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The top five things to do on a trip to AlUla

Perfect for the bedside table, it means all his tech essentials will be fully charged and ready for the day ahead, plus, the station looks really good, whether it’s in use or not. Soggy sandwiches and tepid coffee will be a thing of the past the next time he’s out on the trails. That is, if he packs this lightweight stove system that’s easily assembled and even easier to cook with, thanks to its push-button ignition and excellent control, even in wind and low temperatures. He can simmer soups and stews and even brew up tea and fresh coffee if used in conjunction with Jetboil’s coffee press.

It weighs in at 13.9kgs and has been well reviewed on the Halfords website, scoring 4.4 out of 5 stars from 9 reviews. For those ready to take on the world, the Pendleton Junior Littleton Bike, made with a 26” wheel, is an apple red, step-through bike that will allow your little girl to feel on top of the world. For those confident on two wheels, Pendleton offer 16”, 20”, 24” and 26” bike sizes for those girls who are ready to cycle more vivaciously. This Pendleton Women’s Bike is the personification of style, featuring a classic step-through frame and sprung leather saddle for ultimate comfort.

The Pendleton Somerby is the best-selling model in the Pendleton bikes range. It’s an upright traditional bicycle, featuring a low step through 17″ or 19″frame, 7-speed gears and 700c wheels, making it a simple option for everyday use. The Initial is an entry-level bike built around an alloy frame with a cromoly fork, and it comes with a women’s specific geometry. It has a 16-speed Shimano Claris groupset, Tektro calliper brakes and 700c wheels, The weight is given as 11.5kg (25.3lb) which isn’t light although, as we said, this isn’t a high-end model.

From rugged mountain bikes to stylish cruisers, these rides are ready to unlock pure joy. During the time I was in AlUla, the sand was soft and I imagined that the surface would become easier for riding during the cooler months from December to February. With a 26km cycling trail and a Bike awkward turtles Hub that includes a wide choice of bikes and equipment plus a cycling café, exploring the valley by bike looks to become a tremendous reality. It’s also prime mountain-biking terrain, and hosts the Saudi Tour, a five-stage bike race through the AlUla region that’s held in February.

Our mission is to bring you all the news that’s relevant to you as a cyclist, independent reviews, impartial buying advice and more. Pendleton featured on the cover of the July 2009 issue of men’s magazine FHM. In February 2012, Halfords released a Pendleton branded range of women’s bikes including the Somerton , the Initial the Brooke and the Dalby on which Pendleton herself had worked as a design consultant. She was a “brand ambassador” for Pantene hair-care products in the advent to London 2012. She was the subject of a BBC television programme which first aired in July. The men’s version is Black while the ladies is White both with the Chief Joseph Pattern wrapped on the frame.

Its three levels of assistance means dad will never be far away from a boost with the impel’s 27.5in tyres, which get up to speed quickly. Over the years, Schwinn has empowered millions of people, earning a special place in the hearts and minds of generations of riders. We have spent over a century building the bicycle industry into what it is today, and we’re not done yet.

The flexible plastic they’re made from can be bent and twisted and they come with grip-lock arms and nose pads for a secure, comfortable fit, that will ensure they stay on his head and don’t end up on the floor when he gets excitable. It couldn’t be a Christmas gift guide for dads without a pair of socks in the mix, could it? However, he won’t have to put on his fake face of gratitude for this pair of tootsie warmers.

These Pendleton Bikes feature all of the designs found in the adult models, but in a smaller frame perfect for growing girls. For those in need of a larger bike, the Pendleton Hanberry 20” is a single-speed bike, made in a beautiful red design for those looking for a splash of colour. Created in a stunning sage colour, this Pendleton Classic Bike features Pendleton’s signature mudguards and full chaincase, protecting you from all the road grime and dirt on the road. The Pendleton Classic Bikes blend the equivocal Victoria Pendleton style with the latest bike innovations and technology. To ensure you’re not left without power for too long, the Pendleton Somerby charges in only 5 hours, and comes with a full 2-year warranty.

The Heritage Oasis Trail is three kilometres of ancient city walls, mud brick houses and privately-owned farms, open day and night for visitors to experience for free. At the 2011 UCI Track Cycling World Championships Pendleton won a silver in the team sprint, a bronze medal in the sprint and finished seventh in the keirin. Partnering Jess Varnish, Pendleton won the team sprint in her only event at the British Championships. At the 2011 European Track Championships Pendleton won the team sprint and keirin titles, but only came eighth in the sprint. Pendleton won her first major medal with gold in the sprint at the 2005 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.

She became the third British woman to become a cycling world champion in 40 years. Pendleton represented Great Britain and England in international cycling competition, winning nine world titles including a record six in the individual sprint, dominating the event between 2005 and 2012. In 2008 she won the sprint in the Beijing Olympics, and in 2012, she won the gold medal in the keirin at the London Olympics, as well as silver in the sprint. As yet it doesn’t have any user reviews on the Halfords website but if it’s anything like the rest of the range, it’s bound to be a great choice.