CYCLE SHOW SELECTS: Top Industry News, Show Challenges and More!

Each week we will be bringing you The Cycle Show Selects: selected industry news chosen by the team to keep you inspired during this time!


Whether you’re a Roadie, MB, Commuter or more we have news from all parts of the industry to keep you up to date.

THINGS TO DO

FREE TICKETS TO OUR EBIKE DEMO WEEKENDER THIS SUMMER

Join us and brands such as Ridgeback, Specialized, Cannondale, Saracen, and more at our brand new eBike Demo Weekender at Alexandra Palace from 14-15 August where you can test ride a selection of eBikes, plus it’s FREE!

GET INVOLVED IN THE TOUR 21 VIRTUAL CHALLENGE

As the official charity partner of the Tour de France in the UK, Cure Leukaemia are challenging you to ride a total of 248km (the same distance as the tour’s longest stage) between 19 June and 11 July to raise funds for Cure Leukaemia.

REVIEWS

RIBBLE ADDS 2 FULLY INTEGRATED EBIKES

Ribble Cycles have added two fully integrated models to their award-winning and lightest class eBike range – the Ribble Urban e and the Ribble Hybrid AL e Trail.

TOUR DE FRANCE 2021: WHO'S RIDING WHAT?

Want to find out what frames, groupsets, wheels and finishing kit all 23 teams riding will be using at this year’s Tour de France? Our friends at BikeRadar have all the answers you need!

LET'S DEBATE!

WAHOO SPEEDPLAY AERO REVIEW

Speedplay are back… well they never really went away, they just now carry the Wahoo brand name, who have simplified the range. But what improvements were made?

HARDTAILS VERSUS FULL-SUS

It’s an age-old debate – which kind of mountain bike is best – a hardtail, with no rear suspension, or a full-suspension machine. Listen to BikeRadar’s debate to find out more.

THE ULTIMATE FATHER'S DAY OUT!

If you’ve ever thought about getting an electric bike, but just didn’t know where to start, you can test ride leading bike brands, Ridgeback, Specialized, and Gocycle at Hampton Court Palace Artisan Festival in June. 

PHOTO FINISH PUTS MARK CAVENDISH 2ND

It took a photo finish to deny Mark Cavendish the victory at the Belgian one-day race Elfstedenronde, although Cavendish himself said he’s glad he was in the photo-finish and Tim didn’t arrive 10 meters in front of him. 

LET'S DEBATE!

UCI BANS SUPERSAPIENS FROM COMPETITION

The UCI has introduced a ban on the in-competition use of devices that capture information on metabolic values including, but not limited to, glucose and lactate. Published last week, the rule 1.3.006bis amendment will come into effect from today. 

PINARELLO'S DOGMA-TIC APPROACH TO DESIGN, RAPHA, MTB & MORE

Listen now to BikeRadar’s podcast featuring Jack Luke, Matthew Loveridge, and Simon Bromley who discuss the biggest news from the past week, including the new Pinarello Dogma, Rapha’s MTB kit, and much more.

REVIEWS

CANNONDALE ADVENTURE NEO

Why do they say ‘Let the rush-hour race become a distant memory’? – super comfortable, easy to get on and off, intuitive and approachable, with powerful assistance.

SPECIALIZED FUSE 27.5 (2021) REVIEW 

Chunky plus-size tyres, a dropper post and a 1×11 drivetrain are matched to relatively up-to-date geometry on a sleek alloy frame. It looks the part, but how does it ride?

THINGS TO DO

FREE EBIKE DEMO EVENT AT ALEXANDRA PALACE

Are you looking to upgrade your bike to an electric version or thought about getting an eBike? We’re excited to launch our brand new eBike Demo Weekender at London’s most iconic venue Alexandra Palace from 14-15 August. 

THE NATIONAL CYCLE NETWORK SPRING CLEAN

The National Cycling Network is having a Great British Spring Clean between 28 May and 13 June 2021. Their aim is to keep Britain tidy by cleaning up 5,000 miles of the National Cycling Network, can you help them reach their goal?

ADVICE AND TIPS

HOW TO DRESS FOR CYCLING IN THE SUMMER

The sunshine is finally upon us! As you can guess cycling is different in the summer. The days are longer, mudguards have long been removed, and more. Check out BikeRadar’s guide to summer cycling kit.

TRIATHLON TRANSITION: 10 COMMON MISTAKES

Transition is often termed the fourth discipline of triathlon and is where a race can be lost. 220 Triathlon asked Russ Hall, club coach for the BRAT club in Birmingham to run us through the top 10 mistakes made in transition.

Week Eleven!

TEST RIDE AN EBIKE AT ARTISAN FESTIVAL

If you’ve ever thought about getting an electric bike, but just didn’t know where to start, you can test ride leading bike brands, Ridgeback, Specialized, and Gocycle at Hampton Court Palace Artisan Festival in June

GET 10% OFF CYCLE SHOW TICKETS

To celebrate International Bike Week next week we’re giving you 10% off Cycle Show 2022 tickets. The show will take place on 22-24 April 2022 at Alexandra Palace, London. Use code IBW10 for 10% off.

LET'S DEBATE!

HOW BOARDMAN BIKES DESIGNED BIKERADAR'S BIKE OF THE YEAR

As you’ll have discovered by reading BikeRadar’s Bike of the Year 2021 coverage, the Boardman SLR 9.4 AXS Disc, which took the overall Road Bike of the Year award. But how was it designed and built?

WHY THE CANYON GRIZL DESERVES 5 WHOLE STARS

Following the launch of Canyon’s all-new carbon gravel bike the Grizl, BikeRadar talk through how the new bike compares to its wacky predecessor the Grail, and whether any bike deserves a five-star review.

REVIEWS

GARMIN ENDURO MULTISPORT WATCH

Is Garmin’s new ultra-endurance multisport watch really worth the almost £700 price tag? James Witts find out.

GIANT TCR ADVANCED PRO 1 DISC REVIEW

Fully-loaded spec for Giant’s racing legend and BikeRadar’s Performance Bike of the year.

THINGS TO DO

WORLD'S BIGGEST BIKE RIDE

Want to be a part of something really big? Take part in the World’s Biggest Bike Ride on 30 May with thousands of others. Whether you’re a regular cyclist, or are just tempted to give it a go.

THE OUTDOORS AWAITS WITH UCKE

UK Cycling Events is a dedicated cycling events company, which is passionate about encouraging all abilities of rider to experience the best cycling the UK has to offer.

ADVICE AND TIPS

INTERNATIONAL BIKE WEEK AND YOUR WELLBEING

It’s International Bike Week next week and the theme is health and wellbeing, we thought we’d share an article British Cycling done with 5 steps to wellbeing – connect, be active, keep learning, give to others and be mindful.

IMPROVE YOUR SECURITY WHATEVER YOUR BUDGET

It’s International Bike Week next week and the theme is health and wellbeing, we thought we’d share an article British Cycling done with 5 steps to wellbeing – connect, be active, keep learning, give to others and be mindful.

Week Ten!

MEET THE CYCLISTS RIDING 500KM THROUGH RAMADAN

The Fasted 500 was the brainchild of Zahir Nayani, a lawyer and cyclist from Swindon, who saw the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Muslim communities and a need to encourage an active lifestyle. The Fasted 500 has required participants to ride an average of 17km a day through the holy month of Ramadan, from 12 April to 12 May.

THE ULTIMATE CYCLING PRIZE DRAW WITH THE TOUR 21

With The Tour 21 team progressing towards their £1,000,000 target, The Ultimate Cycling Prize Draw linked to the event is currently live. help the team reach their goal and have the chance to win some fantastic prizes. Tickets are now available to purchase with all proceeds going towards the team’s fundraising for Cure Leukaemia.

LET'S DEBATE!

CAN ALI BROWNLEE GO SUB 7-HOURS OVER AN IRON-DISTANCE?

It could be a triathlon performance for the ages, But shaving 36 minutes off the world’s best iron-distance effort is a monumental ask. As Ali Brownlee prepares to attempt just that, James Witts investigate the innovations that could make the dream become reality…

HOW TACO VAN DER HOORN HONED HIS WAY TO A GIRO STAGE WIN

It’s rare to see a lone breakaway rider outfox the peloton on a sprint stage at a Grand Tour, so it was fantastic to see Taco Van Der Hoorn take a win on stage three of the 2021 Giro d’Italia. To understand why events like this are so rare, you simply need to consider the maths.

REVIEWS

TRI-RALEIGH 40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

Pros: Gloriously accomplished and authentic retro ride


Cons: It’s a limited-edition bike

SHIMANO'S ULTEGRA R8000 PEDALS REVIEW

Pros: Great performance; low weight; adjustable tension

Cons: Price

THINGS TO DO

KAMOOT: BIKE TOURING ROUTES AND TRAILS

Discover the best routes, guides and handmade Collections, organized by region and categorized by the type of adventure you’re looking for. Just choose your region, select the categories that best describe what you want to experience — and find your next bike tour.

5 OF THE BEST UK BIKE PARKS WITH UPLIFT

MBUK have put together their top picks of Britain’s top venues for maximum descending fun with minimum uphill effort.The shortlist features BikePark, Wales, Innerleithen, Scottish Borders and more!

ADVICE AND TIPS

WHY CYCLING AND WALKING ARE GREAT FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

We all know that keeping active has huge benefits for our physical health. But did you know that it’s also good for your mental health? Here’s why walking and cycling are great for your body and your brain.

WHAT TOOLS TO CARRY CYCLING AND HOW TO USE THEM

Bikes are very simple machines, you can strip one down and build it back up on the roadside with a multi-tool. Most common mechanicals are quick and easy to fix, as long as you are carrying the right tools and spares.

Week Nine!

THE CYCLE SHOW CATCH UP WITH IAN TAYLOR

The Tour 21 team will ride the full Tour de France route to raise over £1m for Cure Leukaemia. We caught up with Ian Taylor who will be taking part. 

Find out everything from his current training schedule, his least looking forward to moment, the bike and kit he will use and more!

RIBBLE LAUNCHES TWO NEW SUPERLIGHT EBIKES

Ribble’s flagship and award-winning electric carbon road bike, the Endurance SL e, is now available in a new Hero edition creating the lightest e-bike in its class and one of the lightest e-bikes in the world at just 10.5kg.

LET'S DEBATE!

IS LANE-KEEPING CAR SAFETY TECH A DANGER?

Picture the scene: you’re driving along a rural A-road and spot a cyclist up ahead. As a fellow rider and courteous driver, you’re lining up for a safe overtake, edging out to the middle of the road to improve your sightline and maintain a suitably safe distance as you pass…

THE NEW TRI DOCUMENTARY 'BEYOND HUMAN'

Triathlon’s high-production broadcast is called Beyond Human. It’s funded by the Professional Triathletes Organisation, and will focus on Canadian Lionel Sanders, German Sebastian Kienle and American Heather Jackson

REVIEWS

YETI SB165 LONG-TERM REVIEW

Pros: A genuinely fast, forgiving and fun bike to ride.

Cons: Internal cable routing, even with cable guides, is a hassle.

CANYON PRECEDEON CF 9 REVIEW

Pros: User-friendly design; bags of power, very comfortable

Cons: Expensive; heavy

LOCKDOWN UPDATE AND THINGS TO DO

CORONAVIRUS GUIDANCE FOR CYCLISTS

Coronavirus rules and restrictions vary across the UK and are changing all the time. Check out the latest guidance via Cycling UK. 

TOP 10 BIKE PARKS IN ENGLAND

Bike parks are amazing places, and there are some fantastic ones in England. Simply browse Kamoot’s collection of community-contributed Highlights below and fill your adventure with the best bike park trails.

ADVICE AND TIPS

MAKING SENSE OF THE PHOTO -FINISH AT AMSTEL GOLD

Amstel Gold Race was one of the closest races in recent memory, with one of the most-talked-about outcomes.


That video suggested that Pidcock had won. However, after what felt like an eternity, the official result came through: Wout van Aert, by the most minuscule of margins. The Belgian had beaten the Brit by just 0.004 seconds.

TOP BIKE OILS, GREASES, DEGREASES AND WHEN TO USE THEM

Choosing the right bike oil for your purpose can be a bit of a minefield, and is a little more complicated than you might think. That’s why 220 Triathlon have rounded up their top greases, degreasers, and oils, for you to choose from.

Week Eight

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LIÈGE-BASTOGNE-LIÈGE 2021

Liège-Bastogne-Liège draws the curtain on the Spring Classics and the first part of the season. The men’s route has now been confirmed and will cover 259.5km.


The route also changed slightly in 2019 and now finishes by returning to Liège as opposed to nearby Ans. This year also sees the addition of a new climb in the form of the Côte de Desnié just ahead of the Côte de la Redoute.

TRAIL AND ENDURO BIKE OF THE YEAR 2021

After months of testing, it’s time to announce BikeRadar’s and MBUK’s Bike of the Year 2021 winners – with the Bird Aether 9 crowned Trail Bike of the Year and Trek Slash 8 taking the Enduro Bike of the Year crown.


Check out what makes these bikes so special. 

LET'S DEBATE!

CAN YOU TRAIN FOR AN IRONMAN IN A YEAR?

As the catchphrase goes: “Anything is possible”, but is it possible to train for an Ironman in only one year? It certainly depends on your starting point, but a year seems like a reasonable amount of time to prepare for an Ironman.


Let’s look at some considerations before you commit since ultimately, the question is not “can you”, but “should you?”

BIKERADAR PODCAST: ROAD TECH DEAD ENDS

Mathew Loveridge and Jack Luke discuss the road tech that failed to catch on or were simply a victim of the times, from hydraulic rim brakes to – controversially – 1x drivetrains for the road. Listen to full podcast now.

REVIEWS

MIRIDER ONE 2021 REVIEW

Pros: Punchy power; great looks; easy folding; bags of fun to ride


Cons: The single gear could be limiting for some riders.

BONT VAYPOR S HOLOGRAM SHOES

Bont offers its flagship lightweight shoe in numerous versions, from the original Vaypor to a sportive-orientated, kangaroo-leather Vapor+ and more in-between.

Now they have the lightest model to date, the Vaypor S, with one of the options featuring this extrovert hologram PU upper.

LOCKDOWN UPDATE AND THINGS TO DO

CORONAVIRUS GUIDANCE FOR CYCLISTS

Coronavirus rules and restrictions vary across the UK and are changing all the time. Check out the latest guidance via Cycling UK. 

TOP 5 UK TECH TRAILS (MANMADE)

Gnarly, natural-feeling tracks that’ll test your mettle without having to head deep into the backcountry. MBUK have listed their top 5 best UK trails.

WEEK SEVEN

WAHOO FRONTIERS: LONG COAST

In this first episode of season two, Ian Boswell, Peter Stetina, and Colin Strickland meet up in California for a bike trip that explores the Lost Coast. This is not just an adventure, it is the new training camp for these privateers.


What do you do when you need your competition to get better so you can beat your competition later? Ian, Pete, and Colin find out as they tackle the Lost Coast each seeking something a bit different and each riding away with fresh perspective and motivation for challenges ahead.

RIBBLE: THE FREEDOM TO EXPLORE

Where the road ends and the off-road adventure begins is where these Gravel bikes explode into life. With lightweight frames, stable off-road geometry, and huge tyre clearance, our range of gravel bikes is designed to ride faster, smoother, and explore the most challenging terrain.


View Ribble’s full gravel bike range now.

LET'S DEBATE!

CAN YOU GET FIT ON AN ELECTRIC BIKE?

Electric bikes offer a wide range of benefits, allowing you to travel further and faster, offering a green alternative for commuting, and enabling more people to experience the joy of cycling. However, with a motor and battery providing assistance while you pedal, can you get fit on an eBike?


With many aspects of cycling seemingly focused on performance gains, electric bikes are often met with scepticism for providing a helping hand on hills or a sweat-free ride to work. However, riding an electric bike can still improve your fitness.

BIKERADAR PODCAST: HOW GREEN IS CYCLING?

Mathew Loveridge talks to BikeRadar’s in-house physicist Seb Scott to find out just how green cycling really is. The answer might surprise you.


In short, while making bicycles and the food to power them carries a carbon cost, cycling is among the lowest carbon-per-kilometer modes of transport – it’s even better than walking.

REVIEWS

CANYON STOIC 4 REVIEW

Pros: modern geometry; well-considered componentry; versatile, gravity-loving all-rounder.


Cons: Aluminium frame can be harsh; long, low shape has trade-offs with snappy handling.

TOP BUDGET WETSUITS

220 Triathlon have shortlisted the top budget swimsuits, from £100 up to £250, for men and women. Your first triathlon wetsuit is one of the most crucial you’ll ever make, the start of a multisport journey that could last a lifetime. But that’s not to say that the entry-level suits here are just for beginners, as many display enough quality for a host of tri experiences. 

LOCKDOWN UPDATE AND THINGS TO DO

STAY ON TOP OF THE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS

British Cycling have worked with Sport England and other national governing bodies to put together a cycling roadmap. View roadmap now and stay updated. 

TOP 20 CYCLING ROUTES AROUND LONDON

Canals, reservoirs, and 3,000 parks all make cycling in London an absolute joy. From Richmond Park to Hampstead Heath, find yourself in wild nature on your rides. 

WEEK SIX

WOUT VAN AERT: BRABANTSE PIJL

With Paris-Roubaix postponed to October, Wout van Aert focuses his attention to the Brabantse Pijl starting line-up, the first hilly classic of the season played out across 200km and 24 hills in Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant. 


The succession of hills on this route is relentless, including a 550 metre-long cobbled climb featuring a maximum gradient of 17 per cent. Read Wout van Aert‘s full interview with Cycling News has he prepares for his Brabantse Pijl debut.

TIME MATTERS: RICHARD CURTIS' STORY

Ultra-cyclist Richard Curtis was the victim of a car accident in 2018 which left him with permanent brain injury. 


Time Matters is a short film which shines a light on the life changing moment and Richard’s struggles thereafter. It serves as a sombre reminder that life is precious, and simple pleasures like riding your bike should not be taken for granted.

VELO VISTAS: MARCH FAVOURITES

Who doesn’t love to take a photo of their bike and scenic view on a ride? We’re giving you the opportunity to win tickets for the Cycle Show 2022. Each month we are asking our followers to share their photos with us. Check out our March shortlist and get involved. 

STEP TWO OF THE CYCLING ROADMAP

Restrictions continue to ease from April 12 but what exactly does this mean for cyclists? British Cycling have pulled together a roadmap for cyclists and are offering extra guidance and support through webinars. Head to the link below to find out more information. 

GOCYCLE REVEALS ITS FOURTH GENERATION EBIKE RANGE

A new standard for urban performance. Gocycle G4, Gi, G4i & G4i+ set a new standard for lightweight design, innovation and performance in the portable urban eBike segment. 

TRAITHLON NEWS: IMPROVE YOUR RUN

When looking for ways to improve your muscular endurance, speed and running efficiency, it’s generally accepted that you need to incorporate strength training into your weekly training plan.


Kettlebells are a great training tool, says Jon Hodgkinson from Triathlon Coaching UK. Check out his top kettlebell exercises for improving your run.

WEEK FIVE

EASTER SUNDAY: TOUR OF FLANDERS

The men’s and women’s 2021 Tour of Flanders are both set to take place on Sunday 4 April. Defined by its cobbled climbs, the 2021 Tour of Flanders as usual will be largely played out in a small part of Belgium. Over the years it’s become a favourite for both spectators and riders and the atmosphere accompanies the race through the lane of Flanders. 

EXPLORE UK'S BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS

Every year show partners MBUK publish their guide to the UK’s best mountain bike trails – the places to ride if you want a pretty much guaranteed good time on two wheels! They focus predominantly on trail centres and bike parks, because their purpose-built, well-maintained trails are generally ridable no matter what the UK climate is. 

COREBIKE LAUNCH COREBIKE ONLINE

COREbike the UK’s largest cycling trade event are delighted to announce the launch of COREbike Online a digital gallery for promotional videos and product news. The website gives visitors the opportunity to experience the latest products, new product releases, range overviews and more. 

STEP ONE OF THE CYCLING ROADMAP

British Cycling has been in contact with Sport England and other national governing bodies to discuss the return to sanctioned activities and events. British Cycling-affiliated Club rides or recreation programme rides for up to 15 participants are allowed with some restrictions in place. 

EBIKE NEWS: GT LAUNCHES GRADE POWER

Electric gravel bikes are a thing right now and GT has joined the club with a motor-powered version of the Grade. The non-motorised GT Grade Pro won the Bike Radar 2020 Gravel Bike of the Year Award and this latest, electrified version is called the Grade Power. 

TRAITHLON NEWS: STRETCHES FOR SWIMMERS

Tri coach Philip Hatzis explained the best stretched for swimming, and why they can be more beneficial than drills. Stretching can help improve your swim technique and should form part of your regular training schedule. 

WEEK FOUR

2021 EDITION OF GENT-WEVELGEM

In just a week, the peloton will gather under the Menin Gate in Ypres for a new edition of Gent-Wevelgem. Last year’s winner Mads Pendersen will face strong competition according to the provisional start list: a mix of fast men and classic riders. Who will win the Wevelgem? 

60 SECONDS WITH CASEY BROWN

Not only has she raced downhill and enduro to Elite level, twice she has been crowned Queen of Crankworx and featured in several MTB films but she has done it all with a style few can match. After seeing what Casey Brown achieved lots of women have now shown what they’re capable of away from the race tracks. 

LOCKDOWN CYCLING RULES EXPLAINED

The restrictions on cycle in the different UK nations still apply, however British Cycling have published a roadmap to restart group rides, sportive and competitions. Although subject to change British Cycling expects all activities to resume on 21 June, although some restrictions may still apply. These rules apply to England only. 

COLLINS CUP: THE ROAD TO SAMORIN

The Professional Triathletes Organisation has announced the new date for the inaugural Collins Cup, now set to take place on 28 August, 2021. A spin off of golf’s Ryder Cup, this innovative new event will see the top triathletes in the world competing in the teams across a middle-distance multi race format. What does this mean exactly? 

FSA SYSTEM HM 1.0 FIRST RIDE REVIEW

FSA’s System HM 1.0 ebike motor is set to rival the biggest players in the market as a lightweight rear hub motor for electric road bikes and electric gravel bikes, and BikeRadar got an exclusive test ride to see how it stacks up against stiff competition. 

WEEK THREE

FIRST MONUMENT RACE: MILAN-SAN REMO

The first Monument of the 2021 season: Milan-San Remo is back in it’s traditional place on Saturday 16 March after last year’s COVID-forced delay.


For the first time, the race will be aired from start to finish it its entirety.

EARTHBOUND'S HIGH PIVOT BAMBOO BIKE

Earthbound Bikes have brought their own twist on high pivot suspension bikes, made from bamboo and carbon. The model looks far from the novelty of bamboo bikes, and was built by Jason O’Nions.


So why bamboo?

WIN A TICKET TO THE CYCLE SHOW

Love taking pictures while you’re out cycling? Share your snaps for the chance to win!


All you have to do is tag us in either your Instagram Story or Instagram post an image of your bike and most scenic view during March!

'WE REMEMBER THEM' UK-WIDE RELAY

The relay is set to take place from Summer 2021, with the goal to remember and support all frontline key workers who have done, and continue to carry out important and difficult work during the pandemic. Teams and individuals will carry specially-made batons in relay legs around the UK as they fundraise for the Laura Hyde Foundation charity. 

ARE CHILDREN'S EBIKES LEGAL IN THE UK?

A question you may or may not of thought of. There has been a huge development in kids bikes – the arrival of chidren’s e-bikes into the UK, but what are the legal restrictions around this. Short answer is they aren’t legal until they are over the age of 14.


Cycle Sprogs can answer all your questions in more detail.

WEEK TWO

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TIRRENO-ADRIATICO 2021 HAS BEGUN

Tirereno-Adriatico, nicknamed the race between the two seas is an elite race in Italy, the race began yesterday and seen Wout van Aert dominate the opening brunch sprint in Camaiore to take the first stage win.


The race continues until 16 March.

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DREAM BUILD: MATT WALKER'S ARIEL 60 X

To celebrate the launch of Saracen’s new range, they got Gee Milner to give their Ariel 60 X the Dream Build treatment! And who better to build the bike for than 200 UCI Downhill World Cup overall winner Matt Walker!


Watch the bike be built and then rode by Matt Walker below.

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CHECK OUT THE VELO VISTAS SHORTLIST!

Each month we challenge our Instagram followers to share a photo of their most scenic ride as motivation to get out into the fresh air. This month we were sent many images from across the country.


Check out the shortlist and get involved today.

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THE IRON COWBOY IS BACK WITH A CHALLENGE

James Lawrence is an endurance triathlete who took up endurance racing to escape the corporate rat race. He sparked controversy on his previous challenge, here to strike again with an even bigger and tougher feat: from 1 March to 8 June Lawrence aims to complete 100 iron distance triathlons in 100 consecutive days, can he do it? 

E-Bike

THE BEST ELECTRIC FOLDING BIKES

Show partner Bike Radar have pulled together their top-rated folders for commuting and city riding. Combining an electric bike with a folding bike means that you can get on and off trains and buses easily plus easy storage at home.


Perfect for that extra electric boost.

WEEK ONE

THE SPRING CLASSICS HAVE BEGUN!

The Spring Classics kicked off the start of the season with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. Davide Ballerini won the race after an incredible team effort.

60 SECONDS WITH FABIO WIBMER

Once I did a wheelie for 95 minutes!’ Show partners MBUK recently had a quick catch up with Austrian star famous for his jaw-dropping street trials videos.

ENTER THE VELO VISTAS CHALLENGE

Get involved in our monhtly Velo Vistas Challenge, all you have to do is share a photo of your most scenic ride as motivation to get out into the fresh air.

THE SLT ARENA GAMES ARE BACK

London will play host to the best athletes in the world during battle in Super League’s unique mix of real life and virtual racing on March 27th.

E BIKE NEWS!

With a shortage on e-Bikes right now, we suggest doing your research on what e-Bikes work for you and getting your orders in.

Follow the link below for show sponsor Ridgeback’s buyer’s guide and have all your questions answered.

FEATURED: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #choosetochallenge. So why don’t you challenge yourself. We are encouraging you to get on your bike and beat your personal best. Whether that’s miles, speed, at home or outdoors.

As a community let’s celebrate women athletes and applaud equality for women in sport, not just today, everyday.

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