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Just a small chunk of MK’s 200-mile cycle network with a mix of traffic-free towpaths, bridges and tunnels
Taking a foreign bike trip needn’t mean long-haul flights and logistical burdens. Why not hop across the Channel to Brittany — a region with huge scope for great cycling?
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Sportive addict Andy Lulham took on something a little different this summer – the night-time Exmouth Exodus. Here is his experience.
Riding through one of the most unspoilt and breathtaking landscapes in the Peloponnese region of Greece, an area with 4,500 years of history and amazing natural backdrop
Peter Baker concludes his epic bike journey from London to Istanbul – despite a nasty encounter with a stinging insect and an extended visit to hospital
To mark the 70th anniversary of the first publication of the Famous Five books a new adventure trail tribute to Enid Blyton has been opened in Dorset
CA’s very own Bikelock Holmes and his ever-faithful partner Dr Matson take an invigorating spin through the Home Counties on the trail of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Peter Baker’s round-the-world journey continues as he rides from London to Istanbul over five months
Peter Baker embarked on a round-the-world journey that started with a five-month cycle from London to Istanbul, part one of a series abridged from The Jolly Pilgrim
A coast around the coastline of Morecambe Bay and surrounding Arnside and Silverdale, offering history, plenty of wildlife and stunning views
This ride takes off from Gatwick and heads straight into Greenwich on National Cycle Network route 21, touching down beside the Cutty Sark
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23rd January 2010
Rebecca Charlton says that, despite first fears, there are still significant savings to be made from the UK government’s Cycle To Work Scheme.
21st January 2011
First he was a legend at the Barcelona Olympics 1992, now he is a legend at selling critically-acclaimed bicycles. Chris Sidwells finds out what makes Chris Boardman tick.
17th October 2010
“We’re not quite sure who came up with the idea of riding from London to Brighton on Chopper-style bikes. Nobody’s done that before, and now we know why.”
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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
Rebecca Charlton delves into recent changes to the UK government’s Cycle to Work Scheme. Have they messed it up? Or is there still value for cyclists and employers?
8th October 2010
“There was always this contingent of hardcore sportive riders who talked about wanting mega-tough challenges, but we actually think that caused a bit of confusion.”
7th October 2010
Fiona Ford: “Although I wore headscarves to cover my baldness wearing a wig made me feel ‘normal’ as no one could tell I was ill.”
6th October 2010
It’s lasted twenty years but researchers in Sydney say it may be time to repeal the Australian law that compels cyclists to wear helmets.
15th September 2010
“Nothing gives you a more British sense of well being on a summer’s day than stopping in a small country tearoom for this plain or fruited wonder food.”
September 7th 2010
Meet Ted, aged 80: “They are my two regular cycling runs and if I miss one of those for any reason I go out and make up for it on my own.”
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1st May 2010
According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists, grovelling in the kerb is not the way forward if you want car drivers to take you
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