Information and advice article for cyclists,including routes for cyclists and cycle kit reviews

Lenzerheide to Arosa and Chur MTB Route

Lenzerheide and Arosa is the ultimate venue for mountainbikers. The two valley sides of Lenzerheide, ‘Red Peak’ and ‘Western Summits’, as well as the foothills to the north and south are the real trail paradise for mountainbikers to visit from all over the world.

Lore One 3D Cycling Shoe

The LOREOne performance cycling shoe looks across all aspects of how the foot works, and how each aspect of the foot can differ in structure and use for various people. Rather than following the traditional footwear design, LORE scan the foot and produce an exact wrapped LORE shoe, encased in carbon, which according to their pre-production research and testing maximises performance and power outputs.

Furka Pass Cycling Route

Sean Connery took to these roads in the classic Bond Movie ‘Goldfinger’, and now you too can, as you ride through spectacular scenery and enjoy the breathtaking mountain roads of Switzerland.

Trail building the ELECTRIC SNAKE for Val di Sole World Championships

 The UCI MTB 2021 World Championships will be held in Val di Sole from 25 to 29 August. But how is a world cup track created? Who is a trail builder and how does one become one? THOK E-Bikes asked a real guru (Italian but internationally renowned): Pippo Marani. He uses THOKs E-Bikes to move around the slopes.

Summer Cycling in a Pandemic

It’s summer, but it’s not really summer. Yes, the sun is high and warm, but we simply can’t enjoy it in the way that we want to. Our writers were supposed to be competing in and writing about the legendary Trans Alp mountain bike race this year – but covid travel restrictions put paid to it.

New Ordnance Survey Mapping

We’re changing how we share Ordnance Survey mapping of our routes. From August 2021 there’ll be far more mapping options available to you, and the ability to do ‘fly throughs’.

Read about the reaons and benefits here.

Camelbak Mule Pro 14 Backpack

There are so many options for biking backpacks these days. However, Camelbak have revisited the classic Mule pack, and they’ve created something rather special. We took a close look at it over spring and early summer.

Elite Tuo – Summer Rescue

Summer cycling can hit and miss due to the unexpected weather. Thankfully Elite have developed interactive trainers like the TUO that aren’t too concerned about the rain. Using the Elite ‘My E-Training’ app with the TUO, you can cycle around the world when heavy sorms and showers stop your outside fun.

Triathlon Training – Brick Workouts

Training for 2 disciplines back to back – brick training. It’stough but worthwhile, and triathlon coach Nadezhda guides you through the process with this great article.