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GO Outdoors Partner with Festival of Cycling

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Camping, music, and cycling…lots of cycling!

As a Yorkshire based company, we couldn’t be more excited that the Tour De France is not only coming to the UK, but heading right for our doorstep. So with cycling being such a hot topic around the company, we jumped at the chance to partner up with the Yorkshire Festival of Cycling this July, and we think you should join us there.

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Staff Picks: Top 5 Cycle Touring Accessories

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GO Outdoors staff give you a run down of their personal top 5′s

We’ve been asking staff from around GO Outdoors’ head office and stores to recommend their top 5 products in certain areas. This week we hear from Stu, one of our tech guys at GO Outdoors Swansea, as he gives us his rundown of the top 5 products he’d recommend to people who enjoy cycle touring.

Top 5 Cycle Touring accessories by Stu, Swansea Store Staff.

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GO Outdoors Bike Buyer’s Guide for Christmas

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If you’re looking for a bike this Christmas, you may be wondering where to start. It’s not always easy to choose the right one when there are so many styles on offer. So which one should you pick?

When choosing a new bike or picking one for someone else, you need to have a think about what the rider will want to achieve, and where the bike might be ridden.

Let’s take a look at the different styles we have on offer here at ‘GO’.

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Calibre Mountain Bikes – First Ride!

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We’d seen the bikes in the office and had been itching to get our hands on them for weeks. It was finally time for a test ride.

The Calibre bikes were designed to be ideal for UK trail riding, so where better as a testing ground than our local trail in Sheffield, Parkwood Springs. Read more

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What needs to be done to make cycling safe?

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We asked our customers: “What can be done to make cycling on roads safer?”

The whole subject of cyclists and road users is a bit of a minefield, it still divides opinion like little else in the outdoor world. So when the government recently announced a £94 million investment into cycling in England, it caused quite a heated debate among our customers about what should, or what could be done to bring the UK alongside the continent when it comes to cycle safety.

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New Range: Calibre Mountain Bikes

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New Calibre Mountain Bikes descend into GO Outdoors!

They’re finally here…and it was definitely worth the wait!

The new Calibre mountain bikes rolled into GO Outdoors this week and are already starting to turn heads. They clearly came with one thing in mind – to get people mountain biking…for less!

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Staff Choices: Top 5 Cycling

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Which gear would our staff choose from the upcoming season?

Continuing our series of picking out some of our favourite pieces of gear for the spring/summer 2013 season, we take to two wheels and look into our Cycling department. We took a few minutes with Mike – our Cycling buyer, and asked him what sort of accessories he would recommend for the upcoming season.

Top 5 Cycling Accessories – Mike, Cycling Buyer

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Top Ways to Get Fit Outdoors

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How can you get fit without the costly gym membership?

January comes with a torrent of celebrity endorsed fitness DVD’s and all the local Gym’s telling you that it’s a new year and a new you (for their small sign up fee). While gym’s are great for fitness, there are also plenty of ways to keep fit outdoors, and the scenery is a little nicer too.

Here we take a look at the best ways to lose a few pounds through 2013:

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Inspiration for our cycling nation

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When it comes to cycling these days, there are two things we should all be getting excited about:

Medal after medal, we dominate the Olympics on two wheels, and Bradley Wiggins becomes the first ever Brit to win the Tour de France, causing a phenomenal appreciation for UK cycling and…sideburns!

Given that British cycling is big news, we got inspired and decided to take a look at some of the best UK family cycle spots to GO Outdoors and spin those wheels like Bradley.

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Beat the rat race…Commute on 2 wheels not 4

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Top 5 tips for starting with Cycle Commuting

Traffic free, fresh air, freedom and occasional sunshine. These are all the things you can have by riding the bike to work and leaving the car at home.

Here is a 5 step guide to getting what you need to start you off.

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