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  • Breaking the Cycle of Female Body Negativity and Empowering Female Cyclists

    Role models don’t have to be perfect or famous, they just have to be real and relatable enough to help you realise that you can do whatever you put your mind to. These women are regular folk, just like you and me, who are their own authentic selves and stand up for what they believe in, that women deserve their place within cycling and should stand up to take their space proudly. 
  • Unique Cycling Gifts Under £20

    Being presented with the intern’s beanie hat full of strips of paper he’s just spent half an hour cutting out, you’re thinking about who you’d pref...
  • Top 10 Cycling Cafe's in the UK

    We asked our amazing community of around 50,000 people to recommend their favourite places to stop for a coffee and a cake when out cycling and the...
  • Rafe's FLAB Challenge

    Back by popular demand, it's Rafe's FLAB challenge! The challenge is simple, but is a great way of taking you out of your comfort zone and boostin...
  • A day at the Derby Velodrome

    Fancy riding your bike on a nice easy to follow route? No rain, no mud, no puddles? No cars to avoid? No dodgy right turns at junctions? No junctio...
  • The British Cycle Quest

    Discovering Britain (and re-discovering my passion for cycling) on ‘The British Cycle Quest’ In late 2016 after a sixteen-year hiatus I bought two ...
  • TOO THIN TO BE A FAT LAD!

    Dominic Irvine - Ultra-distance cyclist and FLAB rider “You shouldn’t be wearing that kit - you’re not fat enough.” If I had a pound for every time...
  • What is Zwift?

    As the nights are drawing in, soon it will be winter, it may be time for some of the FLAB community to dig out their old turbo trainer, put on a vi...
  • Get your pants off!

    We won’t beat around the bush, if you’re still wearing pants under your padded cycling shorts you need to STOP! Whilst the thought of going pant-l...
  • Review - Ultra-Distance Cycling: An Expert Guide to Endurance Cycling

    The beauty of this book is that you learn a great deal more about every day cycling than the title suggests. It's not only about Ultra Distance Cyc...
  • Getting back in the saddle

    So how’s it going? Have you got back on your bike since the holidays? Not easy is it? If you’re one of those impressive people who didn’t over ind...