Articles tagged with "Road"

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.

Video review: Carrera Zelos Junior road bike

06 March 2014

A proper road bike that can be bought for just over £200? Does it have a part to play in Under 10 and Under 12 circuit racing, and can it really be raced seriously against its competitors costing £400 or more?

Your chance to ask Lizzie Armitstead

06 February 2014

We’re currently putting together a Question and Answer article with Lizzie Armitstead. Yes, THE Lizzie Armitstead! Olympic Silver Medallist, National Road Race Champion, Team Pursuit World Champion, and now a pro rider on the Boels-Dolmans team. And we want YOUR questions for Lizzie…

First look: Carrera Zelos Junior road bike

05 February 2014

The Carrera Zelos Junior is the cheapest bike that we’ve ever tested, but it’s probably one of the most important: it can be bought for just over £200 at the moment, making the sport accessible for parents who can’t justify paying £400+ for a junior road bike. So far the Zelos Junior looks like it could be the best kept secret in youth cycling at the moment…