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What is Cyclocross?

With origins dating at least as far back as the 1900s, cyclocross has remained a consistently popular winter cycle sport for the last century. So what’s it all about then?

The history of Scott bikes

Today, Scott Sports produce some of the most technically innovative and versatile road & mountain bikes available. Is it any surprise that this very approach is exactly how Ed Scott started the business? We take a look back at the history of Scott Sports.

Great gift ideas for cyclists this Christmas

It’s that time of year again, the decorations go up, meals turn into feasts and the enjoyment of present buying sets in. There’s no better feeling than discovering the perfect present for someone, so check out our gift guide where you will find lots of great gifts, all in one place. You can easily find …

The Season of the sniffle – How to best cure your cold!

Reaching for the Lemsip? Suffering? It’s the right time of year, so I’ll let you off. It’s colder out and it’s darker earlier in the evening so we’re spending more time huddled indoors. This might keep your extremities warm and you might think it’s best for you, but germs like it too… and you know …

London 2012: Storey takes gold and world record in opening ceremony!

Sarah Storey of Great Britain set one of the four world records in the opening session of the Paralympics in the Velodrome. She claimed her victorious win in the women’s Individual C5 Pursuit, catching her opponent (Anna Harkowska) after just six of the 12 laps giving her not only a win but a new world …

Brazilian inmates cycle for freedom!

In Santa Rita do Sapucai (Brazil) a judge has introduced a sentence-reducing scheme for inmates. Electricity-generating bicycles have been introduced in the prison which are connected to batteries and used in the evening to light up street lamps. The inmates will be awarded with one day off of their sentence for every three days that’s spent cycling. The inmates …