The Character Building Winter Boat Ride, 213km Audax

We’ll shortly be publishing a series of articles about our very own @BazVelo’s training schedule ahead of his 2019 Transatlantic Way Race which starts in June. The very nature of a relatively early season 2000km Ultra Endurance race means training needs to start early, and the fact that TAW take part almost entirely on the […]

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Box Hill

Prudential RideLondon 100

If you want to go big in the UK – especially if you new to cycling – then this is the race for you! Following (pretty much) the route from London 2012, this 100 mile beast will put you through the mill and reward with some of the best views and climbs from across the […]

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Scotland House

North Coast 500 #NC500

Another one for the Top 10 list – the North Coast 500 takes in the best of the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands with a 500 mile loop of the coast, starting and finishing at Inverness. The usual route works clockwise cutting across the mainland to Applecross, before working up the West coast to John O’Groats […]

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Climbing into the clouds

Maratona Dles Dolomites

‘The Maratona’ is quite simply one of THE top rides we’ve ever completed. Set in the spectacular Dolemites mountain range in the north of Italy, the event has been running since 1987 and today hosts more than 9,000 participants from 68 countries. Starting at 6:30am on the Sunday, the route follows 138km of closed roads […]

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Cold Weather Kit

Cycling in Winter: Clothes

Winter is coming, and you better be ready… The days are getting colder and with climate change, bad luck and the ‘interesting’ rise of Trump thrown in it’s fair to say that the the forecast is extra-icy. So here is a breakdown of key clothing items you need to keep peddling through to spring: Base […]

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VeloVelo Rides: Devon Coast to Coast NCN27

I discovered the Devon Coast to Coast when researching some of the best rides in the UK for a bike packing trip back in April, I was looking for something that wasn’t too much of an epic as an introduction to bike packing for a group of friends. It caught my eye because it was […]

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Instagram cycling hashtags that we love and follow

As much as we love to be out on bikes, we also spend quite a bit of time dreaming about being on bikes at times when we’re not able to be… the rise of instagram has only led to more and more dreaming during the train commute, boring work meeting, on holidays without bikes (WHO […]

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The endearing experience of exploring with Gravel Bikes

The draw of the road bike has always had a special place in my heart since swapping out the teenage mountain bike for my first ‘fast bike’, the draw has kept me passionate about the road bikes for the past 10 years, and the dawn of technology (especially strava and instagram) has kept that fast […]

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