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Race report: BDS Rd3 – Rhyd-y-Felin

#TeamWheelies DH have been out again, this time to round 3 of the British Downhill Series at Rhyd-y-Felin in North Wales. Find out how their race went.

Race Report: 2015 Scott MTB Marathon Series – Round 3

Round 3 of the 2015 Scott MTB Marathon Series saw Team Wheelies head to the picturesque market town of Church Stretton in Shropshire. Saturday As with all of the rounds in the series you ride on the Sunday. Saturday is all about enjoying the atmosphere at the event village and mixing with the other riders, …

Race Report: Mondraker Enduro Series RD3 (Crychan & Irfon Forests)

Wheelies staff member Dean Williams is competing in the Mondraker Welsh National Enduro Championship this season. Here he talks about how he got on at round 3 in Crychan and Irfon last weekend. Preparation I stuck to my 2 day pre-race rest period as normal, so travelling up to the race HQ I was feeling …

2014 Tour de France: jerseys explained and who to watch

The Tour de France is the most highly anticipated bike race. The 2014 event runs from the 5th – 27th of July, with the opening three stages being held right here in the UK. Each rider of the Tour de France will cover a total of 3,656km (2,278 miles) over 21 stages, with only two …

Race Report: Scott MTB Marathon Series, Round 1

12th – 13th April 2014, Royal Welsh Show Ground, Builth Wells, Wales. Race weekend arrived and it was hard to believe that just over four weeks had passed since I signed up for the first round of the Scott MTB Marathon series based at the prestigious Royal Welsh Showground. Never had a setting been so …

Scott MTB Marathon Series 2014

After a few years of entering various events, just to get a feel of what is was all about, I thought I’d present myself with a different challenge for 2014, one which I could hopefully look to improve on event after event. I’ve looked at the Scott MTB Marathon Series in its previous guise and …

Handy Tips to Keep up Your Cycling Motivation

Sometimes hopping on your bike and going for a ride can be the easiest decision of the day. But as the nights start to draw in and the autumnal chill begins to introduce itself, the comfort of your warm home or car can sound much better than a saddle, especially when coupled with being battered …

Tips for riding Downhill bikes

Anyone who rides bikes will have at some point ridden one down a hill and will know just how fun it can be! They will also know how easy it is to pick up speed, which makes downhill mountain biking a very dangerous sport. I’m going to go through some tips and techniques that will …

Contador takes the 2012 Vuelta a España

Throughout the first half of this years Vuelta a España it really was anyone’s race. Rodriguez proved himself on the hills ahead of Contador with Valverde and Froome close behind. Just like Contador predicted, it took him a while to get back his mojo, but once he did, he crawled it all back and took …

What’s happened so far in the 2012 Vuelta?

This year’s Vuelta a Espana was kicked into motion at stage one in Pamplona. A 16.5km Team Time Trial that saw the Spanish 25-year-old, Jonathan Castroviejo of the Movistar team, put on the first leader’s jersey of this years race! Last year’s Champion Juan Jose Cobo split just at the end and found himself four …