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Break away on two wheels

If you fancy a day or two away from home, then get on your bike!

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Walking in a winter wonderland

Youíve been thinking about taking up walking, but now itís cold, best wait until summer, right?

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Water-based wonder and inspiration

LONDON BOAT SHOW 2018 Ė an unmissable event for all the family in January

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Have an ice day

Looking to visit some amazing parts of the country, and keep a little active over the festive season too?

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Past Articles

Browse through our library of past articles.

Winter spa

Yes, absolutely. You may typically associate spa getaways wi… Read More

Winter Walking

OK, so youíve read all about how good for body and soul walk… Read More

Urban gymnastics!

Parkour Ė how to get started in gymnastics for the city dwel… Read More

Three Winter Walks

English mountains may not be as lofty as those abroad, but t… Read More

A family adventure in Abu Dhabi

In a city better known for its beaches whatís really on offe… Read More

Fat bike phenomenon

Itís the off-road biking on super-sized wheels craze thatís … Read More

Best places to test your survival skills

Canít sit still while on holiday? Embark on one of these adv… Read More

Go scrambling

Ramblers. They do easy walks that take in some nice views an… Read More

Tyres for tripping: A guide

A beautiful bike frame can catch the eye, handle the strain … Read More

Taking a post-holiday detox trip

It happens every year. You use the holidays as an excuse to … Read More

The UK's top three velodromes†

The track cycling talent in this country is absolutely drenc… Read More

Best beginnersí climbs

Lace up your boots and slip on a harness as we bring you 10 … Read More

leisure kicks - top five


Ridge Wind Resistant Headband


Keep your hair at bay when cycling on a windy day and enjoy first-class comfort courtesy of fleece lining.

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dhb PhotoChromatic Sunglasses


Look great whilst keeping peepers protected from the elements. Heavy tint means no squint too!

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Specialized Water Bottle


Good looking, leak-proof and featuring an extra-wide screw top to accommodate ice or hydration powder.

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Rixen Kaul KLICKfix Map Holder


Offers quick rotation from horizontal to vertical position, tough transparent rain cover and adapter for easy mounting.

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Muc-Off Cycling Gift Kit


Treat your bike to this nifty kit, which will not only add sparkle to your wheels but is kind to the planet too.

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