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26Oct
26Oct

We all know that relations between road users on 2 and 4 wheels aren't always cordial. But with so many of us driving and cycling, we think they should be.

Here's one way you can help us to spread the love...

13Sep
13Sep

Trek-Segafredo's Abi van Twisk has competed with the very best in the world.

But she's a South London girl at heart and just loves riding her bike. She reckons everyone should take a leaf out of her book...

06Aug
06Aug

Earlier this morning, Fiona Kolbinger made cycling history. Not just women's cycling history. Cycling history for the ages. In winning the notorious 4000km Transcontinental Race, Fiona levelled the playing field like few others in sporting history.

10Jun
10Jun

We recently asked you, our friends and customers, to give us your top tips that you wish you'd known when you first started cycling.

We were inundated - which goes to show the generosity of spirit in the cycling world. You may be surprised by some...!

02May
02May

This summer, we're supporting world record Atlantic rower Kiko Matthews woman as she takes on single-use plastic via an epic bike ride, riding 7200km around the British coastline whilst raising awareness of plastic misuse.

25Apr
25Apr

Ever find yourself falling into the trap of feeling you have to ride with certain people, to grind out particular distances? Jeni has an alternative approach that just might make you fall in love with cycling all over again.

01Apr
01Apr

As organisers of a major race for the women's pro peloton announces that the dress regulations will require participants to wear 'skirts', we ask: how can this be in 2019?

23Dec
23Dec

Reflections on these times

Posted in Opinions By VeloVixen

This is a turbulent time for cycling, for retail, for politics. Actually, for our world as a whole.

These are our year end thoughts - things are not nearly as downbeat as you might think!

26Jul
26Jul

It may seem counterintuitive adding another layer into your summer kit mix, but, believe it or not, it can actually help keep you cooler. Find out how...

19Jun
19Jun

No More Hate

Posted in Inspiration Opinions By Juliet Elliott, Award Winning Writer and Multi-Talent!

Like the sport itself, cyclists are a hugely diverse bunch. Much as those in the anti-bike brigade like to think it, we’re actually not all the same. We are everyone. Inciting wars between road users and slagging off everyone who likes riding a bike shouldn’t be the last acceptable form of bigotry.

24Jan
24Jan

I've been organising Spring cycling holidays in southern Spain, and speaking to a lot of potential participants. It's been really revealing. Why are so many worried about letting others down, when they're perfectly capable?

I want to see women taking ownership of their enjoyed sport, I want to see them unapologetic for wanting to be somewhere and looking for reassurance from nobody but themselves.

16Jan
16Jan

Happiness in Small Steps

Posted in Lifestyle Inspiration Opinions #CycleHappy By Juliet Elliott, Award Winning Writer and Multi-Talent!

In a world in which we're bombarded by ways to compare ourselves to others, it can all feel a bit overwhelming. It's easy not to appreciate your own achievements.

All the more reason, Juliet argues, to take stock of where you are and where you’ve come from, comparing yourself against no one else but… yourself!

01Dec
01Dec

Cycling role model Anna Glowinski takes no prisoners when it comes to women's cycling. This is an important 15 minutes from someone who can talk the talk - but really walk the walk too.

21Nov
21Nov

PinarellNO

Posted in Kit Opinions Best of 2017 By VeloVixen

When news emerged earlier this week about the launch of Pinarello's new e-bike, the Nytro, at first it seemed like a solid, positive step from a major bike manufacturer to catch the growing wave of e-bike sales.

But then the Pinarello marketing department got hold of it. And that's where the trouble began.

12Oct
12Oct

The shadow of sexism still hangs over cycling with some well publicised cases in recent months. However there is no doubt things are improving. VeloVision caught up with our founder, Phil, and operations manager, Fran to chat about the opportunities and challenges facing women in cycling today.

06Oct
06Oct

One of our favourite people, Anna Glowinski, was a last minute call up to join Annie Emmerson on our 2017 VeloVixen Women's Cycling Hub to discuss TV presenting, designing epic leggings, and all kinds of cycling.

01Oct
01Oct

Three of our favourite brands came together at our 2017 VeloVixen Women's Cycling Hub to for a fascinating discussion about ways they go beyond simply retailing nice kit.

30Sep
30Sep

VeloVixen's own Fran Whyte, a seasoned cyclocross fanatic, reveals how cyclocross could be your answer to year round cycling - and why it's just plain fun!

29Sep
29Sep

What course has scared her most - and what's her favourite cheese?! Diane Jeggo fields questions aplenty with mountain biking World Champion and all round cycling legend Tracy Moseley!

28Sep
28Sep

Diane Jeggo joins presenter and journalists Rebecca Charlton and Laura Winter to talk #TokenAttractiveFemale and to discuss where women are in the media's coverage of cycling. Prepare for sparks to fly!

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