Oct 242014

trottBritish cycling star Laura Trott successfully retained her omnium title at the European Track Championships after another last gasp victory.

Trott battled back to claim the gold medal on Sunday by winning the very last sprint of the event. This moved her one point ahead of her Belgian rival Jolien D’Hoore (we’re not too sure how it’s pronounced either) and secured a second successive win to reclaim the European title which she gained last year.

The win capped a successful week for the ever-mighty Great Britain team as they claimed six gold medals at the championships in Guadeloupe.

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Sep 112014
The Tickets

So you’ve read GGB’s Cycle Show 2014 preview and you can’t wait for the event… but what could be better than visiting the UK’s premier cycling show for free?!

We have two free tickets (courtesy of our friends at the Cycle Show) to give away for anyone who can follow a simple set of instructions.  Take your husband, take your wife or even take some man you met wearing Lycra in a park!

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Sep 052014

ToB_FL_2014_rgb_172x72With a challenging route and an array of world class riders competing, the 2014 edition of the Tour of Britain looks set to be the best yet.

Sir Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky will be in attendance with the aim of defending the title. The tour will also allow Wiggo to step up his preparation for the time trial world championship later on in September. Fans will surely be excited at the prospect of seeing him perform in Britain after he was brutally left out of Team Sky’s Tour de France squad. Continue reading »

Jul 112014

Watching the early developments of the Tour de Yorkshire last weekend was a wonderful opportunity to see the best road cyclists up close and personal in God’s own county. However, the sad withdrawal of both Cav and Froome Dog set me pondering on the nature of leaders and of teamwork in our favourite sport.

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