Pro Cycling Season in Australia

Get ready for an overload of pro cyclists awkwardly cuddling koalas and fondling baby kangaroos, because before the much loved European Classics Season gets underway, there’s a couple of sun soaked Aussie races for the pros to test their legs on. These season opening races provide the perfect outlet to blow away those off-season cobwebs and…

Aviva Tour of Britain 2015

The 2015 Aviva Tour of Britain kicks off today, with the first stage starting from Beaumaris in Wales, before heading around the country through eight stages, with the final stage seeing riders race through the streets of London next Sunday. Stage 1, Sunday, September 6, Beaumaris to Wrexham, 178km Stage 2, Monday, September 7, Clitheroe to Colne,…

Wiggo’s Hour Record Attempt

This Sunday will see Bradley Wiggins attempt to smash the hour record. There’s been a huge amount of interest in the record since the UCI relaxed the rules so that you no longer need to ride a Merckx style bike. Eddy Merckx’s 1972 hour record bike compared to Alex Dowsett’s 2015 track bike! Many people are expecting Wiggins to destroy…

Saturday Staple & Crocknorth

I broke a spoke on my TT bike’s rear wheel earlier this week, so today I decided to head south into Surrey and test the legs with a few climbs on the road bike. The first climb of the day, Staple Lane is a favourite of mine. It was the first “Surrey Hill” I rode when I joined Woking CC…