Welcome to the MadeGood.bikes magazine. Get the latest opinions from our blogging team, learn new skills in the School or catch up with the pro cycling circuit in Ride.
Got something to say and need a place to say it? Send us your reviews, opinions and ride reports and we’ll publish the best right here.
Latest from the magazine
The first bicycles arrived in the early nineteenth century and were built largely of wood. Fast-forward to today and entering a bike shop one will be confronted by a [ … ]
Was stage 3 of the 2014 Tour de France, from Cambridge to London, an homage to the Dunwich Dynamo? Of course it was.
Mike Burrows is considered by many to be the doyen of British bike designers. Key to his success is a willingness to break the mould and challenge tradition in order [ … ]
Mike Burrows is a leading cycle builder with a reputation for producing ground-breaking bikes. Burrows takes a thoroughly pragmatic approach to designing, so when [ … ]
As the man responsible for such notable machines as the Windcheetah ‘Speedy’ trike, the Ratcatcher and the Ratracer, Mike Burrows is something of a trailblazer in [ … ]
With its brown leather case, monkey imagery and clever name, the Nutter initially struck me as more of a fashion statement than a bike tool.
Victory and defeat in cycle sport can be decided by seconds, so even the most minor of adjustments to your setup can give critical marginal gains. Being both a racer [ … ]
During Stage 7 of the 2009 Tour de France, Fabian Cancellara – wearing the maillot jaune – demonstrated to the watching world exactly why he is thought of as one of [ … ]
Sunday April 27th found the junction of Broad Lane and Tottenham High Road bustling with men in fluorescent pyjamas.
When on your bike I strongly believe it is best to regard thirst as an emergency sign: if you feel thirsty you have left it too late. Your performance will have [ … ]
Duncan visited the London Bike Show earlier this month at the ExCel where he found some great bits and bikes on show, including some beautiful bikes by Aprire, [ … ]
The London Bike Show returns to the Excel Centre this week, with something for every type of cyclist to get their teeth into. It opens on Thursday 13 February and [ … ]
If you partake in any talk about endurance sports the chances are you will not have to wait very long before the phrase ‘carb loading’ rears its head.
I never thought I would ride a fixed gear bike anywhere but the velodrome. Last month I gave it a go and since then I haven’t looked back. I am fixie convert.
The most pressing short-term needs are, explaining to people who use motor-vehicles on public roads why people on bicycles need to claim time and space, and [ … ]
Moving the furniture, the kerbs and the lines on the highway may mitigate the threat of motor-traffic but if we want to solve – rather than ameliorate – the problem [ … ]
2012 release Premium Rush stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a risk-taking bike messenger in New York City who one day takes on a job that could kill him.
Cycling is the new golf, but is it the new cricket?
Are ‘Cycle-Superhighways’ a new category of municipal displacement activity? Containment Infrastructure?