Cycling in Devon

Experience the excitement of real people cycling in real Devon.

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  • Primal Helix

    Primal Helix kit

    Styling, function and value for money re important to me in bike kit. I have been trying out my new...

  • French bike grafitti

    French Cycle Signs

    The French love cycling and support the activity very well as well as hosting the worlds largest annual sporting event...

  • La Loire a Velo

    Family cycling along the River Loire in France. I have cycled along the Loire a few times, and it is...

  • Needs repairing

    Repairing a broken chain link

    I recently discovered that one of my chain links had partly broken. Fortunately I spotted this whilst cleaning the bike...

TT Gold Commonwealth Games 2014

Top riding from Alex, having spent the previous week training in Devon, nailing the TT Gold medial in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Image credit @andygerrie Alex Dowsett:  “Yeah, no one wanted that today more than I did. Silver in Delhi…

New wheels

Checking and replacing wheel rims Wheel rims can last for years and thousands of miles of cycling. If you ride in the winter and/or over hilly terrain your rims will not last as long as riding flat dry roads. This…

Charles Cross

No surprises what you get with Evans Cycles. The shop is new to Plymouth but the brand has been around for years. Its a good high-street cycle shop aimed at entry and mid-level riders. The staff are very helpful with…

What is this?

I love cycling mags and reading about new products and admittedly I rarely praise the good, but here is an example of some truly poor cycling component marketing (I am a Marketing Manager for my day job). The PowerTap is…

Overtaking a horse on a bike

Cycling around the countryside, you will often come across horses being ridden. Passing them safely is very important so that no one gets hurt. These simple steps should make the process trouble free. Approaching from the rear Horses are very…

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