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We’re on the move!

  We’ve moved to our sparkly new home, where you will be treated to a new interview with Alex Dowsett and an exciting new prize draw in the coming days, so don’t forget to sign up and point your browser in our direction. http://www.CyclingShorts.uk.com Why not sign up now to our new email subscription which … Continue reading

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Bike Typograms – A creative solution to find your way around your bike

    Bike Typograms by designer Aaron Kuehn at Aarline   Ever found yourself stuck trying to remember that thingimy, you know, the one that attaches to the oojamaflip, well stress no more! With the help of this beautiful typographic illustration from designer/illustrator Aaaron Kuehn at Aarline.     This illustration was first produced by … Continue reading

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The Light Revolution

   While browsing the latest submissions on KickStarter.com I came across this slightly Close Encounters meets Tron with a dash of E.T. bicycle lighting solution. The Revolights attach to your wheel rim with tiny clips that you place on your spokes (yes it only works with spokes). Take a look at the video below. You … Continue reading

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Danny Macaskill – Industrial Revolutions

  Check out this beautiful new Danny Macaskill short film commissioned for Channel 4’s Concrete Circus documentary.     For those who are new to Danny’s films, he is a stunt cyclist from the Isle of Skye, now based in Edinburgh. A professional Street Trials cyclist riding for Inspired Bicycles Ltd. Street Trials are an … Continue reading

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Tour de France Etape 10 - 2011 ©Copyright Bruce Doscher

Tour de France Poster Prize Draw Winners

    The draw has finally taken place, the following lucky people have won themselves a signed print of one of Bruce Doscher’s 2011 Tour de France images. The parcel should arrive from New Zealand this week so I will be contacting you all during the next few days to get your delivery addresses. I … Continue reading

Tom "Minty" Murray National Criterium Championships 2011, Beverley, East Yorkshire Image ©Copyright  Larry Hickmott

Morning After The Night Before

National Criterium Championships, Beverley, East Yorkshire, 29th July 2011   The National Criterium Championships have been and gone and I’ve just woken up Saturday morning ‘the day after the night before’, it’s a strange feeling waking up with a bronze medal. Last night I was over the moon with it but now it’s sat here … Continue reading

USA Women's Team Pursuit - Track World Championships 2011 - ©Copyright Paul Sloper

Sarah Hammer chats to Nancy Arreola

Nancy caught up with her friend Sarah Hammer for a chat. Sarah Hammer is an American cyclist from California, her dad (Cliff Hammer) introduced her to cycling when she was only 8 years old, she’s been racing since she was 12 and won her first National title in 1995. After competing for many years Sarah … Continue reading

Tour de France Etape 20 - 2011 ©Copyright Bruce Doscher
Tour de France Etape 10 - 2011 ©Copyright Bruce Doscher
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Piacenza, Gippingen & Segovia

Piacenza, Gippingen & Segovia by Jody Cundy   Piacenza P1 Once I was back from Sydney, I had a few weeks of training to prepare for the next trip away, in which I would be racing 3 weekends back to back in Piacenza, Gippingen and Segovia. Training took a racing focus once I returned home, … Continue reading

Team GB Sprint to Gold in the Beijing Olympics - Image ©Copyright Chas Pope
Jody on the Road - Image ©Copyright Christina Kelkel

The Cyclotrope Project

I thought I’d share this great animation project I came across. It’s by Tim Wheatley, an animation student at University College Falmouth, and check out his blog about his current work in Africa producing a Cyclotrope film for an AIDS charity. The Cyclotrope from tim Wheatley on Vimeo. Click here for Tim’s blog page.

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Ciao Italia!

19th April 2011 Hello everyone! Thank you for stopping by again! I have been training like crazy! I’ve just come back from my team’s training camp in Italy and it was very hard! It was the first time that I met all my teammates and they are all great, we have a great atmosphere in … Continue reading

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500 Days To Go!

500 Days to go! by Jody Cundy   Can’t believe it, this coming Sunday when thousands of people will be running the London marathon, another milestone on the run in to the Paralympics rolls around, 500 days to go! All of a sudden the Paralympics in London are becoming very real, and I couldn’t be … Continue reading

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New Bike, New Helmet & New Kit!

March 2011 Last week really felt like Christmas for me, I really love my team and all the sponsors! :D We got some great stuff from CNP, great recovery shakes, bars and gels. The products are just amazing and they are also quite delicious! I want to eat the bars even when I am not riding! … Continue reading

Jody Cundy - Image ©Copyright Christina Kelkel

World Championships Review, Montichiari, Italy 2011

World Championships Review (Montichiari, Italy 2011) by Jody Cundy   Wow what can I say, 3 days of competition, 3 medals, 2 World Records and 1 National Record. Going into Italy the main concerns I had were: 1. Could I pull out the pursuit ride my training has been geared to? 2. Would all the … Continue reading

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Europe Trip Part 2 (Fighting For My Life)

12th March 2011 My second destination in this new adventure, beautiful Holland! I thought Monterrey had a weird weather but I was so wrong, I have seen the weirdest changes in temperatures here in Avenhorn, one day it’s sunny and hot (7 degrees… ok maybe not that hot!) the next minute is cloudy and raining, … Continue reading

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