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Our sister site, launched last year, the first magazine dedicated to everything about women’s cycling. From MTBing to road racing, track cycling to cyclo-cross and everything in-between, the site is a haven for women cyclists wanting advice from other women cyclists.

For reviews of all the latest women specific bikes, gear and clothing, news on organised rides and women’s ride events, as well as the lively SheCycles forum, plus much much more, visit the online bible for women’s cycling at

This is the first in our series of regular roundups of what’s been happening in the last week.

Latest gear

surly top

Surly Wool Jersey

If you are still feeling the chill, but wanting to dispense with the heavy winter layers then you might be interested to know about the Surly Merino Wool Jersey for women.

It is not cheap, but then this is a seriously high quality fabric. In fact, I think this is cycling’s equivalent of the little black dress; it’s the little black top that looks great, will never be out of style and is made with quality materials that will last and last. Performance: 9 Full review >>>


Gore Preview

Get kitted out for spring with the Gore Ladies range, check out the Xenon windproof jacket or the Vento Vest, which both pack away into small and easy to carry pouches. Well thought out designs give a feminine and flattering fit, from pre-shaped elbows to mesh lining only where it’s needed to reflective piping for all round safety you can guarantee protection from a chill on the way down any mountain. Full review >>>


Trek 1500 WSD

Trek have really pushed the boat out this year with their women specific range of bikes, we counted nine road bikes ranging from £500 up to the £2.5 grander, the Madone SL 5.2 WSD. The range offers everyone from beginners through to top racers a bike to suit their requirements and budget. Performance: 8 Full review >>>

Latest features


Advance warning of Masters National Track Champs

If you are over 30 and fancy racing against your own age group, in women’s specific events, then the Masters National Track Championships might be for you. Read article >>>


Emma Silversides interview

FBUK-Schwinn team rider, Emma Silversides, tells us what it’s like to move to Belgium to follow a dream of racing Pro… Read interview >>>

Forum action: Make sure you dip into the forum as it’s a hotbed of valuable advice and more. These are a couple that caught our eye: | Is there room for a newbie? | Just signed up! | I’m a newbie – in need of assistance!

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