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London’s Hidden Cycle Routes

London, as with many urban environments, is popular with cyclists. Quite apart from the obvious health benefits, cycling around the city can often be the quickest mode of transport. But having a bike in London is also fantastic for escaping

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The best cycling holidays in England

From the Cotswolds to the Lake District, the highly populated country of England still has a wealth of beautiful countryside to explore through cycling. Increasingly, many are choosing to turn a cycling holiday into a hybrid affair by staying stay in

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Route To This

Are you looking for some new, more inspiring cycle rides, that will push you out of your comfort zone and give you the opportunity to cover new ground? Then here is a challenge for you. The Tour of Britain runs

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Basic Bike Security

Basic Bike Security When you purchase your bike: Get your bike electronically tagged or post coded if you can.   Buy a good quality lock such as a D-Lock, extension cable or heavy chain lock – ask your cycle retailer

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Bicycle Types

Bicycle Types Intoduction There are many types and variants of cycles available on the market these days. You only have to visit your local cycle shop and look whats available. You can have mtbs, racers, tandems, tourers, bmx etc., all

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Suggested basic kit for a ride

Suggested basic kit for a ride We all want to get out and enjoy our cycling but there you should be prepared, just in case your ride does’nt go according to plan. Listed below is a suggested basic kit of

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Simple Puncture Repair

Simple Puncture Repair Most of us at some time or other will encounter a puncture while out riding. The important thing to remember is that most of the time repairing a puncture at the side of the road is quite

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Cycle History

Cycle History History of the bycycle Its surprising really how when you start researching into the history of something, in this case the bycycle how rather vague things start to appear and also on the other hand how advanced the

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A Brief Guide to Keeping Warm

A Brief Guide to Keeping Warm It happens every year – the nights draw in, the leaves are on the floor and the cold is in the air. Winter. A Cyclists nightmare? With this guide from Cycle Routes UK we

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