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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.

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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.