On Spin Cycle

Debs Wild | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Debs Wild

In preparation, I laid out what I thought to be appropriate gym gear the night before. I also read a few online articles about what to expect. The first piece led me to rethink every item of clothing as it was all wrong -- including the trainers.

'A Cyclist and His Desperate Housewife' The Movie

Chris Ward | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Ward

My latest attempt to see if that continues to be true was to try and cycle up the very famous, tough and unforgiving, Mount Ventoux at the bottom of the Alps, six times in one single day. I would be only the 13th, and oldest, Britain to achieve it. 2886 metres of climbing in one day.

Bike Porn Strikes a Lucky 13

Steve Halsall | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Halsall

The first thing that impresses is the attention to detail. Not a bike in sight and Halford's clearly mean business. A slick presentation by chief designer Justin Stevenson sets the mood.

Ladies, Here's How To Ride A Bike Wearing A Skirt

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Trying to cycle while wearing a skirt is like trying to run in high heels - nigh on impossible. But unless you're a lycra-clad super cyclist, us wo...

This Bike Was Printed

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Tech

As 3D printers get ever more useful and cost-effective, the number of things you can actually produce with them is going to get even bigger. What d...

Woman Knocked Off Her Bike After 'Pranksters' Tie Rope Across Road

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

A woman was knocked off her bike and left with injuries to her neck and hand after malicious pranksters tied a rope across a Dublin road. Monique K...

RideLondon-Surrey 100: Inspiration

Nicola Davenport | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Davenport

Long-distance cycling frees up a lot of thinking time. Sometimes I completely empty my mind and focus on the surroundings - birdsong, the scents of nature, feeling the changes of air temperature as I ride up hills, through dips in the landscape, wooded areas and along open roads.

I Cycle-Climbed the Alps and Found it Easy-Peasy(ish)

David J Constable | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

Plenty of people ski The Alps. Some, with more grit, hike the rocky terrane. I've done both, across Austria, Switzerland, France and Italy, but not Slovenia, Liechtenstein or Germany, where the ranges stretch across Upper Bavaria and the Allgäu.

One Naked Man (and Prince Philip)

John Fleming | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

I first met actor Peter Stanford at a Mensa meeting in a basement in Holborn, London. He was working as Henry VIII at Hampton Court and the Tower of L...

Off The Chain: Seo Youn Deok's Bike Chain Sculptures

Posted 27.02.2012 | Home

Despite working day in day out with bike chains, you could say Korean artist Seo Young Deok is busy going nowhere. At least that’s the impressio...

Putin Kick Starts Election Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has marked the opening of the presidential election race by riding a Harley Davidson alongside a fleet of Russia...