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2015 Tour of Wessex Entries Open

Posted Thursday 23rd October 2014 -

Entries are now open for the 2015 edition of the Tour of Wessex in what will be its tenth anniversary year. As in previous years places are limited to 2,000 entrants and demand is always high so it’s best get your entry in early to avoid missing More >

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2015 Wiggle Super Series Launches Soon

Posted Monday 20th October 2014 -

The 2015 Wiggle Super Series will officially launch on Wednesday 22nd October 2014. The hugely popular series attracted almost 60,000 riders across 45 events all over the United Kingdom in 2014. With Over 70% of the 2014 Wiggle Super Series events reached capacity well in advance More >

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New ToB Promotional Video

Posted Friday 30th May 2014 -

The promotional video for the 2014 Tour of Britain, which takes place from 7 -14 September this year has been unveiled, and with it a new look for Britain’s biggest professional cycle race. With 100 days to go at the end of the week until More >

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Halow 250 Ride With Damon Hill Raises £76k

Posted Friday 16th May 2014 -

s George Willis  and Mark Foxwell led riders home to Guildford alongside former world motor racing champ, Damon Hill OBE on Sunday 4th May 2014. The oversubscribed ride, now in its third year, left Putney in southwest London for France on Friday 2nd May 2014. On a route More >

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Draft New Forest Cycle Events Charter Published

Posted Friday 2nd May 2014 -

A New Forest charter for cycle event organisers has been compiled by a group of over 20 organisations and has been posted in draft form on the New Forest National Park Authority’s website. It will now go through a process of gaining feedback from parish councils, Authority More >

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Stockton Sportive Leaflet Withdrawn By Council

Posted Tuesday 1st April 2014 -

It was reported in The Independent newspaper today that the Stockton Borough Council have withdrawn a leaflet for the Velo29 Endeavour Sportive after receiving complaints that it was sexist. It’s interesting they’ve taken this decision given there are lots of women’s only cycling events being promoted by other More >

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New Shimano Road Hydraulic Discs For Mechanical Shifting

Posted Monday 31st March 2014 -

Last year Shimano introduced hydraulic disc brakes for on road usage. The hydraulic brake mechanism was integrated in the Di2 lever (ST-R785). This lever was remarkable compact. Everyone said this was because of the integration with Di2. But today Shimano launches an ever more compact More >

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Shimano Launch New 11 Speed 105 Groupset

Posted Monday 31st March 2014 -

Shimano have launched a brand new version of their most popular 105 road groupset. The new 105 (5800 series) adopts key features of the earlier introduced race proven groupsets Dura-Ace and Ultegra and brings it to the cycling enthusiasts for every day riding. The main More >