Articles tagged with "Featured"

Setting up drop handlebar bikes for young riders – Parts 1 to 4

25 April 2014

In this comprehensive feature we show how to set up a drop handlebar road, track or cyclocross bike for a young rider. Our guide tackles every stage of setting up the riding position in seven separate videos.

“To finish first you must first finish” – Bikeability! and youth racing cyclists

08 April 2014

We asked Nick Higgins, a Bikeability Instructor from leading cycle training company BikeRight!, to give his views about the importance of being safe on the roads, and how this can help with training & racing for youth riders.

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.

Video review: Hoy Cammo road bike

17 March 2014

Sir Chris made it clear that he was closely involved in every aspect of HOY Bikes, so we expected a lot from the Cammo junior road bike. There’s a growing choice of quality road bikes for kids, so the Cammo needs to impress. Watch our full review video to see whether it lived up to expectations.

Bringing up a world champion

13 March 2014

What’s it like to bring up a world champion? We asked John & Carol Armitstead, parents of Lizzie, about how they helped her develop from a primary school all-rounder to become a top pro cyclist. If you’re the parent of an ambitious youth rider, read the wisdom within their comments.