Gear Guides: the best cycling accessories for wet weather

This is a guest feature from All Things Ride, a community of like-minded cyclists who create bespoke trips for some of the best and most challenging cycling events across Europe. Head, Shoulders, Hands and Toes! Riding in the rain can be a pretty mixed experience. Either you’ve been caught out in a shower you weren’t…

Gear Guides: 5 cycling accessories to upgrade your ride

This is a guest feature from Neilson Active Holidays. Neilson’s passion for lifestyle sports over the last 40 years has driven them to create an exciting range of summer and winter holidays for people who find the best way to relax is to switch off by doing something – learn more on neilson.co.uk. At its…

Eight everyday adventures on the National Cycle Network

Sustrans is the custodian of the National Cycle Network and the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle in the UK. Working with a wide network of volunteers, supporters and policy-makers, they aim to create a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone. The National Cycle Network…

5 Tour de France podcasts to keep you up to speed

Know your peloton from your polka-dots, your time trial from your Tourmalet? The 2019 Tour de France is here for three weeks of top notch cycling and everyone in the SportPursuit office is very excited to see who comes out wearing the yellow jersey. If you need a hand keeping up to speed with the…

Gear Guides: 5 cycle essentials for comfortable riding

This is a guest feature from All Things Ride, a community of like-minded cyclists who create bespoke trips for some of the best and most challenging cycling events across Europe. ‘Fail to prepare, prepare to fail’, isn’t that what they say? A bit extreme when it comes to riding a bike, however there is certainly…

The Kit List: May 2019

To coincide with the glorious weather gracing the UK, we’ve had a strong start to the summer of sport. There is always a real feeling of excitement as the sporting calendar ticks of those grand dates: Paris Roubaix, the London Marathon, the final run of the ski season… Here’s what we’ve been enjoying and what’s…

#NewPursuits – Digme Fitness RIDE

The SportPursuit team are on a mission to boost our motivation and performance through the winter training period by testing exciting new activities and classes. We’ve taken on holistic mind and body yoga, a circuits class mixed with indoor climbing, and a workout on skis. For the next challenge we teamed up with fitness pioneers…

Dirty Duathlons

Nik Cook gives you the low down on off-road duathlons and why they should be part of your autumn and winter racing schedule.  This article was first published on 28th September 2016 and is a feature piece from Totally Active. Who are they for? Anyone from experienced triathletes looking for a competitive outlet through the winter…

Afan Welsh Gravity Enduro Mash-Up

A freelance journalist and sponsored rider, polymath cyclist Juliet Elliott loves exploring every corner of the cycling world. Throwing herself into every challenge she finds upon her journey, Juliet’s never happier than when on two wheels. In this feature from Totally Active, Juliet Elliott experiences the thrills and spills of Enduro mountain bike racing. This…

The World’s First Nothing Front Bike Flip

Check out this epic video of R Willy from Nitro Circus pulling off a no handed BMX front bike flip. From the archive: this post was originally published on the SportPursuit blog 20th November 2015. 0

How’s this for a bike-friendly office space?

SRAM Headquarters was captured in action over the course of one day with employees providing their perspective on their new Perkins+Will designed workplace. This is “One Day at SRAM” – their space, their story. This post was originally published on 9th September 2016. 0

Nigel Sylvester and his BMX hit LA

Pro BMX rider Nigel Sylvester presents the second installment of his series, Go! Moving on from New York City to Los Angeles, Nigel gives a true, up close and personal experience of what riding his bike is really like. 0

A seriously intense onboard video from the Tour de France

Thanks to the use of onboard cameras, this video from Team Katusha of stage 5 of the Tour de France gets up close and personal, showing the real cycling as it is. Amongst other things, there’s rain, crashes, mechanics work, team spirit and a massive sprint. This is one intense onboard video. Get in on…

Daredevil cyclist rides VERTICAL cliff face in Arizona!

Riding Sedona’s White Line trail allows for absolutely zero margin of error. Just watching this drone footage of Polish downhill pro Michael Kollbek working his magic makes our palms sweaty and our knees weak. If you don’t like heights, might as well look away now! 0

Now that’s what we’d call a tight corner

SportPursuit cyclists, we’re sure that more than a few of you have had to deal with some tricky bends in the road during your bike rides. Whether you have been successful or unsuccessful in your own attempts to ride the bend, we’re sure you’re going to appreciate the sweet riding in this week’s video. Check…

Essential reading: 10 best road cycling books every cyclist should read

After the popularity of last week’s 8 greatest cycling documentaries ever made, we thought it would be only fair to give cycling books the same treatment. With some help from the SportPursuit community (thanks everybody!) and some biking bookworms at SportPursuit HQ, we’ve streamlined the eclectic variety of recommendations received into our list of the…

Danny MacAskill doing the impossible yet again

This week’s video features death-defying trials cyclist Danny MacAskill returning to his native Isle of Skye showcasing his climbing, jumping and hopping in some stunningly beautiful surroundings.  It’s also the first video featuring Danny showing off his skills on a full suspension mountain bike. Without question, this is our video of the week and is…

Thrive from your Fears – 7 Practical Tips

Source: Jrm Llvr (Flickr Creative Commons) It wasn’t until I was in my early twenties that I discovered how much fun it could be to be a risk taker. As soon as I learnt how to get my two wheels off the ground I became addicted to the feeling of jumping, speeding and improving. However,…

Boris bikes on London’s rooftops

Over the past few weeks, brilliant biking videos have just kept rolling in at SportPursuit HQ.  This week’s crazy cycling video features a fusion of top trials riders and freerunners showing off their skills around (and often above) the streets of London.  You might be wondering what makes this so remarkable.  Well, for starters, we…

Impossible? World’s first triple backflip on a mountain bike

Following on from last week, the battle of the best biking videos continues at SportPursuit HQ.  This week’s mind-blowing mountain biking video comes courtesy of our resident graphic design guru, Gareth.  If you think landing a single backflip is hard, wait till you see a triple backflip executed (on a mountain bike nonetheless) flawlessly. This…