound reputation for providing the best fully inclusive pro style training camps, CHS now have guaranteed entries for two amazing sportives in Spain and Italy; Granfondo Santini Stelvio in Italy. (more…)

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Advertorial: A Walk through Cycling Holiday Spain’s Training Camp

With winter training now on the schedule, VeloUK asked Cycling Holiday Spain for a walk through their Training Camp Facilities (more…)

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Feature: Winter Training Bikes

It’s winter and grotty so why not get a winter training bike to suck up all the dampness and muck on the road and protect you from it thanks to some mudguards … We look at  few possibilities … (more…)

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Christmas and New Year Warm Weather Training Camps

This year Cycling Holiday Spain are once again running Christmas and New Years training camps giving you the chance to escape the cold bitter UK weather and experience some warm sunny weather training. (more…)

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Xmas Gifts: Week 1

Week 1 of Xmas Gift ideas from the valued advertisers on VeloUK, books, clothing, bike bits and more … (more…)

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Winter Training: Cycling Holiday Spain’s Col De Rates Circuit

A ride to test your climbing and descending amongst some of the most spectacular scenery and of course the famous Col De Rates – 37 miles of fun, strudel and goulash!  (more…)

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Talkingshop: UK Youth’s Continental Tyres

Chatting with Sam Hayes about a key part of the bike, the tyres (Continental) used by the leading British cycling team, UK Youth Continental (more…)

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Arrivals for Spring at Prendas Ciclismo

New arrivals at Prendas Ciclismo for Spring: ADR, Molteni, Gazzola & San Pellegrino jerseys (more…)

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Talkingshop: Russell Downing Back in Belgium!

As Russell Downing prepares to start Three days of De Panne today, we talk to him about his last race in Belgium a week ago, Dwars Door Vlaanderen (more…)

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Buyers News: New at Endura for 2013

New at Endura clothing for 2013 are the Hummvee Lite short sleeved jersey and the Hummvee long sleeved jersey (more…)

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Feature: Sean Yates Back in the Real world

VeloUK talks to Sean Yates who after 32 years in the sport at the highest level has stepped back to reality to help others realise their potential with Trainsharp coaching (more…)

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News: Raleigh’s 2013 Racing Bikes

One of the bikes that will be in the racing spotlight in 2013 is the Raleigh Militis as used by Team Raleigh this weekend in the Eddie Soens but what of the other bikes in the Raleigh range. We take a look… (more…)

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BikeP0RN: Dedacciai Scuro RS

Walking to the HQ at the Clatyon Velo Spring Classic, it was impossible to walk past this Dedacciai Scuro RS and not stop for a closer look! (more…)

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Clothing: New Performance Jacket from ShuttVR

Sponsor of Men’s & Women’s cycling teams, Shutt VR release the Shutt Performance Jacket for only £149.00 (more…)

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BikeP0RN: Twenty3c’s Focus Izalco Pro

Photos: Unveiled for the first time on Saturday, the bike the Twenty3c.co.uk/|Focus racing team will be racing on 2013 available from Twenty3c.co.uk (more…)

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Team News: Twenty3c/Focus for 2013 Presentation

The presentation for the 2013 Twenty3c.co.uk/Focus cycling team was held today at the Prodrive complex near Banbury. (more…)

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Gift: Great Memories of Cycling’s Past

Icons from the sport of cycling from a golden era featured in Postcard set from Prendas Ciclismo (more…)

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News: Great Deal on Abyss CCR.440 Framesets

Cycling Components now have very limited of the Abyss CCR440 framesets & offering exceptional custom bike builds with an upgraded specification at sensational prices (more…)

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Talkingshop: Russell Downing – Dream Come True

Moving up to ProConti level a dream come true for Russell Downing as he looks forward to a season riding the big races again. (more…)

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BikeP0RN: Custom Dolan DF3

Fitted with over 4k of Mavic wheels, this custom painted Dolan DF3 track bike is seriously kitted out for racing at the highest level (more…)

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Buyers Guide: Handlebars for the Track

Manufacturer of handlebars used by Olympic champions, Terry Dolan, talks us through which handlebars to use on your track bike (more…)

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SpotChat: Oli Beckingsale in Yellow

Endura’s Oli Beckingsale found himself in Yellow after a second place at the Shrewsbury National Trophy. (more…)

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News: Escape the Winter with Cycling Holiday Spain

As the ice melts and is replaced by rain here in Britain, there are other options like a training camp in the sun with Cycling Holiday Spain (more…)

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Buyers Guide: Cycling Components & Vivelo Bikes

A new valued supporter of VeloUK is Cycling Components from Axminster, East Devon who are the exclusive UK Dealer for Vivelo (more…)

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Talkingshop: Rapha Condor’s Luke Mellor

VeloUK talks to a young rider progressing well in the development programme introduced in 2012 by British UCI team, Rapha Condor – Luke Grivell-Mellor (more…)

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BikePorn: Focus Izalco Pro Dura Ace 11sp

Twenty3c’s Focus Izalco Pro 1.0 Road Bike 2013 complete with Dura Ace 11 speed groupset for £2,894.99 (more…)

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Talkingshop: National Trophy Organiser Dave Mellor

VeloUK talks to National Trophy organiser for Shrewsbury, Dave Mellor who gives us an insight into what it takes to put on a major event (more…)

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Blog: Twenty3c – Winter is Definitely Here!

We think it’s safe to say that winter has well and truly arrived and here’s a blog from Ceri at the Twenty3c bike shop in Stony Stratford! (more…)

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Xmas! Vanilla Bikes Xmas Gift Ideas for the Cyclist

Lancashire based online retailer, Vanilla Bikes, has some Christmas gift ideas for the cyclist (more…)

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Team News: Raleigh-GAC look back at 2012

Britain’s international Raleigh-GAC team look back at a successful 2012 on the roads here and abroad (more…)

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Talkingshop: Raleigh’s Graham Briggs

Larry Hickmott talks to Graham Briggs who in seven races in the Elite Circuit Series, won four, was second in two and fifth in the other…. (more…)

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Interview: Defending Hill Climb Champion Gunnar Grönlund

VeloUK.net talks to British Hill Climb Champion Gunnar Grönlund ahead of this weekends big one, the 2012 British Hill Climb Championship on the Rake. (more…)

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BikeP0RN: The Gun’s Gravity Defying Trigon

British Hill Climb Champion Gunnar Grönlund’s Trigon RQC28A is a bike that weighs under six kilos and has helped its rider to multiple wins and podiums in 2012 (more…)

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Sponsored Feature: Time to go to camp in Spain …

A look back by Kieren Banlin and his week long training camp at a valued VeloUK sponsor, Cycling Holiday Spain (more…)

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BikeP0RN: The Raleigh Militis

Winning a lot of bike races is the Raleigh Militis as ridden by the Raleigh – GAC pro team. VeloUK focuses its camera on the bike and talks to the mechanic Pete Mooney and rider Graham Briggs (more…)

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Team News: Scott Thwaites wins British Circuit Race Title

Endura Racing recorded a 1-2 in the National Circuit Race Championship in Otley on Wednesday night with home grown hero Scott Thwaites winning from Russell Downing and Matt Cronshaw (Node4-Giordana) third in front of a huge crowd in the West Yorkshire town. (more…)

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Team News: Endura Racing’s Downing wins fourth Lincoln

Endura Racing’s Russell Downing won his 4th Lincoln Grand Prix today in front of a huge crowd in the heart of the historic cathedral city.  (more…)

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TalkingShop: Milk Race Winner Chris Walker

VeloUK talks to Chris Walker who won races in Britain and Europe, inspired champions of today and is now helping the champions of tomorrow. (more…)

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Podium for Thwaites & Partridge in Bretagne

It was quite a successful ending for Endura Racing in the Le Tour De Bretagne Cycliste stage race (UCI 2.2) in France with a third place on the stage (Scott Thwaites) and jersey win (Rob Partridge) on the final day of the event as well as a rider in 7th overall (Erick Rowsell). (more…)

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Talkingshop: Ceri Dipple & Twenty3C

VeloUK pays a visit to a young lady running a shop packed with bikes to make die hard cyclists drool – that would be Ceri Dipple (more…)

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Talkingshop: Tracey Dresch (ShuttVR Squadra Donne)

Taking part in the Women’s Team Series race at Virginia Waters this weekend will be a former canoeist, Tracey Dresch, riding for the ShuttVR Squadra Donne team (more…)

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Talkingshop: Up and coming Junior, Jessie Walker

No pressure for junior Jessie Walker as she prepares for a season with top British women’s team, Matrix-Prendas Ciclismo (more…)

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First UCI Win for Erick Rowsell in Tour of Normandy

EXCLUSIVE: VeloUK talks to Endura Racing’s young signing Erick Rowsell who soloed to victory today on stage 5 of the Tour of Normandy (more…)

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Buyers Guide: Race Cape – Weather Protection on the bike

The Endura FS260-Pro Adrenaline Race Cape is your protection from the elements in your sportives and races (more…)

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TalkingShop: Junior Saskia Hook

A new recruit to the Squadra Donne team (sponsored by ShuttVR) is first year junior Saskia Hook. Those who have seen her race say she is destined to do good things in the sport of cycling and VeloUK spoke to her at a recent team launch . (more…)

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