Features

Ben Tulett blog: cyclocross 2014/15

20 January 2015

Still an Under 14 youth rider, Ben Tulett has been a top-performer for many years. Here’s his blog about a cyclocross season in which he has absolutely dominated his age category at national level.

Higher education as an athlete

12 January 2015

Should an elite cyclist or triathlete go to university after their A-Levels? How should they choose a university, and choose the right course? Here’s how George Schwiening, Junior World Duathlon Champion, decided whether to go, where to go, what to study – and how to make it work.

Big Bobble Hat competition: winner announced

18 December 2014

Thank you to everyone who designed a new Big Bobble Hat. Our friends at BBH have decided on the winner. See who won and, if you entered the comp, you’ll also find out a rather nice surprise…

Helen Wyman interview: living life to the full

25 November 2014

Helen Wyman is one of the very best cyclocross riders in the world. Her positive attitude shines through – read her advice for young riders, making the most of whatever talent you have, and living life to the full.

Kids’ Guide to the Milton Keynes Cyclocross World Cup

21 November 2014

What to see, who to cheer for! Anna Buick has written our children’s guide to enjoying the first ever cyclocross World Cup to be held in the UK.

Competition: design a beautiful bold Big Bobble Hat for your bonce

14 November 2014

All of the most fabulous riders at bike races are wearing Big Bobble Hats this season to keep warm. Now you can design a hat for us and win a couple for yourself!

Harry Paine’s preparations for the National 10 Mile TT Champs

11 September 2014

16-year-old Harry Paine will compete in Saturday’s “GHS” National 10 Mile Time Trial Championship. Here’s how he has prepared for the race, and how time trialling fits into his overall cycle racing plans.

When dreams of a pro career end: Part Two

07 September 2014

In part two of his courageous feature, Luke Hattersley tells us what happened after he decided to stop cycle racing and end his ambition of becoming a pro. He gives his advice to help today’s ambitious youth riders, and his mum Jules gives her perspective too.

When dreams of a pro career end: Part One

04 September 2014

So many youth riders have their hearts set on a pro career. But only a tiny proportion of those riders will ever reach the highest level of the sport. Luke Hattersley tells us his own candid story about what happens when the dream ends.

Enter our Pro Cycling Trumps competition

03 September 2014

We’re big fans of Pro Cycling Trumps and their brilliant illustrations of today’s pro team riders. In our new competition you can win a unique prize: an A3-sized customised print of YOU drawn in the same style as the pros, plus runner-up prizes too!