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Sportful AW17 Showcase

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Sportful AW17 Showcase

Sportful have launched their 2017 Autumn/Winter range providing the right kit to see you through the harshest of weather conditions, providing great fit, comfort and durability. Here we take a look at the key pieces to look out for during the season, many of which will be worn by the two World Tour teams Sportful sponsor, Trek-Segafredo and Bahrain Merida.

2017-08-18 14:14:41By Tom Lowe

La Vuelta Espaná - Santini Capsule Collection

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La Vuelta Espaná - Santini Capsule Collection

Santini once again have been working hard to bring us a collection that sits superbly between the four official jerseys of the Vuelta Espaná. Santini's designs supporting more than 80 years of experience are close to everyone’s hearts.

2015-06-16 11:51:30By Heidi Anderson

26 or 29er Mountain bike: Which one is better?

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26 or 29er Mountain bike: Which one is better?

26ers were the one and only option a few years ago. They were the size wheel that was standard on a mountain bike every one who owned a mtb had a 26 inch wheel. No one had anything else and no one thought any different until the 29er came out. A 29er is a larger size wheel that has a faster rolling speed.

2017-08-03 12:51:47By Heidi Anderson

Le Tour - Fun and mindblowing facts.

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Le Tour - Fun and mindblowing facts.

If you want your mind blown with some of the most craziest facts you will ever read then look no further! We have come up with some of the most obscure and crazy facts that will get the conversations going on your local club run.

2017-06-30 16:08:47 By Heidi Anderson


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5 Essential Mountain Bike Skills

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5 Essential Mountain Bike Skills

In our heads we would love to think we look like Nino Schurter or Danny Hart. Free and loose on the bike , throwing the bike into berms, cruising up climbs and tail whipping off tabletops! In reality, if you are honest with yourself this really isn't the case. In fact if you are reading this then it's more like you are looking to improve your skills, get smoother, climb better and descent with confidence.

2017-07-28 15:25:48By Heidi Anderson

What is mountain bike racing?

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What is mountain bike racing?

Sounds self-explanatory? It's racing a mountain bike right? Well, there is quite a bit to mountain bike racing and one of the great things about mtb racing is that it is very accessible to all levels from under 8's to super vets and is a great way to start off racing whatever your age or ability.

2017-07-25 08:51:17By Heidi Anderson

Jerseys of the Tour de France

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Jerseys of the Tour de France

Over the course of the three-week Tour, the professional peloton will be racing for a number of jerseys. Inevitably, the best all-round rider wins the Yellow Jersey from Le Coq Sportif. All leader's jerseys are won by following the same concept and we talk you through the rules.

2017-07-10 15:29:58By Elizabeth Demetriou

What do the Tour de France riders get up to on rest days?

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What do the Tour de France riders get up to on rest days?

So you have in mind that the riders would stay in bed all day being fed and watered and massaged all day? This is what us, the average cyclists would do right? Surely this seems like the most obvious thing to do? Well, think again! Believe it or not the TDF riders actually go for a ride! Albeit a nice steady one. 

2017-07-09 22:29:25By Heidi Anderson

How do you get to compete in the Tour de France?

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How do you get to compete in the Tour de France?

Have you ever wondered how the riders get to ride in the most prestigious race in the world? How do they get in these races? Do you have to qualify? Do you have to win certain races? Do you have to apply to World Tour teams? Do you have to be a certain speed? How do you get into it?

2017-07-07 11:07:31By Heidi Anderson