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Lady Canning’s Brings Mountain Bike Fun For All

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GO Outdoors & Ride Sheffield help bring Lady Canning’s MTB Trail to the Outdoor City 

The outdoor scene in Sheffield is buzzing right now with a real focus on becoming the nations ‘Outdoor City‘, so when Ride Sheffield were looking to crowd fund some brand new mountain bike trails just outside the city where it all began for GO Outdoors, we just had to get involved.

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Mountain Biking in Forest of Dean

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A guide to mountain biking in Forest of Dean 

As one of the UK’s most picturesque and rural locations, the Forest of Dean is a haven for walkers and cyclists alike. With rolling hills and picturesque countryside all around the Forest is the oldest oak forest in the country and features a number of great mountain bike trails and events catering to riders of all abilities and ages.

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Introducing the 2017 Calibre Bossnut V2

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Like a Boss – Introducing the 2017 Calibre Bossnut 

In 2015 Calibre made waves on the mountain bike market with the unveiling of the Bossnut mountain bike, the crown jewel in a range that was starting to receive all the right kind of looks from the two wheeled community. The Calibre Bossnut would go on to change what people thought a £1000 mountain bike could be, it won ‘Bike of the Year’ 2015 from MBR magazine and came runner up in 2016 also, as well as a string of great reviews from other established mountain bike press.

It’d be easy to sit back on the early success of the Bossnut, but the Calibre team went back to the workshop with one thing on their mind; ‘Can we make this even better?’

Meet the new Boss

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GO Outdoors Mountain Mayhem 2016

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Everything you need to know about Mountain Mayhem 2016

This year we’re sponsoring Mountain Mayhem once more, the UK’s first and best 24 hour mountain biking event. This year we’re bringing even more to the event for families to enjoy while the riders are out tearing up the trail. Here’s what to expect from GO Outdoors Mountain Mayhem 2016:  Read more

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Get Fit Outdoors: Cycling

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Take to two wheels to get fit for free in 2016 

It’s January again and the world wants you to get into the gym and get your fill on kale and seeds. Gym memberships can be costly so over the next few weeks we aim to bring you reasons to forget the pressure of the gym and enjoy the freedom of the outdoors in our #FreeGymForLife initiative.

This week, we focus on Cycling.

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Calibre Bossnut Wins Bike of the Year 2015

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The Bossnut  continues to win over the fans in the mountain bike community 

We’ve been excited about the Bossnut from Calibre for a while, and after releasing it for review from various magazines this summer, we’re happy to finally start getting the bike on to the site for you all to check out. It’s a bike that has drawn quite a bit of excitement and we’re very proud to announce that MBR magazine have voted the Calibre Bossnut the Bike of the Year for 2015.

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Lady Canning’s Trail – #TakeMeThereTuesday

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Spotlighting areas of the UK each week

Tuesday the 14th July saw the opening of the GO Outdoors Lady Canning’s trail, an idea of Ride Sheffield’s Henry Norman some 6 year previous and after 18 months of crowd funding and GO’s helping hand the trail was ready to ride!

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5 Tips to Survive Mountain Mayhem

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GO Outdoors cycle buyer Mike gives his
tips to survive Mountain Mayhem

In 2015 GO Outdoors sponsors one of our favourite events in the cycling calendar – Mountain Mayhem. This 24 hour mountain biking event isn’t for the faint hearted, but never fear because GO Outdoors cycle buyer and Mountain Mayhem veteran Mike is on hand to offer some advice from experience.

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M.A.D. for GO Outdoors Plymouth

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Mountain Bike Stunt Team Makes Plymouth GO Outdoors Debut

The M.A.D. Mountain Bike Stunt Team (www.m-a-d.co.uk) is making its Plymouth GO Outdoors (www.gooutdoors.co.uk) debut this weekend.

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Downhill Cycling – The Top 10

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The top ten hills to cycle down thanks to Sir Chris Hoy

Earlier this week in the Metro they featured a compiled list from Olympic Gold Medal winning cyclist Sir Chris Hoy of the greatest hills to cycle down in the UK. Sir Chris lead an expedition around the UK to find the top peaks for downhill cyclists, taking factors into consideration such as ease of use, historical meaning and much more. The list turned out as follows.. Read more

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