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Posted by Rachel Beard on 07-Jun-2017 16:50:11

As it is National Bike Week, an annual event encouraging daily cycling for everyone, we thought we would support this and give you ten reasons why you should start (or carry on) cycling.

Check them out now and after you're done, get on your bike!

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Posted by Rachel Beard on 31-May-2017 15:20:36

National Bike Week will soon be upon us, so we thought this was the perfect opportunity to pick out a few of our cycle challenges which we think will take your fancy. We have included a selection for all abilities.. so what are you waiting for? You might just find your trip of a lifetime!


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Ultimate road cycling: A guide to 5 famous climbs of the Giro d'Italia

Posted by Rachel Beard on 19-May-2017 13:25:55

The Giro d'Italia started in 1909 and has run every year since, except for brief stops for the two World Wars. Like the Tour de France, this race is a multi-stage ride, taking place in May-June each year and 2017 marks it's centenary year! In celebration, and, to indulge the keen road cyclists amongst us,  we've delved into some of the famous climbs featured on the route; so if you're following the race right now, here's a short guide to 5 of the classic climbs - including the epic Stelvio Pass...

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Topics: Tales from the outdoors

ZAMBIA: What you need to know before you go

Posted by Rachel Beard on 12-May-2017 07:36:00


Zambia is a place of spectacular natural beauty, friendly culture and, of course, the magnificent Victoria Falls. But beyond the sugar plantations, Baobab trees and colourful local villages, there's a little more about the people, food, culture, weather and importantly, what to read to whet your wanderlust before you go...

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Topics: The Kit List