Danny Macaskill takes a death-defying ride in his native home of Skye

2 weeks ago

I spend a week in the Highlands every summer, hiking, camping wild and drinking whisky — and have fallen in love with the Scottish wilderness as a result. But it’s not the most bike-friendly terrain up…



A Tour de Cycle Hire Style Selection

3 weeks ago

After five long days in the saddle for the Tour de Cycle Hire with Borough earlier this summer, we arrived into the 10th arrondissement of Paris, exhausted but smiling. Our journey was a celebration of the…



Donhou Signature Steel

4 weeks ago

If you’ve drooled over a Tom Donhou bike in the past (maybe this one or this one and more likely than not this extra fast one) — but  then been stumped by the price tag or…



Coffee shop to go? You need Velopresso’s new pedal-powered coffee trike

1 month ago

When it was featured on CycleLove a couple of years ago, the collective swooning of coffee-loving bike riders across the world was almost deafening. Art school students Amos Field Reid and Lasse Oiva had invented something…



Davis, Connie, and the story of the first Women’s Olympic Road Race

1 month ago

Rapha’s latest film tells the story of two of America’s most inspiring road racers, Davis Phinney and Connie Carpenter-Phinney: “For anyone who saw them race, Davis and Connie came to represent the best in American…



Vintage photos of people riding bikes in 1930s and 1940s America

1 month ago

Sometimes I think that bicycle design is going backwards, adding more and more unnecessary complexity onto the beautifully simple single-speed machines of the early 20th century. Looking at these photos of people riding bikes in the US…



Everything we thought we knew about the aerodynamics of shaved legs is wrong

1 month ago

Hairless legs are de rigueur for serious cyclists — whilst you might see the odd rider in the peloton sporting facial hair, you’ll never see one with hairy legs. It’s been this way for over…



Tom Donhou’s latest build is a stunning XCR road bike

1 month ago

Sometimes a bicycle looks almost too good to be ridden. Although in this case, I’d imagine there could be something immensely satisfying in washing the mud off its pearly white finish at the end of…