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Cycling Luggage: Options for Bike Touring
16 March 2017

Cycling Luggage: Options for Bike Touring

Are you one of the increasing number of people who are going on cycling tours?It seems more and more people are exploring the world on a bicycle, totally self-sufficient, with all they need strapped to the bike, giving a true sense of freedom and adventure.

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IN: CycleProductsFitness
The Scomadi 400cc Scooter
14 March 2017

The Scomadi 400cc Scooter

At the beginning of the year I mentioned the Scomadi 400 scooter that was premiered at the Milan Motorcycle Show in November 2016.

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IN: ScooterEvents
Velodrome Experience: Raising Money for Great Ormond Street Hospital
2 March 2017

Velodrome Experience: Raising Money for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Charity cycling events don’t get much bigger than this! Celebrities, Professional Athletes, and fast-paced cycling action all while raising money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.

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IN: CycleEventsFitness
Top 125cc Scooters of 2016
9 February 2017

Top 125cc Scooters of 2016

2017 has arrived and there are a lot of

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IN: Scooter
Top 5 Cycle Tyres for Winter
9 February 2017

Top 5 Cycle Tyres for Winter

Choosing cycle tyres for the winter is a hard one, with so many out there to choose from.

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IN: CycleProductsReviews
Cycling: How Bikes & Kit have changed since the 90s
26 January 2017

Cycling: How Bikes & Kit have changed since the 90s

I’ve been taking part in cycle races and triathlon since the 90s and seen first-hand how much things have changed over the years.

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IN: Cycle
Inside the Velodrome - Anadia, Portugal
11 January 2017

Inside the Velodrome - Anadia, Portugal

One of the many hidden cycling gems here in Portugal is the Velodrome in Anadia, only an hour from Porto and equal distance from Delucci Retreat.

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IN: CycleFitness
New Scooters for 2017
10 January 2017

New Scooters for 2017

New Year, New Scooters!Back in November 2016, the annual Milan Motorcycle Show revealed an abundance of new machines that European riders can look forward to in the coming months.

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IN: Scooter
Scooter Insurance Tips: Part Two
23 December 2016

Scooter Insurance Tips: Part Two

Following on from last week's blog offering tips on how to get the best deal form your scooter insurance, Part 2 of the article this week looks at security and the smallprint.

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IN: ScooterSafetySecurityInsurance
Top 125cc Motorcycles of 2016
22 December 2016

Top 125cc Motorcycles of 2016

There are many advantages to owning a 125cc motorcycle or scooter.

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IN: Motorcycle
Cycling: Cardiac Health Awareness
21 December 2016

Cycling: Cardiac Health Awareness

Just before I set off back to Delucci Retreat in Portugal I was invited by my old mate, Chris Lillywhite, to Destination Bikes, based in the heart of surrey, Box Hill, my old training ground.

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IN: CycleFitness
Christmas Opening Times 2016
14 December 2016

Christmas Opening Times 2016

Christmas 2016*Please note we will be closing at 5.

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IN: General
Cycle Personalisation: Bringing colour to titanium
28 November 2016

Cycle Personalisation: Bringing colour to titanium

When we think of titanium, we think of a nice gleaming bare metal frame.

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IN: CycleProducts
Scooter Insurance Tips: Part One
28 November 2016

Scooter Insurance Tips: Part One

Probably due to the fact that we all hope never have to claim on a motor insurance policy, nobody really likes to pay for it.

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IN: ScooterInsuranceTraining
Cycle Event Launch: Rallye du Velo 2017
22 November 2016

Cycle Event Launch: Rallye du Velo 2017

Sportives and stage events are changing and the Rallye du Velo definitely embrasses that, fortunately I was at the official launch to see what all the hype was about.

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IN: CycleEvents
Rouleur Classic - The Road Cycling Emporium
8 November 2016

Rouleur Classic - The Road Cycling Emporium

Last Friday (4th November) I attended the Rouleur Classic with my good friend Mark Sinclair, who works for Kalas Sportswear.

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IN: CycleEvents
Bridlington Trade & Custom Show 2016
3 November 2016

Bridlington Trade & Custom Show 2016

An unusually warm October weekend saw thousands descend on the Yorkshire coastal town of Bridlington for the annual end of year Trade and Custom Show.

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IN: ScooterRallies
Cycle Training: Never judge a book by its cover
19 October 2016

Cycle Training: Never judge a book by its cover

By running an athlete training camp here in Portugal called Delucci Retreat I get to see all kinds of people.

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IN: CycleFitnessTraining
For the Love of 2-strokes
12 October 2016

For the Love of 2-strokes

Like a number of scooter enthusiasts, I love a 2-stroke machine.

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IN: Scooter
Woolacombe Scooter Rally 2016
30 September 2016

Woolacombe Scooter Rally 2016

The north Devon coast is a beautiful part of England and in my opinion, best explored on a scooter - especially when the sun is out!

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IN: ScooterRallies
Advances in Cycle Helmet Technology
29 September 2016

Advances in Cycle Helmet Technology

There is a huge selection of cycle crash helmets out there and in so many different styles, does it really make much difference what one you get?

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IN: SafetyCycle
Cycling: New Shimano Dura-Ace Groupset for 2017
28 September 2016

Cycling: New Shimano Dura-Ace Groupset for 2017

One of the main things cyclists are talking about is the new Dura-Ace groupset for 2017 called the R9-100 Di2.

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IN: CycleProducts
Cycle Show E-MTB Test Track
26 September 2016

Cycle Show E-MTB Test Track

Another year and another enjoyable visit to the Cycle Show at Birmingham’s NEC for us here at Lexham Insurance.

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IN: CycleEvents
Electrifying time at the Ebike Test Track
23 September 2016

Electrifying time at the Ebike Test Track

There is definitely plenty of fun to be had at the Cycle Show and one of the biggest highlights for us on the trade day was the Ebike Test Track.

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IN: CycleEvents
20 September 2016

Cycle Show 2016 Preview

It’s that time again where thousands of cycle enthusiasts descend onto the Birmingham NEC for the annual Cycle Show.

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IN: CycleEventsInsurance