Cycling from Bristol to Oxford with PedalFolk

It all got a bit Famous Five last weekend, when I hit the road with PedalFolk, a band of travelling folk musicians bent on cycling from Bath to the Oxford Folk Weekend, stopping off for gigs, alfresco singing and the…

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Cycling chic: gear for biking beauties

Make your morning commute a bit brighter with the coolest new cycle accessories.

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Interview with women’s cycling ambassador Lydia Boylan

National cycling charity CTC have put together a brand new, women-only elite cycling team, to help promote cycling and encourage girls to get on their bikes. The team will be racing both in the UK and abroad, as well as…

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European Outdoor Film Tour

I don’t know when I was last this excited about going to the movies. Nine of the coolest European extreme sports films are on tour across the continent. Get tickets now.

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A little outdoors inspiration

The lovely Elizabeth Grant rounds up some fun and easy ways to get outdoors this summer.

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Top 10 songs about being outdoors

One of my favourite things in the whole world: cycling along a canal to a field full of clover, lying down and watching the clouds drift, sharing an MP3 player with someone else and listening to any of these. If…

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Biking from Cardiff Castle to Castle Coch

My housemate Leo and I went on a little impromptu cycle ride last week along the Taff Trail, which runs from Cardiff Bay to Brecon for 55miles. After a more paltry 8 miles, we ended up at Castle Coch, a…

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Five reasons to get on your bike

I love my bike. A whole lot. His name is Walter and he’s worth absolutely nothing, but I think I would need therapy if something happening to him. I was given Walter (he’s a Raleigh, get it?) by a friend…

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