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Mark Beaumont sets new round the world cycling record

British cyclist Mark Beaumont has obliterated the record for travelling around the world on a bike. The ultra-endurance athlete managed to knock an astounding 44 days – a third – off the previous record of 123 days and he was given official verification of his achievement by Guinness World Records. Beaumont set off from France in July on a... Read More

Wahoo Kickr Climb simulator launched at Eurobike (VIDEO)

Wahoo Fitness is set to make indoor cycling training more hardcore with its new Kickr Climb indoor trainer grade simulator. The simulator setup, which works with its Kickr and Kickr Snap smart trainers can respond to real roads and climbs in workouts and virtual courses by adding physical grade changes through its new Kickr Smart Trainers. The Kickr Climb... Read More

Are you ready for the Tour of Britain? (Video)

It’s time for the 14h edition of the Tour of Britain. The world’s elite cyclists, including the return of Mark Cavendish, will compete in the race, which is one of the most prestigious dates on the cycling calendar. The eight-stage 2017 ToB starts in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Sunday September 3 and finishes in Cardiff, Wales, on September 10. Last... Read More

Sir Chris Hoy apologises for “harsh” remarks aimed at MAMILS

British cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy has backpedalled on his criticism of middle-aged male cyclists who wear Lycra – or MAMILs. The MAMIL SPORTS community (which includes all our MAIDENS) reacted with outrage at the comments with many correctly pointing out Sir Chris Hoy’s heavier cycling weight and also pointing out that it did not matter what they wore... Read More

Middle Aged urged to exercise more amid health concerns

This warning doesn’t apply to us active cycling MAMILS but more sedentary Middle-aged people are being urged to walk faster to help stay healthy, amid concern high levels of inactivity may be harming their health. Officials at Public Health England said the amount of activity people did started to tail off from the age of 40. They are urging... Read More

Breakaway cyclist knocked off bike mid-race by pedestrian (WATCH)

Competitive cyclist George Wood was looking good for the win at the recent Leicester Castle Classic Road Race when his race was abruptly ended by a pedestrian. After a successful attack George rounded the corner and was pulling away when a spectator passed through the barriers and walked into the path of George bringing them both down. Both cyclist... Read More

Are you ready for the Vuelta a Espana ?

The 2017 Vuelta a Espana takes place between the 19th August – 10th September and sees the rides tackle nearly 3,300 kms of racing, including 9 summit finishes. Starting in Nîmes, France on Saturday 19th August with a 13.8km team time trial the Vuelta then takes on flat stage along the coast to Narbonne before hitting the mountains where... Read More

Cycling world mourns death of Aussie champ Steve Wooldridge

The Australian and world cycling community is in mourning following the news Australian former world champion and Olympic gold-medallist Steve Wooldridge (OAM) has died aged 39. Wooldridge took home gold as part of Australia’s Team Pursuit at the Athens Olympic Games in 2004. One of the country’s most decorated cyclists, he also won a Commonwealth Games silver medal and... Read More

Watch: Van driver tries to hit cyclist. Jogger pushes woman at bus.

Two videos caught our attention this week demonstrating the worst aspects of human behavior. It really makes us wonder what goes through some people’s minds, as there seems to be no logic or reason behind these actions. In the first video, filmed on August 6th, a cyclist is filmed by the car behind cycling normally down an urban road... Read More