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MTB

Review: Northwave Air Ladies Full Finger MTB Women’s Gloves

The Northwave Air is a lightweight long-fingered glove designed for mountain bike use but is perfectly at home on the road too. The gloves have...

Review: Northwave Air Ladies Full Finger MTB Women’s Gloves
Road Cycling Clothing

Review: Northwave Women's Venus Long Sleeve Jersey

A thick winter warming jersey from Northwave, Rachel tests the Venus Long Sleeve Jersey...

Review: Northwave Women's Venus Long Sleeve Jersey
Road Cycling Clothing

Review: Le Col Sport Ladies Winter Jacket

Rachel Sokal tests the Le Col Sport Ladies Winter Jacket, find out how she got on with it here...

Review: Le Col Sport Ladies Winter Jacket
Road Cycling Clothing

Review: Altura Women’s Synchro Short Sleeved Jersey

A striking design and well priced jersey, Rachel Sokal tests the Altura Women's Synchro Short Sleeved Jersey.

Review: Altura Women’s Synchro Short Sleeved Jersey
Where to Ride MTB

Where to Ride: Mountain Biking in Whistler, Canada

Dreaming of an amazing holiday? Mountain biking in Whistler has miles of downhill, enduro and XC trails for you to enjoy - and stunning scenery...

Where to Ride: Mountain Biking in Whistler, Canada
Mountain Bike Clothing

Review: Scott W's Sky Shorts

Rachel Sokal tests out the Scott W's Sky Shorts, perfect for both road and mtb riding.

Review: Scott W's Sky Shorts
Road Cycling Clothing

Review: Summit Different Rubik’s Cube Cycle Jersey

Rachel Sokal got her hands on one of the brightest jerseys we've seen, the Rubik's Cube Cycle Jersey.

Review: Summit Different Rubik’s Cube Cycle Jersey
MTB Events

Mountain Biking Bliss in British Columbia: The BC Bike Race in Canada

Endless trails and memories to last a lifetime. Rachel Sokal takes on a blissful BC Bike Race in Canada

Mountain Biking Bliss in British Columbia: The BC Bike Race in Canada
Road Bikes

Review: Specialized Amira 2014 Road Bike

Rachel Sokal gets her hands on the Specialized Amira, find out whether she has found her perfect road bike here.

Review: Specialized Amira 2014 Road Bike
Road Cycling Clothing

Review: De Marchi Corsa Jersey & Classico Shorts

Rachel Sokal tests out the De Marchi Corsa jersey and De Marchi Classico shorts from the luxury Italian cycling brand.

Review: De Marchi Corsa Jersey & Classico Shorts
Commuter Cycling Clothing

Review: Madison Pursuit Gilet

Rachel Sokal tests out the Madison Pursuit Gilet, but does she love or loathe the pink?

Review: Madison Pursuit Gilet
Road Cycling Clothing

Review: dhb Ladies Chase Short Sleeved Jersey

The Chase is dhb’s summer short-sleeved jersey. It has a half-zip and uses lightweight and slightly perforated fabric to maximise ventilation. In the name of testing...

Review: dhb Ladies Chase Short Sleeved Jersey
Commuter Cycling Clothing

Review: dhb Women's Switch Convertible Softshell Jacket

Is this jacket really perfect for changing weather conditions?

Review: dhb Women's Switch Convertible Softshell Jacket
Commuter Cycling Clothing

Review: Primal Wear Inc Iero2 Base Layer

Is Rachel a fan of this Primal offering?

Review: Primal Wear Inc Iero2 Base Layer
Road Cycling Clothing

Review: Sportful Bodyfit Pro Jersey and Shorts

A comfortable and high performing piece of kit.

Review: Sportful Bodyfit Pro Jersey and Shorts
MTB Events

Sun, Mud and Mountain Bikes: Riding the Andalucia Bike Race

Intrepid endurance MTB racer Rachel Sokal took on the Andalucia Bike Race. There may have been some mud.

Sun, Mud and Mountain Bikes: Riding the Andalucia Bike Race
Training & Nutrition

10 tips for avoiding injury when training

Upping your riding, or training for an event? Physiotherapist Anne Dickins shares some tips on how to avoid overdoing it.

Avoiding injury - 10 tips for riding and training
Training & Nutrition

Avoiding injury - 9 stretches for cyclists

Physiotherapist Anne Dickins shows a selection of stretches that are perfect for cyclists

Avoiding injury - 9 stretches for cyclists
Training & Nutrition

Avoiding injury - Stretching and flexibility for cyclists

Taking time to stretch and improve your flexibility can help avoid injury; here's why.

Avoiding injury - Stretching and flexibility for cyclists
MTB

dhb 2013 Sync Ladies Waterproof Jacket review

The dhb Ladies Sync Waterproof jacket is available at a bargain price, but does its performance stand up to scrutiny?

dhb 2013 Sync Ladies Waterproof Jacket review
MTB

dhb Women's Dare long sleeve thermal jersey 2013 review

Feeling the chill when out on your MTB? This jersey is designed to keep your warm and cosy.

dhb Women's Dare long sleeve thermal jersey 2013 review
Training & Nutrition

Avoiding injury - strength training for cyclists

If you want to avoid injury while cycling, then a strong core is critical. Here's what you need to look out for.

Avoiding injury - strength training for cyclists
Lifestyle

Team TWC Cycling Gear of the Year 2013: Rachel Sokal

Rachel Sokal know what she likes, and what works, when it comes to cycling kit

Team TWC Cycling Gear of the Year 2013: Rachel Sokal
Training & Nutrition

Avoiding injury - you and your bike

It's not just the bike set up you need to think about if you want to avoid injury when cycling

Avoiding injury - you and your bike
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