You won’t believe how much this 1980s carbon bike is selling for

Pisenti Modular Uno Bike

You probably won’t ever see one of these for sale again. This is a genuine Pesenti Modulare Uno from 1987 and it’s as rare as hen’s teeth. The price for someone who wants to own such a unique, radical, iconic design? A cool £15,500 ($20,0000 USD). Equipped with Campagnolo’s Croce d’Aune groupset with Delta brakes … Read more

Track Racing – As Easy as One, Two, Three

Velodrome track racing

By Chris Colford, Blue Peter Presenter Are you tempted by the thrill of competition, but not exactly fond of the hills? Are you up for the big sprint, but not wild about racing for 50 miles before you get there? Are you foaming at the mouth to race, but too lazy to change gear? Are … Read more

Links We Love

ACTIVISM Bristol Bike Project – Freedom of Movement Fear of Cycling Feminism and Cycling, the “Untrammeled Woman” Femme Pedale Social Movements and the Bicycle The 56a bike blog The 56a bike workshop Vélorutionary? BIKE BLOGS Cycletopia Femme Pedale Grease Rag Ride & Wrench Help! My chain came off TeamGlow Womens’ Cycling Network The 56a bike … Read more

Beryl Burton drama on BBC radio

Catch this amazing drama about the life of Beryl Burton on BBC Radio written by and starring Maxine Peake by periodically checking on iPlayer for repeats here https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01p0fpl A Woman’s Hour talk about Beryl and how Maxine Peake portrayed her is available here – https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nxzcd Beryl Burton was an English racing cyclist and one of Britain’s … Read more

UK Police Giving Away Free Gold Standard Bike Locks to Encourage Cycling

There are many initiatives for getting more people cycling as an everyday transport. One we’ve just come across is from the British Transport Police which tackles the concern around bike theft that puts some people off of cycling to a station rather than driving, incase their bike gets stolen while they are away at work. Police … Read more

Barbed Wire Cyclist Trap Set In Kent

Barbed wire across a kent MTB trail

Imagine the scene. You’re riding along your favourite trail, safely away from the cars on the nearby road. You can hear birdsong from across the fields interspersed with the the gravel crunching underneath your wheels as you finally crest the top of the hill. You can that there are no walkers or horse riders further … Read more