Articles tagged with "Road"

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!

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.

Olympic dreams: young talent and the Performance Pathway

19 December 2014

The Performance Pathway is the talent development structure underpinning Great Britain’s astonishing elite racing success. With its new Olympic Development Apprentices programme, how well does it serve ambitious youth riders? Our in-depth feature includes an interview with Ian Yates, the man at the helm of the Pathway.

What can cycling learn from football?

10 November 2014

GB has been a super-power of cycle racing for as long as most youth riders can remember. So surely our talent development process must already work perfectly then? We identify important issues affecting your child’s development and enjoyment of the sport.

Design a bike for us!

16 October 2014

We’re going to test a bike from Mango Bikes but we can’t decide on a custom colour scheme. That’s where you come in… And if we like your design the best, that’s the bike that will be built for our review.

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.