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Category: Cycling Abroad

The Best Cycling Navigation Apps

Cycling navigation

Smartphones have become increasingly popular in all walks of life, so it’s perhaps inevitable that cycling enthusiasts have found a use for them while pedalling. One of the most popular uses for a phone when cycling is navigating and route planning – that’s why we’ve done our research to bring you the best cycling navigation…

5 of the Best Cycling Holidays

Cycling holidays

What could be more enjoyable than going on holiday? For us cycling enthusiasts, a holiday centred around cycling of course! We’ve chosen our 5 best cycling holidays, all of which are all geared towards maximum enjoyment and contain nothing too strenuous. After all, it is a holiday! 1. Prague to Budapest: Cuisine, Culture, and Beer…

The Scariest Climbs in the World

Scariest climbs

From seasoned professionals to those who pedal for fun, there’s nothing that quite strikes fear into the heart of cyclists than a tough climb. In the spirit of Halloween, we’ve taken a look at some of the world’s toughest and scariest climbs. 1. Koppenberg – Belgium Just because a climb isn’t long, doesn’t mean it…

Lizzie Deignan Previews: Bergen 2017

Lizzie

Despite Lizzie Deignan (formerly Armitstead) playing down her form at the beginning of the season – thanks to an illness she was battling all spring – her results say otherwise. She scored three second places to her Boels-Dolmans team-mate Anna van der Breggen in the three races of the Ardennes Classics – Flèche Wallonne, Liège-Bastogne-Liège…

UCI Road World Championships: A History

Bergen

With 1000 athletes competing and around 200 million people tuning in to watch it annually on TV, the UCI Road World Championships has long been regarded as the biggest international cycling event in the world. For the vast majority of elite athletes, the World Championships represent the biggest test of the year, which is a testament…

Your Essential Guide To Cycling Holidays In France

Many consider France as the greatest destination for a cycling holiday, and for good reason. The landscape is stunning, the climate is fair and French motorists usually respect cyclists. (Yes, they really do!) And of course, at the end of every bike ride, you get to enjoy delicious French food and wine. If you’re considering…

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