With family commitments and long office hours, it’s tough to find time to get out on your bike. But is riding in a 3D computer game adequate preparation for the Haute Route Rockies, one of the world’s toughest amateur stage races?
From folding city slickers to rugged off-roaders, electric bikes are powering a massive new interest in cycling. Here is a selection of six of the best
Peter Kimpton tries out the new suspension Pinarello KS-8 road bike, a model similar to that ridden by Chris Froome in the Tour De France and tested by Sir Bradley Wiggins
The famous event in Italy’s beautiful South Tyrol is 86 stunning miles long – but with 4,000 metres of climbing. Could Peter Walker take it in the 30C-plus heat?
With barely any training Peter Kimpton tried to tackle the Haute Route, the highest and toughest cyclosportive in the world. How did it go?
Whether you are a time-pressed train commuter or an urbanite short on living space, a folding bike offers a smart solution. But be warned: a little practice will stop you trapping your fingers and getting oil all over your clothes. Here are five of the best to get you going