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Crank Bros launch new road pedal

The Quattro will look great with Dura Ace 10… Following on from the success of their Eggbeater mountain bike pedals Crankbrothers have entered the road pedal...

Crank Bros launch new road pedal
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2005 Ritchey WCS road stuff

Ritchey have added more road components to the range, including wheels and tyres (there is now a tubular tyre). The cranks are a set to...

2005 Ritchey WCS road stuff
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New Kona road bikes

If there was ever a brand that could use the phrase ‘steel is real’ then it has to be Kona. They have reverted to their...

New Kona road bikes
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New Brooks saddles and bags

The ‘new’ Swallow saddle ‘Whilst most cyclists swear at their saddles, Brooks’ cyclists swear by them’ Brooks saddles are as British as a Rolls Royce, or a...

New Brooks saddles and bags
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2005 range from Giant

RCUK met Giant at yesterday’s Cycle Leisure Show at Sandown so here’s the highlights from the 2005 range, including new carbon road and TT frames...

2005 range from Giant
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Buying a bike? - The RCUK basics

Road Bikes – a few options and several opinions: Main issues First of all do as much research into your favourite brands, find out where their design...

Buying a bike? - The RCUK basics
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Campagnolo 2005 - more carbon

Campag Flatbar stuff – At last! At long last Campagnolo have returned to the flat bar gear control market with these rather lovely carbon Chorus 10...

Campagnolo 2005 - more carbon
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Road Racing explained - part 2

Road racing – part two Climbing, attacking and sprinting These three techniques have a lot in common, so we’ll deal with the basics together. Good climbers are...

Road Racing explained - part 2
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Compact road cranks

Compact drive – an RCUK guide Many new bikes are now coming with a compact drive set up as standard. This is a welcome trend for...

Compact road cranks
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2005 Ultegra preview

With Shimano’s top-of-the-line Dura-Ace component group getting a major overhaul for 2004, it’s no surprise to see its slightly more economical but still high-end Ultegra...

2005 Ultegra preview
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Beginners guide to Cyclo-Cross

Cyclo X – are you a mud lover? The slippery slope into cross cycling Lance does it! One could say that cyclo-cross resembles mountain biking as it is...

Beginners guide to Cyclo-Cross
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Should helmet use be compulsory?

Mmm. Divided opinion then? There are so many different slants on the helmet debate I find it hard to voice a strong opinion either way...

Should helmet use be compulsory?
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RCUK welcomes new editor

Guy Andrews leading eventual winner Bret Perez at Crystal palace – image (C) London Cycle Sport Trumpet blast. No, not blowing our own exactly, but that...

RCUK welcomes new editor
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Highways Agency blanks cyclists

A reprioritisation of funds under the Traffic Management Bill has resulted in funds being raided from the Non-Motorised User (NMU) Crossings Improvement Programme. All funds...

Highways Agency blanks cyclists
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Evans' new online / offline service combo

Well known high street presence in the South East, Evans Cycles have taken the notion of clicks and mortar to a different level with a...

Evans' new online / offline service combo
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Sinclair unveils his mini-folding bicycle

Sir Clive Sinclair has unveiled his long-anticipated folding bicycle. The ‘A Bike’, so named because when unfolded it resembles the letter ‘A’, weighs 12lb (5.4 kg)...

Sinclair unveils his mini-folding bicycle
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Oybike Company attempt pooled bike hire in London

It’s been tried several times before in UK citites and never worked, but now the Oybike company (On Your Bike, naturally) believe that they’ve cracked...

Oybike Company attempt pooled bike hire in London
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Skoda mark TDF sponsorship with bike range

They might have been the butt of all motoring jokes through the 80s and into the nineties, but since the cold war thawed the reputation...

Skoda mark TDF sponsorship with bike range
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Build your own Pegoretti frame

Most of us are pretty capable when it comes to building up bikes, we upgrade, fettle, tweak – sometimes compulsively – or start from...

Build your own Pegoretti frame
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Charity epic draws to an end

Charity cyclist Jane Tomlinson is finishing her 36-day, 2,500 mile bike ride this morning by riding from Glossop to her home town of Leeds. Despite an...

Charity epic draws to an end
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Ciclosport HAC4 Titanium first look

We’ve just got our hands on a Ciclosport HAC 4 Titanium all-in-one bike computer and HRM and it looks very impressive. There are 57...

Ciclosport HAC4 Titanium first look
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Antique bike goes under the hammer

An unusual antique bicycle built in 1905 is to be auctioned later today in the Cotswolds according to the BBC. Designed by the Danish engineer...

Antique bike goes under the hammer
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More half-price bikes!

Great news for all those interested in taking up the government’s bike tax break through the Booost scheme: Initial take-up of the scheme by...

More half-price bikes!
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Buyer's guide to heart rate monitors

After the obvious things like a bike, cycling shorts and cycling shoes, a heart rate monitor (HRM) is the thing that will have the next...

Buyer's guide to heart rate monitors
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