Common place on a multitude of climbs, hairpin bends are the perfect opportunity to break an ascent up both psychologically or physically. But how do you ride them to perfection?

Based: Garstang, Lancashire Formed: 2003 Members: 120 Meets: 9.30am on Saturdays at The Royal Oak, Garstang for A, B1, B2 and C group rides Website: www.garstangcyclingclub.net Garstang used to have…

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Tom Simpson's death on Mont Ventoux on July 13 1967 while riding the Tour de France. This gallery from the archives tells of…