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What friends are for

What Friends Are For

When Colin Knight’s wife Bev died of cancer his bike buddy Mike Jones knew what would help him deal with his grief. Aged 73 and 60 respectively they started cycle touring

Using rollers: Expert advice

Riding on rollers

Riding indoors on rollers has many benefits, and isn’t as boring as you might think

fitness: Drink aware

drink aware 2 - chris watson

“Call it quits and you’ll be barracked for being a party-pooping lightweight; carry on and there’s no telling where or when the evening will end — or what state you’ll be in come the morning.”

fitness: Don’t stop me now

Don't Stop Me Now

Autumnal weather and shorter days don’t have to put a stop to your cycling. With a bit of planning you’ll have some great rides and storm into the new season fitter than ever.

fitness: Silver cyclists – it’s never too late

Fitness - Silver Cyclists / Phil O'Connor

6th November 2010

Cycling is an ideal fitness activity for older people and you shouldn’t think the opportunity has passed by. Valerie and Ken both started late but are catching up fast.

fitness: Beat the bugs

Beat the bugs

1st November 2010

If it seems like everyone around you is sneezing and sniffling, why not take some steps to bolster your immune system and avoid catching their colds ?

Challenge your fitness, not your friendship

Challenge Your Fitness Not Your Friendship

Don’t let differences in fitness or strength sour a riding relationship. Rebecca Charlton suggests a few quick tips to create cycling harmony on your Sunday ride

Hip, Hip Hooray!

Gill Moon Hip Hip Hooray

10th October 2010

Meet 65-year-old Gill Moon who had a double hip surgery and has now cycled 425Km around India.

Crunch time: 100 or bust

Nicola & Gareth Harries

8th October 2010

When we first met Gareth and Nicola Harries earlier this year, road cycling was a foreign discipline to them. They had used neither drop handlebars nor a water bottle on the go.

dig this: Dorset Cereals Simply Delicious Muesli

Dorset Cereals Simply Delicious Muesli

7th October 2010

We love the super-tasty, all-natural, fruit-nut-and-seed-laden stuff that comes out of the Dorset Cereals box.

dig this: Kiwi fruit

Kiwi

25th April 2010

Weight for weight, these hairy beauties contain more vitamin C than oranges and more fibre than apples. No wonder we love ‘em.

Hillingdon Circuit celebrates opening of stylish clubhouse

Hillingdon Club House 1

30th April 2010

It’s been a long wait – over a decade – but the long-suffering riders at the Hillingdon Cycle Circuit in West London have finally got a clubhouse to be proud of.