Articles by: AATR

Cycling and Mental Health

The 13-19th of May saw The Mental Health Foundation host mental health awareness week. Depression and anxiety are two of the most common forms of mental disorders in the UK. According to Mind – the mental health charity – 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental […]

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About SPOK’D

SPOK’D is an online training platform that’s built around your goals & availability & updates weekly based on each ride, to help keep you on track. It provides many of the benefits of an online coach, at a fraction of the price. Founder of SPOK’D – Richard Lang’s cycling career […]

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Lizard Skins DSP 2.5mm Bar Tape

Lizard Skins DSP 2.5mm Bar Tape

Lizard Skins are a US company which start back in 1993. The company specialises in making products for a range of sports, including baseball, hockey and lacrosse. But it’s probably best known for producing a range of cycling accessories and bike protection. The DSP range of bar tape has been […]

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SKS S-Board Front Mudguard

Bicycle fender specialists – SKS Germany are recognised as one of the worlds leading makers of bike mudguards and accessories. The company continues to follow trends – developing new products for the ever-changing cycling market. I decided to give one of their new products a test, the SKS S-Board front […]

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dhb Merino Short Sleeve Base Layer

dhb Merino Short Sleeve Base Layer (M_200)

Merino wool has well and truly found its place in cycling clothing. Its now used in hats, neck warmers, jerseys and base layers. dhb have a full range of products, all made using Merino wool. With the temperature in single figures most mornings and warmer in the afternoons,  its been […]

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New Bike Accessories

Bike Accessories to Remember

So you have spent weeks looking around for a new bike and you have finally made your purchase. However, whether it’s an absolute bargain in the sales – or that dream machine you’ve been saving for, don’t get caught out by forgetting to buy a few simple accessories. We’ve put […]

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Cycling Solo

Cycling Solo

We all have our preferences when it comes to cycling. Some of us like to hook-up with our cycling club for a gentle Sunday social. Others prefer to smash out a high-paced chain-gang ride – looking like a breakaway group in a one day race, with 5km to go. Sometimes […]

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Cycling in the Wind

Some weather conditions are simply not fun to ride in. As cyclists, windy days are one of the worst. Having spent plenty of days battling a headwind on a ‘get out for a spin’ type of ride, we put together a few basic tips which we use at AATR to […]

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Altura Arran 2 36L Panniers

Altura Arran 2 36L Panniers Review

The Altura Arran 2 36L Panniers are the medium size of the Arran range. They consist of two 18 litre pannier bags made to meet the demands of both daily commuting and mini bike-packing adventures. The Technology The Altura Arran 2 36L Panniers are made from P-Tec 600D Polyester. The […]

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