Features

Report: ride with Emma Trott plus Q&A session

20 August 2014

Young riders had a fantastic time cycling with Emma Trott in our “Ride with Emma” event. Then we interviewed her and held a Q&A session – read her straight-talking views & advice here.

Cycling and academic achievement: finding the balance

12 August 2014

Bryn Davies is a young rider who hopes to take up a place at Oxford University this Autumn. He writes about how he combines training & racing with demanding study. Bryn’s experience could help young riders (and their parents) who are struggling to find the balance between racing and school or college work.

Ride with Emma Trott

04 August 2014

Join us for our “Ride with Emma” event. It’s an opportunity for youth riders to cycle with Emma Trott at Redbridge Cycling Centre and chat with the recently-retired pro.

Assen week – Facebook Q&A transcript

23 July 2014

We’ve been publishing articles about the European Junior Cycling Tour (Assen week) to help riders & parents prepare for the event. Here’s all the information from our live Q&A session last night.

Lucy Gossage: things I wish I’d known as a kid

15 July 2014

As a child Lucy had absolutely no aptitude for sport, but she has developed to become Ironman UK Champion. If you’re a young cyclist or triathlete (or their parent), what she has learned along the way might be the most valuable advice that you’ll ever read.

Matt Walker: British Downhill Series, Round 4, Llangollen

01 July 2014

Top youth Downhill MTB racer Matt Walker tells us about his race at Round 4 of the British Downhill Series. The Llangollen course is one of the most technically challenging in the UK – read how Matt faced it down…

UK’s first Cycling Performance degree course

24 June 2014

Mark Walker leads the new Foundation Degree in Cycling Performance at Writtle College. He also provides coaching support to multi-champion Helen Wyman and other talented riders. He tells us how the new degree course gives students the chance to pursue their cycling ambitions while studying.

Interview: Chris Boardman on children’s cycling, youth racing, and his new Junior range

18 June 2014

Chris Boardman must be the most creative, influential figure in cycling today. Our 14-year-old presenter Lottie interviewed him about children cycling on the roads, youth racing, and the new Boardman Junior range.

Sir Chris Hoy answers your questions

18 June 2014

Sir Chris Hoy has answered as many of your questions as possible. Find out everything from his favourite motivational song to how he handled recovery from injury. There’s advice about how to stay motivated, handling disappointments, and dealing with pre-race nerves.

Sir Chris Hoy – advice for young riders

06 June 2014

Here are a few minutes of inspirational audio that we recorded at a Q&A session with Sir Chris Hoy. If you’re a youth rider who needs a motivational boost right now then this will do the job!