Category Archives: Cycling

“Mile-a-Minute Murphy”

Guest blog by Michael Hutchinson Track racing in the 1890s was hugely popular, much more so than today. There were 17 tracks in the London area alone, some with 10,000 capacities. Brass bands, announcers, officials in striped blazers… the picture … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury Christmas Gift Guide

Need a gift for the cyclist in your life? From stocking fillers to beautiful photographic guides, we’ve got Christmas covered. Take a look at just a few of our Christmas picks, then head to the sale where all our books are 45% off!* … Continue reading

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Essential exercises to keep you on the bike

Adapted from Ride Strong: Essential Conditioning for Cyclists by Jo McRae One of the best things about riding a bike is that it reminds us what it feels like to be a kid. It gives us back the sense of pleasure and … Continue reading

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Racing to Equality

An extract from Kicking Off by Sarah Shephard “I asked renowned cycling journalist and author Richard Moore for his view on Team Sky’s reluctance to get involved in women’s cycling, as someone who has spent much time in the company of … Continue reading

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The Science of the Tour de France

Guest blog by James Witts Tyler Hamilton, Floyd Llandis, Lance Armstrong… The peloton’s worth of professional cyclists who have risen and fallen at the tip of a needle has left cycling’s reputation tarnished. Okay, that’s an understatement. Until Russia and … Continue reading

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Leading a Revolution in Women’s Cycling

Suze Clemitson on the Aviva Women’s Tour It’s fair to say that, in Britain, we love our Golden Girls. Women like Nicole Cooke, Victoria Pendleton, Laura Trott have all ridden to Olympic glory. And when Lizzie Armitstead battled Marianne Vos … Continue reading

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Insights from the Giro d’Italia

Matt Rabin, Chiropractor for the Cannondale Pro Cycling team, reports from the Grand Tour It’s the final rest day of the 2016 Giro D’Italia, and we are camped up in Bressanone in Alto Adige, as far north as you can … Continue reading

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The Pain Free Cyclist

Maybe you’ve been watching the Tour and feeling inspired to get out on your bike again after a crash? Or maybe you were in the Tour and had to abandon due to injury? (Fabian, Tony, Simon, et al. – we … Continue reading

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Save a 1/3 off Cycling Books

Save, save, save! It may be the first rest day of the Tour, but there’s no time to waste – Grab yourself a bargain with our summer cycling offer!! Click on the picture above to see our fantastic offer.

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Want to look at what goes into a £9,000 pro bike? Our brilliant new book presents #cycling in a way you’ve never seen before!

Mixing cycling facts with expert bike tech insights, the Infographic Guide To Cycling gives a unique and intriguing overview to the realm of the velocipede, from cycling greats and kings of the road, the Classics and the Grand Tours, track … Continue reading

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