July 2014

Tommy Goodwin Challenge

Tommy Goodwin Challenge – September 28, 2014

The Tommy Godwin Challenge was created in 2013 by Sarah and Mike Adams to honour the cycling icon and 1948 Olympic medallist Tommy Godwin, and to build on the legacy of London 2012 (of which he was an ambassador.)   Starting and ending at the Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull
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Fairwear Shirts

Fairwear Shirts

Oh, those eternal bike commuter quandaries: smart, casual or sweaty? A quick change and a blast of deodorant in the lift? How to rock that crumpled look, once you’ve unfurled the shirt from the backpack? A possible solution comes in the form of Fairwear apparel from
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Lord of the Lochs

Lord of the Lochs – September 27, 2014

Based in and around Corpach, north of Fort William, The Lord of the Lochs Sportive returns for 2014 to take the rider on an unrivalled route of quiet roads and spectacular scenery passing many sights of historical interest. From the event start, riders will head out west to
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Nibali Wins the Tour de France 2014

Vincenzo Nibali has won the 101st edition of the Tour de France, making him only the sixth man to win all three Grand Tours – the TdF, the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana – and with a winning margin (7minutes, 52 seconds over Jean-Christophe Peraud) that is
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HPN Ultimate Cyclo-Endurance

HPN Ultimate Cyclo-Endurance

Another month, another brand-new nutrition product… Despite the relative crush of the market Ultimate Cyclo-Endurance from HPN (Hyperformance Nutrition), an isotonic mix with blended carbs and amino acids, is looking to edge out some shelf-space for itself. Cyclo grabbed a
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Isle of Man CC 24

The Isle of Man CC 24 – September 27-28

New for 2014 The Isle of Man CC 24 is a non-stop ultra-cycling challenge for the truly hardy. The challenge is simple (in concept, at least) how many laps of the TT Mountain Course can you ride in 24 hours? Open to solo riders and relay teams of 2,4,6,8,10 or 12 people, The Isle
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Dallaglio Cycle Slam

Riding the Dallaglio Cycle Slam

Taking place from June 1 to 25 the Dallaglio Cycle Slam is the Dallaglio Foundation’s largest annual fundraising event; it saw Lawrence Dallaglio and his team of core riders, including world-class athletes and celebrities, alongside 300 supporters, cycle through Italy, France,
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BLOCKHEAD

BLOCKHEAD

There are times on the longer training sessions or endurance races when a caffeine shot seems like just the thing. But with cans of energy drinks, let alone a nice tall latte or espresso shot, rarely convenient/possible BLOCKHEAD could be a solution.   BLOCKHEAD is a new
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