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While out on a recent Sunday morning ride, I was caught and passed by the train of a local cycling club, and was invited to “drop on to the…

Started by Chris WebbLatest Reply

First sportive../ big ride

Had my bike for six months now and fancy taking part in something. To take part in a sportive is it a case of signing up and just taking pa…

Started by dean mcnamaraLatest Reply

Need new pedals for my bike.. What should I get.. ? Recommendations welcome

Hi I need new pedals for my bike.. I don't want to pay a fortune because my bike is only an entry level road bike. I'm looking for some sou…

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Returning to Riding

Hello everyone,not been around,due to having double heart bypass surgery.I have to say i am a bit nervous about riding again. Doctor has en…

Started by terry moriarty

6 Oct 24, 2016
Reply by Mike Hardcastle

Old Timers

Hi everyone, this will be my first post. I once read that we reach our physical peak around 28, & its downhill from there. Well at near…

Started by William Wells

2 Sep 20, 2016
Reply by terry moriarty

Cycling in Edinburgh

My son will be staying in Edinburg for a couple of years. He is tempted to try a bike instead of public transport. He dose not have much ex…

Started by Martin Cutajar

0 Jun 16, 2016

Long distance on a cyclo-cross?

Hi , I've recently had my road bike stolen. I am due to do the Coast to Coast event on 25th June. I still have a cube cyclo cross pro bike.…

Started by Paul porter

5 Jun 8, 2016
Reply by Darren Winfield

Pearl Izumi Tour Series ..... TV dates

In case there are members who don't know, the Tour Series of town centre circuit races begins this week and will be televised on the cycli…

Started by Mike the Bike

0 May 13, 2016

What's Your Top Cycling Tip?

If you could offer just one piece of advice to somebody new to road cycling, what would it be? It could be to do with bikes, maintenance, g…

Started by Wheelsuckers

66 May 12, 2016
Reply by Shaun Welburn

What a difference an inch can make ....

I've got two bikes, well, two proper road bikes, and they're both made by Genesis.  One's a Croix de Fer and the other is an Equilibrium.…

Started by Mike the Bike

3 May 11, 2016
Reply by Dave Nash

Fly tipping

After encountering a little fly tipping while out on a ride. Now I've come across this,have any of you encountered this.

Started by terry moriarty

3 May 7, 2016
Reply by terry moriarty

Just wanted to say hello

Hi to all , new member saying hello from Aberdeenshire Keen cyclist doing 1/200 miles a week proud owner of a Ribble Gran findi and waiting…

Started by Trevor hall

8 May 6, 2016
Reply by terry moriarty

Giro Heel Pads

Giro heel pads for Empire road shoes I have been waiting since November for them, I have them on everyday making a noise like high heels, I…

Started by Alexander M

2 Mar 15, 2016
Reply by Alexander M

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