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Ella Picks: cycling on the rise among UAE women; UCI changes stance of saddle tilt; race news from track cycling world cup and cyclocross; and more

In this week’s internet roundup, we applaud the uptake of cycling among women in the UAE and the efforts of the Urban-Ultra Women’s Cycle League. We take a look at the UCI’s new rules regarding saddle tilt and length, and learn about tapering. And, as always, we catch up on the latest race news from the …


Cycling in Christchurch: rides, coffee and earthquake recovery

On a recent trip to New Zealand’s South Island for a Roadtripping article, CyclingTips’ Andy van Bergen and Jonathan Reece visited the city of Christchurch to discover what the city has to offer for cyclists and how it has recovered from the devastating earthquakes of four years ago. Riding through the Christchurch CBD, it’s hard …


Roadtripping Canterbury

It’s no secret that New Zealand is blessed with an abundance of natural beauty. Anyone that’s visited the country’s South Island will tell you about the diversity of terrain, from soaring peaks to alpine lakes and from lush rainforest to open plains. CyclingTips’ Jonathan Reece and Andy van Bergen recently visited the region of Canterbury …


From where you’d rather be: New Zealand

A few months ago a few mates and I did a Roadtrip to New Zealand which was one of the highlights of my cycling life. With some b-roll footage we decided to piece together a short film (well, Chas and Drew made it). I hope it inspires you to get out and and go for …


Roadtripping New Zealand

In the second installment of our “Roadtripping” series we headed over to New Zealand’s magnificent South Island to explore the quiet roads, turquoise lakes, towering mountains, and to meet the wonderful people of Wanaka and Queenstown. And to drink their beer.


New Zealand: Forgotten World Highway

Cycling around New Zealand has always been a dream of mine but unfortunately I haven’t done much riding there. There’s really no excuse since it’s only a short flight from Australia and the prices are quite affordable. In this guest post, Daniel Carruthers reaffirms the fact that we don’t need to travel all the way …


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