For the love of the group ride

I do a lot of my cycling solo. It’s easy for me as I can simply roll out at whatever time suits and with very little notice. Often I’m very last minute when I ride, keeping an eye on the best “weather window” to get out there! Riding solo, I can set my own pace,…

If you only watch one over the top marketing video today…

…make it this one for the Bowflex VeloCore! Indoor “smart bikes” are just so hot right now, it was only a matter of time before Blowflex jumped on the bandwagon. Sure maybe it’s actually really good, but this promo video, well, just sit back and enjoy the spectacle. “Three pound dumbbells so you hustle for…

UCI Virtual World Champs? You gotta be Zwifting me…

In breaking – but not surprising – news, the UCI have teamed up with Zwift to announce plans for an official UCI-sanctioned Virtual Cycling World Championships! Wait, what…? Yes. You read that right my friends. An officially recognised professional Virtual Cycling E-Sports World Championships. That’s the hallowed Rainbow Striped awarded for cycling indoors. Yeah, no….

REVIEW: dhb Aeron Pro bib shorts and jersey

A big thanks to Wheelsuckers for providing me with the kit. It’s 6am on a Sunday morning. Breakfast is eaten, my bottles are filled and I’m almost ready to ride down to meet a bunch of my club mates in Guildford for the AAT Surrey Sportive. Instead of my usual club kit, I’m pulling on…

Bike cameras in pro cycling

In my opinion, on-board bike cameras are one of the best things to happen to pro cycling coverage in recent years. It’ll only get better as the technology moves forward and funding increases. Think real time footage from sprints with data overlays of rider speed, power or hill gradient. Here’s some footage from Stage 4…