Leith Hill Octopus ride

Andy Lulham undertakes the challenge of traversing all eight of arduous ascents of Leith Hill in Surrey


It’s as though the roads of Corsica were made especially for cyclists. Dramatic coastline routes, azure seas, sweeping bends, rugged mountains and chestnut forests: the island offers a continent’s worth…

Cycling Active November 2013

Cycling Active magazine November 2013 issue: Great looking hybrids from £850; 22 pages of fitness tips; 27 ages of bike and product reviews; 22 magical gains - little fixes that…

Hay-on-Wye ride, Laura Laker

Positioned on the border between England and Wales, Hay-on-Wye waits expectantly for cyclists to explore

Wiggle French Resistance 2013

The French Resistance Sportive is uniquely awesome. You start in England in the morning, spend a day enjoying the scenery of Nord-Pas-de-Calais in France, and finish back in Blighty by…

Garmin Ride Out 2013

Andy Lulham takes to the New Forest for a one-off ride with the professionals from the American Garmin-Sharp team

Cycling Active October 2013 issue

Cycling Active October 2013: Great value carbon road bikes from £850; Bike lights; 32 pages of tech; 'I lost 9 stone on y bike'; Plan a big ride before summer's

Frog children’s bikes have teamed up with BBC Children in Need to launch a limited edition of ‘Pudsey’ Bear models

Summer cycling books

If you're not actually riding bikes, you could be reading about them — we review a selection of books covering everything from adventure touring to aerodynamic efficiency

Cycling Active August 2013 issue

Cycling Active August 2013 issue: Ultimate guide to pedals; 20 pages of fitness tips; 26 pages of bike reviews and product tests; All-day pedalling advice; plus much more...

7 of the best crash hats

When you just want to stay safe on the daily commute, full-on roadie lids can seem like overkill. Here's seven quirky crash-hats that will protect your head without screaming 'speed…

Handlebar bags

Phone, wallet, keys, iPad — they’re the accoutrements necessaire of modern life, but how best to carry them on your bike? One handy solution is a nifty little handlebar bag.…

Cycling Active July 2013 issue

Cycling Active magazine July 2013 issue: Get ready for summer with our round-up of fair weather tyres, sunglasses and bibshorts; 30 pages of products; London to Brighton guide; rides, routes…

Cycle Live Notts

We’ve teamed up with the Great Notts Bike Ride to offer one lucky reader two entries to the annual cycling event, plus an overnight stay, a three course meal and…