Like most truly great products, the Hope Bike line was born from the brand’s desire to build a bike that they wanted to ride. For years and years it was always a dream of founders Ian Weatherill and the late Simon Sharp that they would one day ride bikes of their own, made in their
Race Preview: We may be in that vacuum between Grand Tours, but there is still plenty of ‘wheel-sport’ action at the moment – Tour de Pologne, RideLondon and Spain’s only one-day Classic: Donostia-Donostia Klasikoa — Clásica San Sebastián-San Sebastián. Ed Hood looks at the course and runners for Saturday’s big bike race. San Sebastián –
RideLondon-Surrey 2019 Dates: 3-4 August Start times: Various Coverage: On BBC TV, Red Button, connected TVs and online – Women’s Classique 16:55-19:00 BST Saturday, RideLondon 12:00-13:00 BST Sunday, London-Surrey Classic 14:00-18:30 Sunday. Full details here. With two elite races, three distances for amateurs and cycle shows, RideLondon declares itself the “world’s greatest festival of cycling”.
Patrol’s newest mountain bike, the 691 stood out from their human-powered line up. So it should make sense then that the new E-Six stood out for similar reasons, just with the addition of a motor. Essentially the same bike in e-bike form, the E-Six joins the E-Zero as two new electric options from Patrol in
An 11-year-old BMX racer has set her sights on winning an Olympic gold medal. Freia Challis from Braintree, Essex, is already a world champion and is unbeaten in her age group. The sport only became part of the Olympics in 2008 – the year she was born – but she is hoping to take part
Olympia has taken their World Cup level full-suspension cross country bike, and once again given it an overhaul to craft a more capable race bike. The new 2020 F1-X 29er is not only lighter & stiffer… it also gets a proper long, low & slack update to create a mountain bike well-suited for more technical
Tour PeloPics Video Collection: Julian Alaphilippe, along with Thibaut Pinot, set the 2019 Tour de France alight and made this year’s Tour the best for many a year. Alaphilippe showed us how a Tour should be ridden, maybe he didn’t win overall, but he won the admiration of many with his attacking style – A
Cyclist Dylan Teuns should have been relaxing at home after three weeks in the saddle in the Tour de France. But the Belgian suffered a freak gardening accident, which required 15 stitches in his forehead. Teuns, who won stage six of the Tour, was riding his own tractor when it came to a suddenly halt
With an update promising better performance and stronger wheels, ENVE’s carbon road brake hubs arrived laced to their SES 5.6 aero carbon rims ready for review. First introduced in 2015, the hubs use a made-in-the-USA carbon hub shell that was slightly updated to reshape the flanges and make them stronger. The insides received more intensive
TOP STORY: Katusha Fusion with Arkéa-Samsic?It seems that Katusha is about to merge with Arkéa-Samsic. The news was confirmed by WielerFlits through various sources. Katusha owner, Igor Makarov, will remain the owner of the WorldTour license. The team – including Nairo Quintana – will be riding BMC bikes from 1 January. Makarov has been talking
The newest version of the Transition DH bike still goes to 11. Why not 12? Well, they tried that, and their test pilots, well, they died. But even though the TR11 hasn’t gone 12, it has gained some important updates to keep it on the cutting edge – assuming you’re not ready to go full
It’s been a while since we caught up with the UK’s Identiti Bikes, but a modern trail bike overhaul of their 160mm travel alloy Mettle all-mountain bike seems like a good chance to catch up. Call it enduro, all-mountain, or just a mega trail bike, the new 2020 Mettle is built for big all-day rides
The Project One program from Trek is their long-running custom program, allowing you to completely customize your dream bike. It has evolved over time, but recently received an update on the road side, with new models to customize, along with new ICON paint schemes and more component choices.Advertisements Trek Project One Road Custom Program 2019
Team Manager Interview: The Interpro Cycling Academy is a French/Japanese collaboration created in 2006 by a Frenchman, and a Canadian with the goal of developing relationships between the two countries. In 2017 the team received a UCI Continental licence and started competing in international pro races. Since then the team has raced in five continents.
Five race defining moments of the Tour de France 2019 Thibaut Pinot forced to spend three weeks off the bike after Tour de France abandon ‘Hopefully I can find joy from riding my bike’: Michał Kwiatkowski will skip next race after disappointing Tour de France Wiltshire Wildcat August 4 Ride Yorkshire August 11 Orro Magnificat
By nature, kids’ balance bikes have fewer parts. But even without a drivetrain or brakes, they’re still susceptible to problems – like bad headset clamps. That’s the case with the Trek Kickster, a balance bike that dates back to 2013. Trek recently announced a voluntary recall for the bikes due to the potential of the
Tour Photo and Video Gallery: The Tour de France is now behind us, it was good while it lasted and Egan Bernal is proof of a ‘new guard’ in the World of the professional peloton. Here is our selection of the best and different images from the final weekend. Vive la Tour! Another Tour win
Dave “The Lord” Voelker is back with GT – and so is the Dyno Pro Compe (ish). After 17 years away, BMX Hall of Famer Voelker is back working with GT on a very special project. Fans of 80’s BMX should be familiar with the Dyno Pro Compe, only this time it’s all grown up.