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Tom Owen

Tom Owen is a cycling writer and casquette enthusiast. He travels the world in search of two-wheeled adventures and writes about his experiences along the way. He has ridden bikes in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and his native UK. www.tomowencc.com

Recent Articles By Tom

Sportive

Seven of the best offbeat training camp destinations

Want to head off the beaten track for your next training camp?

Seven of the best offbeat cycling training camp destinations
Chamois creams

Veloskin Sportive Bundle - review

High-quality skincare products for cyclists, but they'll cost you

Veloskin Sportive Bundle - review
Sportive

Eleven things cyclists do after every ride

We all have a post-ride routine; how many of these sound familiar?

Eleven things cyclists do after every bike ride
Guest

Diary of a newbie racer: November/December - time to reflect

After a year of racing, what has Tom learned and how did it compare to expectations?

Diary of a fourth category racer: November/December - time to reflect
Sportive

A year on the bike: Tom Owen's most memorable rides of 2017

Tom recounts his favourite rides of 2017, from the dirt roads of West Africa, to riding London-Brighton-London... in January

A year on the bike: Tom Owen's most memorable rides of 2017
Sportive

13 things that happen on every group ride

Being late, getting lost, getting hangry... and still coming back to do it all again next time

Thirteen things that happen on every group ride
Guest

WorldTour Wrap: the heroes and villains of 2017

Here are some of our standout moments from an action-packed WorldTour season

WorldTour Wrap: the heroes and villains of 2017
Gear

Seven things that make the perfect winter bike

What makes the perfect winter bike? This is our hit list

Seven things that make the perfect winter bike
Racing

Diary of a newbie racer: September - of time trials and hill climbs

The falling leaves mark the end of crit season and a return to something more familiar...

Diary of a fourth category racer: September - of time trials and hill climbs
Features

WorldTour Wrap: Chris Froome gets naked

Just when you thought we were in for a quiet week...

WorldTour Wrap: Chris Froome gets naked
Sportive

Seven people you'll encounter on your ride to work

From the leapfrogger to the magic mystery shortcut master, here are seven characters you're sure to see on your ride to work

Seven people you'll encounter on your ride to work
Features

WorldTour Wrap: the weirdest Grand Tour stage in history?

Chris Froome dominates the Vuelta, but that doesn't mean there hasn't been plenty to talk about...

WorldTour Wrap: the weirdest Grand Tour stage in history?
Sportive

Seventeen signs you're addicted to Strava

How many of these tell-tale symptoms do you exhibit?

Seventeen signs you're addicted to Strava
Features

WorldTour Wrap: how to tell your Teuns from your Theuns

Boom in bother, shy Sagan, and how to tell your Teuns from your Theuns

WorldTour Wrap: how to tell your Teuns from your Theuns
Features

WorldTour Wrap: All hail Pony Gallopin

Ponies in the peloton and amateurs on the deck... just another week in cycling

WorldTour Wrap: All hail Pony Gallopin
Sportive

Eleven ready-made excuses for being dropped on a group ride

Left trailing in the wake of your ride buddies? Best dig out one of these classic excuses...

Eleven excuses for being dropped on a group ride
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