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THE DALES EPIC. KNOWN AS THE YD300

For me the YD300 wasn’t so much about the miles or the physical challenge that the Yorkshire Dales delivers in bucket loads but the personal challenge of arranging an ITT bike packing route and ride. The Cairngorm Loop. The Bearbones200. The failed HT550 and the...

YORKSHIREDALES 300 RESULTS

YD300. Saturday 27th June 2015. 189miles. 25,000 ft climbing. Pending bribes here are the results of the 1st running of the YorkshireDales300. Thank very big thank you to the riders who made it to RCC. Thank you for making such a massive effort to travel and compete...

RCC NEW SPONSORED RIDER. JIMMY LUND

RCC is pleased to introduce you to James “Jimmy” Lund.     Jimmy is our second sponsored rider and here at RCC we are very excited to be able to help and assist Jimmy in his sport of Triathlon. Jimmy is already an accomplished swimmer and runner....

BIKEPACKRAFTTRIP

Always ready and willing to take on something new.  How much fun can you have on your bike?. You can strap a boat to it and double the fun. The great guys from Back Country Biking helped me with the purchase of an Alpaca Pack Raft, paddle and buoyancy  aid and with my...

Mrs JONES 1ST 100.

Coffee and lap top. OS mapping and a free day in the saddle. An exciting prospect for a fantastic adventure. Delusions of grandeur and an appetite for miles. Saturday was full of bravado and foolhardiness. Sunday started with apprehension and thoughts of returning to...

JONES HARDEN MOOR SHAKEDOWN

Been a few weeks with the Jones. Thought I would check out her nimble side.  Another row of boxes ticked. Ive only had a wee while but we are already knitting together nicely. 

WILDCAT GEAR & PRO AGENCIES

Riders Cycle Centre is pleased to announce that we are working with Wildcat Gear and Pro Agencies in delivering to you Bike packing equipment. From the harness needed to carry your supplies to the food and sleeping essentials for a great adventure into the Dales. It...

Indiana JONES. Riders Real Ride Reviews.

Jones Diamond frame. Ti Truss fork. 710 Jones H bar. SRAM 1×11 gearing Jones front hub. Flow rims. Ardent tubeless. Shimano Saint brakes. Thompson seat post. Crank Bro Stem.  Riders Real Ride Reviews makes a welcomed return. My new ride for 2015. A bike built for...

THE KINESIS AND I.

  We have had a short but rewarding relationship. We have commuted and raced. Explored and toiled. We have failed but we have also won. We have shared our joys and sympathised with each other. We have shared a beer and savoured our successes. Long may it...

BEARBONES200 2014

Some photos of my ultimate adventure. The Bearbones 200 individual TT. I will give a written account once my aching body and mind allows.   [SlideDeck2 id=2381]

FROM ENDURANCE 2 ENDURO

   Route 72 Hadrians Cycle Way plus a few extra miles to get my train home.   http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=fatjacytmmbsqnse   You know I always have a plan. A plan A closely followed by a B, C and D. Always prepare for the unexpected and adapted to...

DIY RIDING

Sportives and Trail Centres. Where would cycling be if we didn’t have the Sportive and the Trail Centre.  It’s got bums off seats and in the saddle. Friendships are forged amongst the grueling climbs of the Dales and weekends away getting muddy and merry...

MORGAN BLUE. CHAIN KEEPER.

As a dedicated Cycle repair centre I am always on the look out for the best maintenance equipment. I am always on a search for the best quality lubricant, degreaser and cleaning equipment. The Morgan Blue Chain Keeper is a little beauty. It does it’s job with...

A SUMMER OF CYCLOCROSS

  www.yorkshirecyclocross.com   Round one and round two of the YCCA Summer series are in the basket. 30th and 29th in a mixed field of Yorkshires finest exponents of the art that is CYCLOCROSS. Missed round 3 but round four at a new venue brought together...

HIGHLAND TRAIL or not to HIGHLAND TRAIL.

  Time to sit in front of the screen and blog the Highland Trail 550 event. Somehow I need to capture the thrills and spills of the HT and put them onto the digital story board. My memories, thoughts and feelings cataloged and spell checked so they can portray my...

RCC TRIBUTE TO THE CLASSICS

It’s the Classic season and RCC payed its own tribute to the one day classic ride. Steep hills and cobbled sections all heaped together to produce a great route and a real challenging ride. The cobbled climb of Thwaits Brow blew a few gaskets and the Tour De...

RCC TRIBUTE TO THE CLASSICS

Spring is here and the Pro cyclists are preparing for the classics. The hustle and bustle of the one day race. Tough routes and even tougher terrain. Google Tour of Flanders or Paris Roubaix. The hilly race that is Liege Bastogne Liege and you will get the idea. For...

RIDERS CYCLE CENTRE LIBRARY

RCC set up it’s growing library back in January. With the kind donations from local cyclists,  fantastic RCC customers, members of our local cycling club Skipton CC and Singletrackworld we have over 80 publication ranging from biographies, fiction and...

MILEAGE, AT LAST

He’s been talking about a big ride for far too long. Planning this and planning that. He’s been playing with the other bikes around silly muddy fields or fiddling with the electronic stuff on his road bike. I’ve been the commuting bike. The get him...