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Meet the 121,000km man – video

It’s the world’s oldest, toughest cycling record: set by Tommy Godwin in 1939, the greatest distance covered by a cyclist in a year still stands at 120,805km/75,065 miles. But all that could be about to change. Bruce Berkeley, a New Zealand-born bike mechanic based in southwest London, is one of a few current challengers taking […]

Bell wants to grow women's mountain biking from the ground up

Californian-based helmet company Bell has launched a women’s mountain biking ambassador scheme with a view to encouraging and developing the sport in new locations via burgeoning scenes across the US.  Joy Ride is Bell’s name for its women’s-specific products, and more widely for its efforts to increase female participation in cycling, with a focus on […]

Five things we learned about shock pumps

We recently tested 11 big-brand shock pumps in an effort to discover which is best when it comes to adding the right amount of air to your suspension. During our testing, we learned things from industry experts and realized other things from our time checking pressures. With that, here are five things we learned about […]

Dropbyke is shaking up the city bike hire model

Move aside Santander Cycles, make way Citi Bike NYC, there’s a new way to rent a bike in town. Introducing Dropbyke, a mobile app-based system that allows you to pick up and drop off a bike wherever you fancy, without the eternal search for a docking station with space.  Cycling is the perfect way to […]