10 August 2017 - 5:28pm
This Hill is Dangerous! A History of Cycling UK's Danger and Caution Boards
Joseph Pennell Highwheel Danger Board from G Lacy Hillier Cycling 1887
Cycling UK historian Sheila Hanlon takes a look at Cycling UK’s involvement in the introduction of ‘Danger’ and ‘Caution’ signs to roads in the late 1800s.
7 August 2017 - 3:04pm
More Welsh local authorities consult on future cycle routes
Family walking and cycling in Wales
As part of the next phase of the Active Travel (Wales) Act, local authorities across Wales are beginning to map the routes where future cycling and walking routes should be created. Cycling UK reports where it’s happening and how to get involved.
5 August 2017 - 10:49am
Happy Birthday Cycling UK: Celebrating 139 years of cycling history
Cyclists' Touring Club in history books
On the anniversary of the first meeting in August 1878, Cycling UK's historian Sheila Hanlon looks back at the early history of 'The Bicycle Touring Club' and explains how it became Cycling UK.
4 August 2017 - 3:09pm
Women show their cycling spirit at the Wirral Celebration Ride
Mayor of Wirral and Ride Leaders gather for Wirral Celebration Ride
As part of the Women's Festival of Cycling, Cycling UK staff and Trustees, partners and supporters all came together to run an impressive road event in Wirral, offering three different ride distances exclusively for women.
3 August 2017 - 5:49pm
Cycling UK's inaugural Women's Festival of Cycling declared a great success!
Riders leaving New Brighton on the Wirral Celebration Rides attended by 80 women
Cycling UK's first Women's Festival of Cycling has finished, with over 70 new female-friendly rides and events taking place throughout the country during July. Festival Coordinator Julie Rand sums up the highlights of what has been an exciting month of cycling activities.
3 August 2017 - 2:52pm
What to eat when you are cycling
Claire Lloyd Team GB Triathlete
Cycling is a fickle thing, some days you can cycle for hours and feel that you could stay in the saddle forever. Other days you get to the 20 mile mark, have no energy left at all and 'bonk'! Ultimately, your body will never perform optimally if there’s nothing there to fuel whatever exercise you plan on doing. Triathlete Claire Lloyd gives her advice on what to eat and drink when you are cycling.
1 August 2017 - 9:50am
Take charge on tour - the cyclist's guide to electric power generation
Using a smartphone on a cycle tour
When mains electricity isn’t an option, a hub dynamo can keep your electrical devices topped up. Technical editor Richard Hallett explains how.
27 July 2017 - 4:20pm
Bike test: Vitus Dee 29
Vitus Dee 29 singlespeed mountain bike
Is it possible to have fun off-road on a budget? Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce finds out with the Vitus Dee 29
27 July 2017 - 11:48am
Bike test: Elephant Bike
Elephant Bike urban city bicycle
Cycle Editor Dan Joyce summons his inner postie to ride a reconditioned Royal Mail Elephant Bike
27 July 2017 - 11:12am
Bike test: B'Twin Hoprider 300 City
B'Twin Hoprider 300 City hybrid bike
Going touring on a budget? Cycle Editor Dan Joyce discovers a very capable trekking bike available for just £250
27 July 2017 - 10:04am
Great Rides: Land's End to John o'Groats
Paul Lioyd at John o' Groats
Some cycle from Land’s End to John o’ Groats for charity or for a personal challenge. Cycling UK member Paul Lloyd did it for the joy of touring.
26 July 2017 - 8:22pm
Choose the best mudguards - group test
Bike fitted with front and rear mudguards
Even for road bikes, mudguards are an off-season essential. Technical Editor Richard Hallett reviews four pairs
26 July 2017 - 2:34pm
Great Rides: Cyprus in the off season
Cyprus in winter
There’s more to Cyprus than summer beaches. Cycling UK member Howard Ashton circled the island and then crossed the Troodos Mountains in February
26 July 2017 - 12:19pm
Great Rides: Josie Dew on the Shipwrights Way
Josie Dew enjoying her 50th birthday ride
Last winter, when rainstorms were queuing up to hit the UK, Cycling UK Vice President Josie Dew celebrated her 50th with a soggy 50-miler
26 July 2017 - 10:41am
Bike test: Wiggle Road Bike
Wiggle Road Bike
Shop carefully and it’s possible to get a capable road bike for less than £300. Cycle Editor Dan Joyce goes bargain hunting
25 July 2017 - 3:21pm
Travellers' Tales: Cycling the Trans Pennine Trail
Trans Pennine Trail
Cycle campaigner Simon Geller took the Sustrans route from Southport to Hornsea
25 July 2017 - 1:42pm
100 Women in Cycling list 81-100
Tracy Moseley
Our final selection of women who inspire other women to cycle includes names from the world of cycle touring, downhill and enduro racing, several Member Group Secretaries, academics and many others, all equally noteworthy for their achievements in promoting female cycling.
21 July 2017 - 10:18am
100 Women in Cycling - Numbers 61-80
Here are more inspirational women who have made a real difference through their enthusiasm and commitment to encouraging other women to enjoy the life-enhancing activity of cycling. In no particular order, below are numbers 61 to 80 on our list of 100 Women in Cycling.
19 July 2017 - 5:35pm
Bike test: Compact folding bikes Birdy vs Brompton
Bromton S2L vs Birdy World Sport
When it collapses to the size of a suitcase, you need never be without your bike. Dan Joyce tests a budget Birdy and a 2-speed Brompton
19 July 2017 - 4:21pm
My Bike: Emily Chappell
Emily Chappell on her Shand Stooshie. Photo by Kristian Pletten
For long-distance bikepacking like the Transcontinental Race from Belgium to Greece, Emily Chappell uses a custom-built Shand Stooshie. Cycle magazine's Dan Joyce spoke to her about her bike.
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