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THE TOUR DE SPARE ROOM

19 January 2017 09:15:00 GMT

launch rideAt this time of year we can often spend as long getting ready for ride and getting undressed after a ride as we do on our bikes

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Posted in Products Things We Like Rides By Rob McCreedie

ORANGE AND VANILLA GRANOLA

12 January 2017 00:00:00 GMT

Blue PadIn these cold and probably wet mornings it’s all we can do to persuade ourselves to get out of bed, let alone ride our bikes.

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Posted in Things We Like Recipes By Rob McCreedie

JUST WILD ABOUT SAFFRON

4 January 2017 14:58:00 GMT

saffron frameworksLondon framebuilder Saffron Frameworks has been creating bespoke bikes and winning awards for doing so for five years. Founded by Matthew Sowter, who honed his skills at Enigma Bikes, and now joined by Andy Matthews formerly of Kinoko Cycles, Saffron create beautiful and functional handcrafted bikes tailored specifically to their lucky owners.

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Posted in Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

BITE THE FROST BACK - A GUIDE TO THERMALS

6 December 2016 09:15:00 GMT

launch rideOur thermal range has been designed for those days when you daren’t open the curtains to check the weather, when the alarm clock seems to go off in the middle of the night and when café stops bring hot soup and not ice cream.

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Posted in Products Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

PASTIES, PINTS AND PICTURES

27 October 2016 09:15:00 BST

launch rideIn late September we had the pleasure of shooting the new Autumn / Winter 2016 range here in Devon. On a stunning early Autumn day we started from the south end of Exmoor, wheeling through lanes and over moors before heading to the coast.

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Posted in Events Legends Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

RIDE CLUB - COUNTY MAYO

18 October 2016 21:15:00 BST

Mayo  Ride HeaderThe next in our continuing series of our favourite rides we head west to the emerald isle and County Mayo, a stunning contrast of surf, mountains, fjords and flatlands.

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Posted in Events Things We Like Rides By Rob McCreedie

THE CURSE

10 October 2016 09:15:00 BST

the curseOctober welcomes a week of Road World Championship events in Doha, where we wait to see who will emerge triumphant from the windy deserts of Qatar.

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Posted in Events Legends Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

RIDE CLUB - ISLE OF WIGHT

1 September 2016 21:15:00 BST

IOW Ride HeaderWe all have our favourite rides, whether it’s a training ride, a café ride or a veiled excuse to have an ice cream on the seafront. The best thing about these rides is taking new people along, so we thought we’d start sharing our favourite rides and asking our friends to do the same.

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Posted in Events Things We Like Rides By Rob McCreedie

CHAMPS FOR THE CHAMPS

22 July 2016 00:15:00 BST

Grand Finale HeaderThere are fewer more iconic sporting images than the sight of a peloton sprinting around Paris in a final celebratory effort. From champagne swilling yellow jerseys to mad breakaways attacking the cobbles around the Arc de Triomphe the scenes are etched in our memories.

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Posted in Events Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

A YEAR IN THE SADDLE

16 June 2016 12:57:00 BST

Spring/Summer 2016At the beginning of this year when most of us were nursing hangovers and vowing to never eat again Kajsa Tylen began her quest to break a world record.

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Posted in Legends Things We Like Rides By Rob McCreedie

IN THE PINK

13 May 2016 10:58:20 BST

Spring/Summer 2016Like most of the big races, the Giro d’Italia started as a vehicle to increase sales of a newspaper. In 1909 the famous pink pages of La Gazzetta dello Sport gave the world the second Grand Tour and almost the most iconic coloured leaders jersey in cycling.

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Posted in Events Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

OBSESSIVE CYCLING DISORDER

29 April 2016 14:00:00 BST

Baked PorridgeWe spoke to ultra-endurance cyclist Juliana Buhring ahead of Race Across America 2016 to find out about her penchant for long distances, the necessity for good kit and the battle of mind and body.

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Posted in Events Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

TRANS-AMERICA IN 30 DAYS

1 April 2016 09:00:00 BST

Blue PadOn 4th June 2016 Laura will be embarking on an incredible adventure - a 4,400 mile race across 10 states in the USA. We spoke to Laura about the race, her preparations and why she is even attempting something so huge!

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Posted in Events Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

CHOCOLATE ESPRESSO ENERGY BALLS

25 February 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Blue PadOften the routes for our rides are designed to take in the best café stops, providing that necessary hit of energy in the form of coffee and cake. Those stops are always a refreshing alternative to the energy bars or gels in your jersey pocket.

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Posted in Things We Like Recipes By Rob McCreedie

AUDAX

17 February 2016 15:27:00 GMT

Blue PadHarry Engels is an editorial and commercial photographer from London with a love for cycling that has seen him work with cycling brands and publications at home and abroad. His latest personal work, The Audax Project, explores the weird and wonderful world of long distance cycling.

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Posted in Events Things We Like By Rob McCreedie

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