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Cycle sport and asthma

01 April 2014

There are 1.1 million children with asthma in the UK alone. Mark Wyer looks at how cycling can be a great way to manage the condition, and how racing with asthma can be achieved.

Lizzie Armitstead interview: the Olympics, life as a pro, and the future

18 March 2014

Although still only 25 years old, Lizzie Armitstead has chalked up a magnificent list of achievements. We asked Lizzie about the Olympics, her development into a top pro, and her motivation. She also told us about her life as an elite cyclist, and what she thinks the future might hold.

London Bike Show – what will be there for youth cycling?

12 February 2014

It’s the bike show season. With the explosion of children’s cycling and the increased spend on youth products, the shows are becoming more relevant. So we’ve taken a look at the exhibitors list at the London Bike Show and picked out a few stands.

All about Go-Ride Holiday Programmes

31 January 2014

If your child is considering taking up cycling or if they want to develop some new skills then British Cycling’s Holiday Programme sessions might be for them. We asked Go-Ride Coach Alison Lilley to tell us all about these great youth development opportunities.

The School Games – preparing our future Olympians

28 January 2014

The Sainsbury’s School Games is a multi-sport event that took place in September 2013. Huw Williams, coach of the South East road cycling team at the School Games, tells us why taking part is so valuable for Britain’s future stars.

Q & A with Abbie Dentus – competing at the School Games

28 January 2014

Abbie Dentus is one of the most successful young riders in the country. She competed in the Sainsbury’s 2013 School Games as a member of the South East regional team. We asked her about her experience of the event.

Skills analysis: National Youth Cyclo-Cross Championships

24 January 2014

Mark Wyer went to this year’s National Cyclo-Cross Championships to analyse the skills required for youth riders to tackle the course effectively. Our video shows what the riders had to face and the different choices that they made.

Tackling national-level cyclo-cross events: a guide for youth riders & parents

16 January 2014

YCS Training & Development Editor Mark Wyer reports on the challenges facing youth riders competing at the 2014 National Cyclo-Cross Championships. Read about race preparation, equipment, pit duties, and what to do at every stage of the day.

When should your child use clipless pedals?

27 November 2013

One of the biggest changes riders make as novices is going from flat pedals to clipless pedals. This article discusses when to take that step, which system to use, how to set clipless pedals up, and how each discipline of the sport has particular requirements.

Frog 60 MTB review

14 November 2013

Can the 60 MTB combine the simplicity & light weight of a hybrid with the effective front suspension of a “proper” MTB?