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Is Cycling the New Windsurfing?

A good many years ago my wife and I took up the latest sport that was all the rage then, windsurfing. Many a long day was spent falling off and getting back onto our original “Windsurfing” board. As a beginner you are quite satisfied with light winds and spending time with friends on the beach, […]

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St Catherines Hospice Big Road Ride

This weekend we were out in East Grinstead helping St Catherines Hospice, Crawley with their annual Big Road Ride! We helped them develop safe routes that were on as quiet roads as possible. It tends to become a bit more technical in terms of mapping the closer you get to London. Even though we were a […]

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New Milton Peddle Car Grand Prix 2015

Today was the day I got to try my hand at a peddle car Grand Prix!  I literally had no idea what to expect, what the rules where and how I would fare in such an obscure sport!  I’ve seen a few Red Bull events on the Internet, but that still didn’t prepare me for […]

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Chalet Saskia puts us in a spin!

This June we took clients out to Vaujany in Rhone-Alps. Our latest partnership with Ski Peak served up a real feast of a cycling holiday! Ski Peak help to deliver a superb cycling break with their amazingly decked out chalet, incredible alps views and the piece de resistance is the food at the end of […]

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CTUK/Exclusive Hotel Sportif Pennyhill Spa Day Prize

As if completing the stimulating Cycle Tours UK/ Exclusive Hotel Sportif wasn’t rewarding enough, imagine that you’ve just won the Pennyhill Spa Day Prize! What can you look forward to? Pampering, pampering and more pampering! Your Spa Day prize package for two will include full access to the unrivalled five star spa facilities at the […]

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An Event Full Year

It has been an exciting and fulfilling year at CTUK with a number of great events and tours. We have been privileged to meet some great people and we look forward to an eventful year in 2015. Graham has created his own company Brightside IC which specialises in indoor cycling training using computrainers and a […]

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The Winchester Criterium Review

I think it is fair to say that the Winchester Criterium and was a roaring success! This was our first crack at the event and we couldn’t have been more pleased with it. With about 3,000 spectators, over 200 participants and about 40ish volunteers and marshalls it was a day to remember. The weather was […]

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Geneva to Nice

“Its a mans thing” is my wife’s usual response when confronted with ideas like climbing 14000m on a bike through various Alpine mountain passes. When I was climbing up my first col in boiling hot sunshine, I became very quickly aware that this exercise in futility was definitely not a “man thing” because I was […]

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