Not just in the UK but through-out the world there are some excellent cycling evens to take part in. From family rides to sportives to time trials and races. However, here we look at some slightly alternative cycling events, cycling events in the UK that could be described as unusual or even whacky – some are… Read more »
Riding from the sun and back Coop member Alex recently completed Ride to the Sun, a cross border 100 mile event from Carlisle to Cramond through the night. Fancy it? This bike, along with many others, is available to demo for one or two days. Take a look at Alex’s report: “Wow!”… That’s how it… Read more »
Road bikes have come in all sorts of shapes and sizes over the past 100-plus years so finding the best road bike for you might seem overwhelming. Here’s one Cannondale did already, on the right. Today, the design has pretty much settled down, so at least 90% of today’s road bikes come in one of… Read more »
Written by Bicycle Co-op member Ged No – not this Beastie! Last Saturday I rode the Beastie section of the Flying Scotsman Sportive – a timed bike ride on a route devised and led by the Flying Scotsman himself, Graeme Obree. The route took in some of the most challenging B roads in East Ayrshire… Read more »
When my friends suggested I might want to join them on the 3 Pistes Sportive – a ride that is billed, ‘the UK’s highest sportive’ – I thought, why not?