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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.

WIN A £100 VOUCHER AND A YEAR'S MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION

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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

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