Local events & cycling venues

Ride London – annual sportive (non-racing) in and around London, described as the “London Marathon for cyclists”

Bucks Off-Road Sportive – West Drayton Mountainbike Club annual off-road sportive

Hillingdon Cycle Circuit – Hayes / Hillingdon based closed-road cycle circuit. Hold a variety of events, from racing, training, road, cyclo-cross to nordic skiing, skateboarding, duathlon and more

Magazines, media & online resources

Cycling weekly – mostly road, cyclo cross & racing news, articles, advice and buy & sell. Online & magazine

Bike Radar – news, reviews, opinion

Mountain Biking UK – Britain’s best selling mountain bike magazine

Pink Bike – mountain bike online hub for news, buying, selling, forum, tips & exercise and training advice

Global Cycling Network (GCN) – tonnes of useful advice, news, opinion, plus guidance on bike riding techniques and skills

Bespoke Weekly – BBC Radio 5 Live podcast on cycling

Home Roads – podcast by Matt Barbet, talking to famous cyclists on their home patch