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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.

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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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EBIKE DEMO WEEKEND COMING TO ALEXANDRA PALACE THIS SUMMER!

If you’re looking to upgrade your bike to an electric version or you’ve thought about getting an eBike, but are a bit overwhelmed by all the options, then the eBike Demo Weekender at Alexandra Palace from 14-15 August, might just be the answer. With tarmac and off-road tracks located in beautiful parkland, you can come along and try out a selection of bikes of all types and chat to the brands about which bike is best for you.