Articles tagged with "Featured"

Club focus: i-Team

10 April 2015

“A coach-led club with a big focus on youth development…” Portsmouth-based club i-Team lives and breathes the spirit of our “Rules” for young racing cyclists. In this feature head coach Guy Watson explains how the club sets up its kids for a lifetime of cycling enjoyment and success.

“The Rules” – rewritten for young racing cyclists

31 March 2015

Lots of cyclists quote from “The Rules” – it’s entertaining but full of terrible advice for youth riders! So here’s the YCS version of The Rules, rewritten for young racing cyclists to help them enjoy our magnificent sport. You’ll find sound advice from world-class riders, from great coaches, and from experienced parents.

Group test – 26″ wheel road/cyclocross bikes

14 March 2015

Here’s our mega group test of lightweight 26” wheel road/CX bikes ranging from £425 to £600. It’s our most thorough review ever. With a choice of six bikes, young riders have never had it so good!

Amira Mellor: My World Championships

11 February 2015

17 year old Amira Mellor has emerged as a British cyclocross sensation. She earned selection to ride for GB at the World Championships in the Czech Republic ten days ago. We asked Amira to write about her preparation for the big race and what the experience meant to her.

Club focus: Salt Ayre Cog Set

09 February 2015

Salt Ayre Cog Set has achieved huge success by developing children’s love of cycling, through access to a great cycling facility, and with the vision and hard work of volunteers.

Fixed wheel in winter, smooth in summer..?

02 February 2015

In the good old days most racing cyclists would ride a fixed-wheel bike for road training throughout the winter. Mark Wyer looks at how this can be great racing preparation for today’s youth riders too.