Three friends. Three gears. Three hundred kilometres of road.

2 months ago

Everyone is excited about the Tour de France — the longest, toughest race in the world — coming to London. But (shhhhh) it’s actually quite an easy ride for the professionals with their bicycles-that cost-the-same-as-family-cars,…



A colourfully clever solution to slippery pedals

2 months ago

The only real modification I’ve made to my everyday bike is putting on mountain biking pedals, which are covered in tiny studs for extra grip. An effective fix but not something that looks good on a…



We were fought by men very fast: Emily Maye exhibits at Beach London

2 months ago

Professional sport is relentlessly documented by photographers. They sit on the sidelines with zoom lenses, snapping and snapping and snapping, and we see their images splashed across newspapers the next day. But in spite of…



Feed my Ride musettes in celebration of the Grand Départ 2014

2 months ago

Curated and made by Progress Packaging in celebration of the Grand Départ 2014 in Yorkshire, Feed my Ride is a new collection of cycling musettes by leading designers and illustrators. Featuring British graphic design studios including Build…



Eighty years old and still cycling

3 months ago

If you enjoy something, why stop? It’s a simple mantra and —thankfully — one that most definitely applies to riding bicycles. French film-maker Florent Piovesan shot this touching short film about his grandfather Benjamin as…



10 more designer cycling jerseys that don’t look like someone vomited logos down their fronts

3 months ago

Style Selection #24 | Compiled by James Greig Somewhere down the line, jersey design went all wrong as sponsors logos became more plentiful than plain fabric. But thankfully times have changed, and the discerning rider can…



How cycling became Britain’s most fashionable sport

3 months ago

From Tyres, the fluorescent messenger in late-nineties sitcom Spaced, to the rise of the Mammil in the noughties, Britain has seen its cycling culture bubbling ever closer to mainstream visibility over the past few decades. But…



Two years on a bike with the Fuji X-Pro1

3 months ago

Cycling is often about the moment, or rather enjoying being in the moment. With a smartphone to hand, you can capture and share these moments instantly. But sometimes it’s lovely to think a little more about what you…