A Guide To The Gibbet Climb
Thursday, 23rd Mar 17The Gibbet gets its name from an actual gibbet, standing stark against the skyline on the right as you reach the summit, which marks the spot where an executed murderer's body was chained in the 18th century.

Lamb & Associates Sponsor Beaumont Team Competition
Wednesday, 22nd Mar 17Support of growing firm of NE-based financial planning experts helps us to develop and improve the Beaumont Trophy race.

Ride for Charity
Tuesday, 14th Mar 17The Cyclone Festival encourages every rider to raise funds for a charity. Find out how easy it is to make a difference whilst enjoying one of the Cyclone events.

Cyclone Tips: Climbing
Monday, 13th Mar 17We look at how to prepare yourself and your bike for a long ride with a number of climbs, including pacing, gearing and training.

A Guide to Garleigh Moor
Wednesday, 8th Mar 17Our latest video is a guide to the outstanding stretch of road over Garleigh Moor and down towards Rothbury on one of the Cyclone Challenge Ride's great descents!

A Guide To Children's Events At the Cyclone
Saturday, 4th Mar 17The Cyclone Festival of Cycling has a lot of opportunities for younger cyclists. In this special feaure we meet a very young rider and look at the Cyclone events that children can take part in

Video: the famous Bilsmoor climb
Tuesday, 28th Feb 17We look at a climb that has a special place in the hearts of many NE cyclists who have ridden and raced over its scenic 1.1 miles of exposed moorland.

Better Leisure Centres Support Cyclone
Friday, 24th Feb 17The Cyclone Festival of Cycling will be getting some expert help in delivering its events this year.

ONE Pro Cycling to defend Beaumont Trophy title
Wednesday, 22nd Feb 17One of the UK's leading cycling teams has entered the Beaumont Trophy, the final event of the three-day Cyclone Festival of Cycling

Saddle Skedaddle Back Curlew Cup
Friday, 17th Feb 17NE cycling holiday specialists to sponsor key competition in the National women's cycle race.

Cyclone Tips: Fitting In More Cycling
Monday, 13th Feb 17One of the biggest barriers to successful cycling is the time it takes to get and stay fit. We have a few tips on how to find more time to ride.



  • Teams Sign Up For Beaumont Trophy
    More teams have signed up for the Beaumont Trophy international road race and we now know there will be a continental flavour to the race this year!
  • Fentimans Sponsor Cyclone
    NE beverage manufacturer, Fentimans, is to sponsor the Queen of the Mountains competition in the Curlew Cup and provide sample drinks in goody bags for Challenge Ride and Tyne 6 Bridges participants.
  • "It was awesome. It was just so beautiful!"
    More rider feedback from the 2016 event where the countryside, the quietness of the roads and the cake all seem to have made an impression.
  • Cyclone Tips - Winter Clothing
    Here's our advice on what to wear and why, when out riding during the cold winter weather.
  • Cyclone Tips - Winter Riding
    We re often asked how to keep riding and training through the worst of the winter well, here are a few of things we do to keep the wheels turning at this time of year.
  • All our videos in one place
    Choose from our big selection of videos showing some of the amazing Cyclone countryside, plus guides to ride features and footage from our big races.
  • Five Reasons To Ride
    Why do riders enjoy the Cyclone Challenge Rides so much? We think we know the five top reasons. Can you guess what they are?
  • Elite Women's Racing Returns
    We look ahead to the top quality women''s race that opens the action on the Sunday of the Cyclone Festival of Cycling, and look back at the 2016 event that featured, amongst others, one of our greatest ever Paralympians.
  • The Challenge of the Ryals
    Here's a video guide to the legendary Ryals climb, a major obstacle late in the day for the hundreds of riders taking part in the 11th edition of the Cyclone Challenge rides on Saturday 17th June.
  • Physiohaus - Looking at cycling fitness with our new partner
    Physiohaus have been appointed the Official massage and physiotherapy partner for the 2017 Cyclone Festival of Cycling. They've also written a great article for us on cycling fitness.
  • Training - one rider's first sportive
    One riderís account of his first long Sportive and how he trained for it. Itís interesting to read about his mistakes and what went well and what went less well on the big day.
  • Early entries flooding in
    We've had a great response to the 2017 Cyclone Festival of Cycling already with lots of entries coming in right from day 1
  • Challenge Rides - Friends on the day!
    Hear how two riders took on their first Cyclone Challenge Rides in 2016 and met and became friends on the day.
  • Enter Now
    Entries are pouring in for both the Cyclone Challenge Rides and the Tyne 6 Bridges family/leisure rides as riders make plans for the NE's biggest cycling festival in June 2017.
  • Become a Sponsor or Partner
    There's never been a better time to support one of NE England's iconic sporting festivals!
  • 2017 Dates Confirmed
    Time to get our your diary and start planning for the 2017 Cyclone Festival of Cycling
  • Report: Curlew Cup & Beaumont Trophy
    We look back at two outstanding races on the final day of the Cyclone Festival of Cycling.
  • Curlew Cup & Beaumont Trophy preview videos
    We look at the two big races, discuss recent changes to them and look at where the races might be decided.
  • Madison Genesis Team
    Madison Genesis have announced a strong and in-form team for the Beaumont Trophy international road race on Sunday 19th June, including one of the riders of the season, so far.
  • Past Winners
    A look back at the previous winners of the Curlew Cup and Beaumont Trophy road races.