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Le Tour de France explained

Millions of people worldwide are transfixed each and every year as the annual Tour de France is run. In case you aren’t one of these people, and you don’t really get what the fuss is about, or maybe you just don’t understand the rules and terminology, here is a quick primer so that you can join in on the fun this year! The Tour de France started in 1903 when a French newspaper wanted to drum up some publici ...

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From Commuter Cycling to Distance Cycling

Now, I'd say this is fine for my daily commute - but it isn't. It's crap. It can be really crap. I'm constantly relieved (and surprised) when I finish my journey and my wheels are still round. But this isn't about commuting, this about distance cycling, and how one translates to the other. I live in London, a city of eight million people, six thousand traffic lights and around half a million bike journey's ...

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The rules

You'll come to realise the more you read this site that we are very much anti-clique - if you have any ambition to sit on a saddle (or recumbent seat I guess) and shove some pedals you're fine by us. Even if you don't actually get around to doing it. You see, cycling is anarchy; it has no rules, you need no permission from a fucker with a form to whizz down a hill upon two wheels (or three on a recumbent, s ...

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Can I get a ‘hell yeah’ for Team Wiggle Honda?

I can remember sitting with a warm can of ale watching Wiggins romp to victory in the 2012 Tour de France and wondering what would amuse me next.  Next up on ITV4 was 'The Cycle Show' (which we like!) and guesting that night were a few cyclists who had done very well in a certain worldwide competition that involved rings in the logo, the type of organisation that would shit on the heads of nobodies like tho ...

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Welcome to our little hole on the web

We've been lurking around and talking in hushed whispers in darkened corners (of pubs) about starting our own cycling news site for far too long, we've come out of the closet proudly wearing ill-fitting lycra and we're ready to stick to the man.  We're not sure who the man we'll be sticking it to is, so any suggestions are welcome, or not actually, keep your negativity to yourself.  We're here to be the voi ...

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