We’re on the move!

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  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

The Light Revolution

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   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

Danny Macaskill – Industrial Revolutions

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  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

My Sister Sofi

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My Sister Sofi by Nancy Arreola   Sofi Arreola is a young successful rider from Mexico (she also happens to be my sister) and she’s aiming for a place to ride for her country at the London Olympic Games in 2012. Sofi has won 6 gold medals in the Jr. PanAm champs, 4th place in the … Continue reading

Morning After The Night Before

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

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

Sarah Hammer chats to Nancy Arreola

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

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

Bruce Doscher Cycling Poster Prize Draw!

Tour de France Etape 20 - 2011 ©Copyright Bruce Doscher

Friend of Cycling Shorts. Bruce Doscher has kindly given us a selection of special signed prints of his amazing Tour de France posters to give away to a few lucky readers. All you have to do to be in with a chance of getting your cycling mitt clad hands on one of these very desirable … Continue reading

Bruce Doscher

Tour de France Etape 10 - 2011 ©Copyright Bruce Doscher

Today I spoke to the multi award winning designer, keen cyclist and triathlete Bruce Doscher to chat about his own incredible annual illustration – based Tour de France. Bruce goes through the daily deadline pain barrier to produce a poster for every day of the Tour de France as it happens. Tell me a bit … Continue reading

Piacenza, Gippingen & Segovia

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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

Interview With Jamie Staff MBE

Team GB Sprint to Gold in the Beijing Olympics - Image ©Copyright Chas Pope

  We have moved to our new home, the interview you are looking for is at: http://www.cyclingshorts.uk.com          

Kit Issues, Good Friday & Sydney

Jody on the Road - Image ©Copyright Christina Kelkel

Kit Issues, Good Friday & Sydney by Jody Cundy   So much has happened since my last update, and also because I didn’t get chance to update you last month I’ve now got 2 busy months to fill you in on! Kit Issues! First up was the Good Friday Track Meet, the debut for my … Continue reading

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.

Ciao Italia!

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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

500 Days To Go!

Jody - Image ©Copyright Christina Kelkel

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

New Bike, New Helmet & New Kit!

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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

World Championships Review, Montichiari, Italy 2011

Jody Cundy - Image ©Copyright Christina Kelkel

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

Europe Trip Part 2 (Fighting For My Life)

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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

Hello World!

Nancy in Europe

13th February 2011 Its been 4 days since I arrived in Europe, I’m staying in London now with my friend Stuart and his family, they are all so friendly an I feel at home already but OMG! the lifestyle here is so different!! The first thing I noticed was that I don’t have to worry … Continue reading

The Para-T Cycling Team is Here!

Team Para-T:  Tel Byrne, Jody Cundy, Helen Scott, Jon-Allan Butterworth - Image ©Copyright Christina Kelkel

The Para-T Cycling Team is Here! by Jody Cundy MBE   Wow, nearly missed this being a January update, my god this month has flown by. 2011 already! That means the Paralympics are next year! It’s all starting to sound a little scary, however I’ve still got 576 days to train and perfect everything before … Continue reading

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