Menu Search

Tom Owen

Writer

Tom Owen's articles

Seven awe-inspiring bikepacking routes

Whether planning an adventure in the UK, Europe or further afield, these routes are all great starting points

Seven of the best offbeat cycling training camp destinations

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

Veloskin Sportive Bundle - review

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

Eleven things cyclists do after every bike ride

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

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

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

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

Diary of a fourth category racer: October - how I became the 21st-fastest journalist in the world

Tom represents Great Britain at the World Press Cycling Championships

Thirteen things that happen on every group ride

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

WorldTour Wrap: the heroes and villains of 2017

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

Seven things that make the perfect winter bike

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

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

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

WorldTour Wrap: red carpets, goats, TV glitches... and in the end, Sagan wins

An alternative look at the UCI Road World Championships

24 things we wish we knew when we started cycling

If only we'd have known all this in the beginning...

WorldTour Wrap: Chris Froome gets naked

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

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

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...

Diary of a fourth category racer: August - appreciation of the form

Learning to enjoy racing, and the benefits of experience

WorldTour Wrap: budget blows, big spenders and biology lessons

Cannondale-Drapac struggle for money as Team Sky splash the cash

Seventeen signs you're addicted to Strava

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