The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty Six
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling news… CYCLO-CROSS SEASON HOW TO WATCH CHRISTMAS CYCLO-CROSS - LIVE TV AND STREAMING In the space of the next two weeks across the festive season, the cyclo-cross calendar is set to get as hectic as ever. Between Saturday, December 18 and Sunday, January 2, there are eight top-level races taking place, including four UCI World Cup rounds and two rounds each of the Superprestige and X2O Badkamers Trofee. READ MORE PIDCOCK BECOMES 1ST BRIT TO WIN AN ELITE CYCLOCROSS WORLD CUP EVENT Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) has become the first British man to win an elite cyclocross World Cup event, crossing the line in Rucphen with his arms outstretched after a nail-biting final lap. The 22-year-old came to the fore towards the end of the fourth lap, with Eli Iserbyt and Michael Vanthourenhout joining him.  READ MORE REVIEWS MADISON ZENITH THERMAL JERSEY  SPECIALIZED S-WORKS CRUX REVIEW Can the reasonably priced Madison Zenith Thermal jersey be just what every mountain biker needs to survive winter on the trails? Madison produces some great winter kit and the Zenith Thermal jersey should be just the ticket to keep mountain bikers warm on those chilly autumn/spring rides. The Specialized S-Works Crux is excruciatingly perfect for the ride it has been designed to deliver. From the thin bar tape, to the sheer agileness of such a stable platform really is poetry in motion. Read the full review below.  READ FULL REVIEW READ FULL REVIEW TOP TIPS & ADVICE MAKE YOUR OWN HOMEMADE ENERGY BARS FOR CYCLING | 3 EASY RECIPES  While there are plenty of delicious, nutritious and energy-dense readymade cycling food options available these days, you can save money and do away with often non-recyclable packaging while you’re at it by making your own tasty energy snacks. FIND OUT MORE THE BEST WINTER CYCLING SHOES FOR ROAD BIKING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING  The ‘problem’ with most cycling shoes is that they’re normally designed to keep your feet cool, which is great in the summer, perhaps, but this can make keeping your feet warm in the winter an almost impossible task. This is where the dedicated winter cycling shoe comes in. FIND OUT MORE SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022. The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling experience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues. Reminder: you can book PRIORITY TICKETS NOW! BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty Seve...
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling news… TOP NEWS SPECIALIZED REVEALS 2022 TEAM-ISSUE BIKES Specialized has revealed the team-issue S-Works Tarmac SL7 bikes for sponsored teams QuickStep-AlphaVinyl, SD Worx, TotalEnergies, and Bora-Hansgrohe, with special colourways for world champion Julian Alaphilippe and Slovakian champion Peter Sagan. FIND OUT MORE THE TOP 9 ROAD BIKE TRENDS FOR 2022 The pace of new things arriving in bike shops might have slowed a little bit over the last year, but in 2021 innovation was moving onwards as quickly as ever. New 12-speed Shimano Dura-Ace was the big story of 2021, which we correctly predicted. We didn’t predict Ultegra would be launched at the same time, but for 2022 we’ve given the crystal ball a good thump. FIND OUT MORE CYCLO-CROSS SEASON TOM PIDCOCK OVERCOMES EARLY PUNCTURE TO WIN CYCLOCROSS GULLEGEM Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) took his second consecutive victory in the Belgian mud on Tuesday, coming back from an early rear puncture to win alone in Gullegem. FIND OUT MORE WOUT VAN AERT RULES OUT RIDING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN FAYETTEVILLE Wout van Aert has finally given his answer on whether he will race the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the end of the month and the answer is a firm ‘no’. FIND OUT MORE REVIEWS BEST INDOOR CYCLING CLOTHING The best indoor cycling clothing can help make a turbo session a lot more enjoyable. There’s no denying, no matter what your setup or session, that indoor cycling (be that via an indoor cycling app or a class at a gym) leads to a lot of sweat, and the best indoor cycling clothing will help keep you cooler and more comfortable. SEE FULL REVIEW BEST BIB TIGHTS FOR CYCLING REVIEWED Once the colder winter months arrive, dedicated winter bib tights become essential. Vital for keeping your lower half warm, the best bib tights will also ensure that your lower back and midriff are also protected against the cold. When the temperatures drop into the low single figures then only a pair of dedicated bib tights will do. SEE FULL REVIEW TOP TIPS & ADVICE FIVE TWO-WHEELED ADVENTURES WITH CANYON Cycling has always been a cost-effective and eco-friendly way to explore, but investing in a bike is still a big financial commitment. By opting for a direct-to-consumer brand such as Canyon and reducing the cost through a Cycle to Work scheme, you can enjoy all sorts of epic two-wheeled adventures without completely emptying your bank account. FIND OUT MORE 10 CYCLING NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS (TO STICK TO) FOR 2022 With the arrival of 2022, the pressure is on to come up with a New Year’s resolution that you can actually stick to. Of course, you could forego the whole thing altogether, but where’s the fun in that? FIND OUT MORE SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling experience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty Six
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling news… TOP NEWS SAVE 25%* ON GENERAL TICKETS TO THE CYCLE SHOW 2022 Are you a cycling fanatic or know someone who is? Give the gift of cycling or treat yourself this festive season with a day out to remember at the iconic Alexandra Palace this Spring. Plus! Save 25%* off general admission tickets, simply quote XMAS25 to redeem. BOOK NOW STRAVA YEAR IN SPORT 2021 REPORT Your chance to win prizes (and fitness) by clocking 500km on Strava this Christmas as the Rapha Festive 500 returns for 2021. Starting on Christmas Eve, the Rapha Festive 500 will return for a 12th year with the challenge now live on Strava. That means it’s time to sign up to tackle the 500km this Christmas period. READ MORE CYCLO-CROSS SEASON HOW TO WATCH CHRISTMAS CYCLO-CROSS - LIVE TV AND STREAMING In the space of the next two weeks across the festive season, the cyclo-cross calendar is set to get as hectic as ever. Between Saturday, December 18 and Sunday, January 2, there are eight top-level races taking place, including four UCI World Cup rounds and two rounds each of the Superprestige and X2O Badkamers Trofee. READ MORE PIDCOCK BECOMES 1ST BRIT TO WIN AN ELITE CYCLOCROSS WORLD CUP EVENT Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) has become the first British man to win an elite cyclocross World Cup event, crossing the line in Rucphen with his arms outstretched after a nail-biting final lap. The 22-year-old came to the fore towards the end of the fourth lap, with Eli Iserbyt and Michael Vanthourenhout joining him.  READ MORE REVIEWS MADISON ZENITH THERMAL JERSEY  SPECIALIZED S-WORKS CRUX REVIEW Can the reasonably priced Madison Zenith Thermal jersey be just what every mountain biker needs to survive winter on the trails? Madison produces some great winter kit and the Zenith Thermal jersey should be just the ticket to keep mountain bikers warm on those chilly autumn/spring rides. The Specialized S-Works Crux is excruciatingly perfect for the ride it has been designed to deliver. From the thin bar tape, to the sheer agileness of such a stable platform really is poetry in motion. Read the full review below.  READ FULL REVIEW READ FULL REVIEW TOP TIPS & ADVICE MAKE YOUR OWN HOMEMADE ENERGY BARS FOR CYCLING | 3 EASY RECIPES  While there are plenty of delicious, nutritious and energy-dense readymade cycling food options available these days, you can save money and do away with often non-recyclable packaging while you’re at it by making your own tasty energy snacks. FIND OUT MORE THE BEST WINTER CYCLING SHOES FOR ROAD BIKING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING  The ‘problem’ with most cycling shoes is that they’re normally designed to keep your feet cool, which is great in the summer, perhaps, but this can make keeping your feet warm in the winter an almost impossible task. This is where the dedicated winter cycling shoe comes in. FIND OUT MORE SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling experience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues.Reminder: you can book PRIORITY TICKETS NOW! BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty Five
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling news… TOP NEWS CANYON LAUNCHES 2022 GRAIL GRAVEL BIKE Canyon has today launched its 2022 Grail gravel bike range, with new builds and slick artwork, plus new Load bikepacking luggage. The brand has also added a proper junior road racer’s bike to its portfolio, offering a ready-made option for aspiring pros that meets the requirements for sanctioned events. Canyon says the Grail is for ‘all-seasons, all-surfaces, all-conditions’.  READ MORE STRAVA YEAR IN SPORT 2021 REPORT The end of the year is often a time of reflection, and for Strava this means delving into its masses of data, revealing the habits of many of the world’s cyclists, runners, swimmers and yogis. Strava’s Year in Sport reveals there were 1.8  billion activities uploaded to the cycling app in 2021, marking a 38 per cent increase when compared to 2020. READ MORE CYCLO-CROSS SEASON VAN AERT WINS HIS FIRST CROSS RACE OF THE SEASON Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) put in a devastatingly dominant ride in his first cyclo-cross race of the season, taking out the win at the Superprestige in Boom by a huge margin over second-placed Toon Aerts (Baloise Trek). READ MORE TOM PIDCOCK TAKES 7TH PLACE ON RETURN TO CYCLO-CROSS Tom Pidcock’s seventh place at Superprestige Boom might have looked a little more impressive were it not for the exploits of Wout van Aert, but the Ineos Grenadiers rider was still pleased with his cyclo-cross season debut.  READ MORE REVIEWS SPECIALIZED S-WORKS RECON LACE GRAVEL SHOE REVIEW THESE ARE THE BEST GIFTS FOR CYCLISTS IN 2021 High-price shoes that, with time, could become the perfect gravel footwear. Just make sure you persevere with softening the uppers, and hope you don’t get numb fingers or overly muddy laces. Specialized’s latest gravel-focused shoe is certainly high-end, designed to be a high-performance shoe and, sometimes, quality costs – especially if it has ‘S-Works’ at the start of the name. Find the BikeRadar teams favourite presents for cyclists; ideas for someone who loves bikes but is impossible to shop for, frivolous gifts for those who seemingly have everything, novelty cycling presents that are a little bit silly, and even some for more serious moments like fixing punctures at the side of the road. Discover our top picks of cycling gifts for 2021. READ FULL REVIEW READ FULL REVIEW TOP TIPS & ADVICE NUTRITION: HOW TO FUEL YOUR FIRE DURING THE COLDER MONTHS Getting the most out of your winter training means making sure you are optimally fuelled for every ride. Joe Laverick investigates the specific demands of cold season nutrition.  FIND OUT MORE HOW TO GET ON ZWIFT WITHOUT A SMART TURBO TRAINER Virtual cycling app Zwift allows you to swap the drudgery of indoor training for racing around a colourful computer game-style simulation. Find out how to get on ZWIFT without a smart turbo trainer. FIND OUT MORE SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling experience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues.Reminder: you can book PRIORITY TICKETS NOW! BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty Four
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling news… BLACK FRIDAY IS HERE Plus! Pedal your way to these Black Friday deals… santinisms.co.uk50% Off on Selected Daily Deals. Plus, continue saving with their Cyber Monday deals, save 25% off Indoor Collection when you buy 2 or more items. altura.co.uk Save 25% off across the whole site at Alutra from 26/11/21 – 28/11/21(inclusive). Then 50% off Classic Nevis Jacket M + Ws, Classic Nevis Overtrousers, Progel Men’s Bib Shorts, and Progel Waist Shorts M + Ws until 02/12/21 (inclusive). Camelbak.co.ukReceive 25% Off Everything & a Free Chute® Mag 750ml Charcoal with every order over £100*Offer: 24/11/21-04/12/21(inclusive) * The Gift with Purchase Chute Mag 750ml Charcoal is automatically added to the basket at checkout.freewheel.co.uk Up to 50% off selected bike and snow kit including clothing, shoes and helmetsOffer: 24/11/21-03/12/21 (inclusive) giro.co.ukUp to 50% off selected bike and snow kit including clothing, shoes and helmets.Offer: 24/11/21-03/12/21 (inclusive) estarli.co.uk Save £100 on the e16 in night black. Now £950′Offer: see estrali websitebellbikehelmets.co.uk25% off across the whole siteOffer: 26/11/21-29/11/21 (inclusive) tifosi-optics.co.ukUp to 40% off selected eyewearOffer: 24/11/21-02/12/21(inclusive) Revolutionworks.comGet 25% off both the Revolution Works Whippet, the lightweight eBike, and Revos, their easy-to-install eBike conversion kit. Offer: Friday (26.11) to Monday (29.11)cateyecycling.co.ukSave up to 50% on selected lights and computers. Offer: 22/11/21-29/11/21(inclusive)bik3d.comSecure 15% off all Bik3d productsT&C’s: 25/11/21 – 29/11/21brytonsport.co.uk30% off all Bryton 420 units & bundlesOffer: 22/11/21-29/11/21(inclusive)hamax.co.uk30% off site wide.Offer: 24/11/21-03/12/21 (inclusive) velosure.co.uk10% off any insurance policy, quote FRI10Offer: New Policies only. Not in conjunction. 29/11/21panaracer.co.uk20% off when you buy any pair of tyresOffer: 22/11/21-29/11/21(inclusive)flit.bikeTake 25% off the iconic Closca Fuga Folding Helmet, at just £74.95! PLUS receive free shipping with code CYCLSHWCLOSCA to redeem.Offer ends: 17/12/2021  TOP NEWS BELGIAN ONE-DAY RACE DANILITH NOKERE TRIPLES WOMEN'S PRIZE MONEY FOR EQUALITY Semi-classic race Danilith Nokere Koerse will now provide an equal prize pool for both men and women, tripling the amount women have previously received. READ MORE FILIPPO GANNA HEADS TO GRAN CANARIA TO STEP-UP WINTER TRAINING The time trial world champion will travel to Gran Canaria with several Italian national squad teammates as he steps up his winter training in the sun. READ MORE REVIEWS SPECIALIZED ARM WARMERS REVIEW  A great fitting, comfortable all-round arm warmer…These simple yet effective arm warmers came out as a definite favourite among our testers. This was almost completely down to the fit and feel of them, with the stretchy and warm Therminal fabric stretching to your arm shape with no excess or bunching. SEE FULL REVIEW VITUS ZENIUM CRS ULTEGRA DI2 REVIEW  As a brand that’s been deeply involved in both domestic and continental road cycling since its revival in 2009 under the ownership of Northern Ireland-based Chain Reaction Cycles, Vitus’ road line has always been focused on racing.Click the button below to read BikeRadar full review. SEE FULL REVIEW TOP TIPS & ADVICE HOW TO KEEP YOUR FEET WARM WHILE CYCLING IN WINTER Freezing temperatures don’t have to result in freezing toes. Find out how to keep yours warm while cycling this winter… FIND OUT MORE BEST BIKE LIGHTS 2021 FOR ROAD CYCLING AND COMMUNTING  Click below to read Bike Radar’s  pick of the best front and rear lights to keep you visible out on the roads this winter… FIND OUT MORE SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling experience at one of the capital’s most iconic venuesRemember, save 20%* on tickets this Black Friday with code FRIDAY20. BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty Thre...
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling news… TOP NEWS WIN THE PERFECT XMAS PRESENT FOR THAT CYCLIST IN YOUR LIFE The Road Book returns this year with more drama, intrigue and entertainment than ever before. First published in 2018, the Road Book beautifully captures this historic season, one that saw Paris-Roubaix take place in October and the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in 2021. And it could be yours! ENTER THE COMPETITION GERAINT THOMAS LAUNCHES CHARITABLE CYCLING TRUST 2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas has launched a charitable cycling trust which aims to help young people in Wales and England enjoy cycling regardless of their individual circumstances, with the aim to help a target of 5,000 children enjoy the spirit of cycling over the next 10 years. FIND OUT MORE CYCLO-CROSS SEASON BRAND WINDS EUROPEAN CYCLO-CROSS TITLE Lucinda Brand (Netherlands) added the European cyclo-cross title to her world championship bands by taking a commanding solo victory on home Dutch turf.  The victory was Brand’s third of the cyclo-cross season after also winning the world cup round in Fayetteville last month.”Apparently it was my day and I felt really strong,” said Brand. FIND OUT MORE VAN DER HAAR TAKES FIRST WIN IN TWO YEARS A tough European Cyclo-cross Championships course and race, that Lars van der Haar said played to his strengths, helped the Dutch rider break the Belgian stronghold in the men’s elite category in front of an appreciative home crowd. He was still just as outnumbered but could not be outclassed, riding to his first victory in two years. FIND OUT MORE REVIEWS BEST SMART TRAINERS 2021: TOP-RATED TURBO TRAINERS If you’re looking to invest in an indoor training setup, then you’re in the right place. We’ve put the latest smart trainers through their paces to find out what’s really worth spending your money on. But which smart trainers are taking the thop spot in 2021? Click below to read Bike Radar’s full review. SEE FULL REVIEW LIGHT AND MOTION SECA COMP 2000 LIGHT REVIEW  It’s vital that you use a quality bike light in the winter months! Light and Motion’s Seca Comp 2000 is a three-LED all-in-one unit that boasts a 2,000-lumen max claimed output and has an IP67 dustproof and waterproof rating. But is it worth adding to your accesories shopping list? SEE FULL REVIEW TOP TIPS & ADVICE TOM BISHOP EXPLAINS THE FOUNDATIONS OF HIS WINTER TRAINING Winter is something you need to just get stuck into, but it’s worth planning for the months ahead as they can be long and tough. British pro Tom Bishop outlines the key to his winter training and offers advice about how you can make it work for you too. FIND OUT MORE BUYER'S GUIDE: ESSENTIAL GEAR FOR WINTER CYCLING Determined to ride through the darker months? Covering everything from the socks on your feet up to the cap on your head, click below to read Cyclist Magazine’s winter cycling gear check-list to help stop grim weather from ruining your ride. FIND OUT MORE AN EARLY CHRISTMAS GIFT FROM US With Christmas right around the corner, what better way to soak up the Christmas cheer than with a spectacular day out at this year’s three-day outdoor extravaganza, the Artisan Collective Christmas Fair! The Christmas Fair will be full of unique makers, designers and producers so you can eat, drink, shop and be merry.To get you in the Christmas spirit and kick off the celebrations early – our friends at the Artisan Collective Christmas Fair are offering 15% off 10am and 12pm tickets. Use code CYCLE to redeem. But hurry, this offer ends 4 December. Treat yourself to the perfect festive celebration! BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling experience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty Two
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling, eBike and triathlon news… TOP NEWS BRANDON SEMENUK'S WINNING RUN The first tail-whips, the first back-to-back win and the first four-time winner – Brandon Semenuk has done it again in his winning run at Red Bull Rampage 2021. FIND OUT MORE TOUR DE FRANCE FEMMES: 5 KEY CLIMBS The route revealed for the Tour de France Femmes promises a balance of flat and punchy stages, sectors of gravel, and two mountain finishes all packed into the eight days of racing.  FIND OUT MORE CYCLO-CROSS SEASON NELSON AND CARRICK-ANDERSON TAKE VICTORY AT NATIONAL TROPHY SERIES Round three of the HSBC UK | National Trophy Series took place at the weekend, with showery conditions making some areas of the course slippery. But with wind and sunny spells the track held up exceptionally well, given over 600 riders were racing. FIND OUT MORE 5 QUICK TIPS FOR GETTING INTO CYCLOCROSS RACING Cyclocross season is already underway in the northern hemisphere, and mountain biker and cyclocross racer Kerry MacPhee has shared some simple tips with us about getting into cyclocross and racing on mud. FIND OUT MORE REVIEWS ELITE ZUMO The Elite Zumo is a direct-drive smart trainer aimed at the budget end of the market. In fact, it’s one of the cheapest direct-drive smart trainers available from an established brand. SEE FULL REVIEW WINTER MUDGUARDS Whatever the time of year, it’s worth remembering that bicycle mudguards will protect you from road spray – leaving you dryer, comfier and infinitely more presentable. SEE FULL REVIEW TOP TIPS & ADVICE HOW TO PRESSURE WASH A BIKE SAFELY A dirty bike is not a happy bike – riding about with your beloved bicycle entombed in filth will end up costing you precious watts on the road, as well as hard-earned cash through increased maintenance costs. FIND OUT MORE HOW TO BURN FAT IN THE OFF-SEASON A recent review of the literature, led by Dr Mandy Hagstrom of the University of New South Wales, Australia, suggests that strength training’s equally good as cardio work at burning fat. FIND OUT MORE AN EARLY CHRISTMAS GIFT FROM US At the Country Living Fairs you’ll find everything from one-of-a-kind gifts, handcrafted by the very best selection of artisan makers, to delicious recipes for your festive feast, crafty workshops and home styling inspiration. All available under one roof at our Fairs in London, Harrogate and Glasgow. To get you in the Christmas spirit and kick off the celebrations early – our friends at the Country Living Christmas Fair are offering a 2 for 1 ticket* offer, valid on all days excluding Saturday. Act fast! Use code CLXWISH241 to save up to £20 off your tickets. BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling experience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty One
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling, eBike and triathlon news… TOP NEWS LIZZIE DEIGNAN SOLOS FOR 82KM TO WIN INAUGURAL PARIS-ROUBAIX FEMMES Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) has put her name into the history books of cycling by winning the first edition of Paris-Roubaix Femmes, beating Vos and Longo-Borghini to claim first cobble trophy. FIND OUT MORE ALEX DOWSETT SET FOR WORLD HOUR RECORD ATTEMPT IN NOVEMBER Alex Dowsett (Israel Start-Up Nation) is set to make an attempt at taking back the World Hour Record on November 3 in Mexico, having previously held the record in 2015 and aims to beat Victor Campenaerts’ 55.089km. FIND OUT MORE CYCLO-CROSS SEASON HSBC UK | CYCLO-CROSS NATIONAL TROPHY - EVENT DATES The 2022 British Cyclo-cross Championships are set to be held at the South of England Showground in Crawley in January. Whilst the National Trophy series will be held throughout October-December at three venues, including Westmorland County Showground in Cumbria, Callendar Park in Falkirk and Herrington Country Park in Sunderland. FIND OUT MORE THE BEST CYCLOCROSS BIKES OF 2021 | 9 TOP-RATED CX BIKES Cyclocross bikes are continuing to evolve, particularly over the last few years with ever more advanced carbon fibre construction, the growth in popularity of disc brakes, and a shift towards tubeless tyres. But who’s made it to the top-rated list? Click below to find the 9 best Cyclocross bikes of 2021! FIND OUT MORE REVIEWS THE BEST WATERPROOF SOCKS FOR RUNNING AND CYCLING Ensuring you’re kitted out with the best waterproof clothing is essential to making those wet cycling and running sessions less miserable and more enjoyable. Click below to discover the best waterproof socks so you can keep your feet as dry as possible. SEE FULL REVIEW SEE.SENSE BEAM+ REVIEW.. The See.Sense Beam+ is a powerful front bicycle light that is designed to adapt its brightness to the conditions as you ride. Light and versatile, the See.Sense Beam+ front light features four models and comes with its very own app. View the full review below. SEE FULL REVIEW TOP TIPS & ADVICE UNDERSTANDING THE MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS OF CYCLING  In the latest episode of BikeRadar’s podcast, Rob Weaver and Tom Marvin sit down with Ryan Oldfield, the founder of TotalMTB, to discuss how riding bikes can help contribute towards improving both your mental and physical health. Listen to the full episode below.  FIND OUT MORE HOW WAHOO SYSTM CAN FAST-TRACK YOUR TRAINING Wahoo has developed a reputation for intuitive, feature-packed hardware that helps riders get the most out of their training and the launch of their new Wahoo SYSTM is no exception. Designed to help endurance athletes of all fitness and experience levels achieve their goals. FIND OUT MORE SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling experience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Twenty
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling, eBike and triathlon news… TOP NEWS BACKSTEDT BAGS BRAGGING RIGHTS AFTER JUNIOR WORLDS WIN Backstedt, a first-year junior who only turned 17 last week, produced a remarkable ride to claim her first world title, which could be the first of many given she also competes on the track and in cyclo-cross. FIND OUT MORE 10 CONCLUSIONS FROM THE 2021 UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS The week-long festival of cycling drew to a close on Sunday as a scintillating elite men’s road race in Leuven wrapped up what has been an exciting and captivating 100th anniversary Championships. FIND OUT MORE PARIS-ROUBAIX THE FIRST EVER PARIS-ROUBAIX FEMMES 2021 - PREVIEW The cycling world has patiently awaited one of the most historical moments in cycling’s history, and the day has finally arrived, with the first-ever women’s Paris-Roubaix to be held this weekend. FIND OUT MORE 10 RIDERS TO WATCH AT THE 2021 MEN'S PARIS-ROUBAIX The 2021 Spring Classics may be six months in the rear-view mirror but Sunday finally sees the return of Paris-Roubaix after a two-and-a-half-year absence. FIND OUT MORE REVIEWS RIBBLE HT AL REVIEW The Ribble is full of personality, and a heap of fun to ride – on the right kind of terrain. SEE FULL REVIEW SHIMANO ULTEGRA PEDALS REVIEW As the tier-two option from Shimano, are the Ultegra pedals the perfect middle ground between budget and bling? SEE FULL LIST TOP TIPS & ADVICE TOP-RATED eMTBs TO TAME THE TRAILS A pick of the best electric mountain bikes reviewed by the BikeRadar test team. FIND OUT MORE WHEN AND WHY SHOULD TRIATHLETES TAKE A BREAK? Feel guilty for wanting to take a break from triathlon? Breaks are very important for health and recovery. FIND OUT MORE SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling exprience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW
The Cycle Show Selects: Week Nineteen
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Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More! Your weekly fix of cycling, eBike and triathlon news… TOP NEWS MUC-OFF CLAIMS LUDICROUS AF LUBE IS THE WORLD'S FASTEST CHAIN LUBE Muc-Off has launched it’s latest chain lube, Ludicrious AF, with the bold claim that it’s the ‘world’s fastest chain lube’ but why do they claim this? FIND OUT MORE WHO WILL BE LEADING GREAT BRITAIN AT UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS? Tom Pidcock, Mark Cavendish and Lizzie Deignan are just a selection of the 30-strong camp announced for Worlds in Belgium this September. FIND OUT MORE TOUR OF BRITAIN WOUT VAN AERT CROWNED 2021 TOUR OF BRITAIN CHAMPION IN ABERDEEN Van Aert’s debut appearance in the AJ Bell Tour of Britain was history making: his tally of four stage victories is the joint-most in the modern incarnation of the race. FIND OUT MORE PASCAL EENKHOORN MEETS YOUNG CYCLING FAN XANDER GRAHAM AT TOUR OF BRITAIN Twelve-year-old Scottish cyclist Xander Graham has become the sensation of the AJ Bell Tour of Britain after he rode alongside the breakaway and took a bidon from Pascal Eenkhoorn mid-race. FIND OUT MORE REVIEWS DEVINCI SPARTAN HP GX 12S REVIEW The all-new 2022 Spartan HP enduro bike from Devinci promises ground-hugging, high-speed riding SEE FULL REVIEW BEST BIKE COMPUTERS FOR TRIATHLETES Bike Computers help you chart your progress and even help you get home again. But which computer is worth your biking budget? SEE FULL LIST TOP TIPS & ADVICE POWER METERS: A BUYER'S GUIDE Bikeradar’s Jack and Simon sit down to discuss everything you need to know about power meters. FIND OUT MORE WHAT IS FASTED TRAINING? What is fasted training and does it work for cyclists? Should you be riding on an empty stomach? FIND OUT MORE SHOW NEWS SAVE THE DATE 22-24 APRIL 2022 Get planning ahead and book your ticket to the UK’s leading cycling event, returning to London on 22-24 April 2022.The Cycle Show will join the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps for a unique cycling exprience at one of the capital’s most iconic venues BOOK NOW Subscribe to The Cycle Show mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news in the cycling world.  SUBSCRIBE NOW