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Mallorca 312 entries open today – time to get prepared

With entries for the Mallorca 312 open from today, the Balearic island again finds itself firmly in the cycling limelight. Thousands of Brits make the pilgrimage to the island each year, and the 312 is fast-becoming the focal point – it’s now one of the most popular sportives on the European calendar, with no less than 6,500 participants taking part, despite being only 7 years old. The 312 is what…

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Ski Club Survey Suggests It’s Business as Usual on the Slopes

The uncertainty of Brexit, following successive years of poor early season snow, would initially seem to be considerable factors that were more than capable of sending the snow sports market off-piste. However, it looks as though this is in fact not the case, with a set of largely positive statistics unveiling themselves on the back of the recently published 2017 Ski Club of Great Britain Consumer Research survey. This in-depth…

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bagSOLO’s 5 favourite winter training camps

The days are becoming shorter. Rain leaves the roads soaked. The glorious August Bank Holiday now seems a long time ago, and it won’t be long until the British winter curbs time on the bike. For many, this seasonal shift is the prompt to book a training camp, somewhere where the sun shines, the roads are smooth, and the climbs are long.  Camps aren’t just about escaping the wretched winter…

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Some key reasons to use bagSOLO on your golfing holidays

Use your own clubs wherever you go. Golfers are creatures of habit and that’s certainly the case when it comes to our precious golf clubs.  Hundreds, often thousands of pounds is spent buying and customising gear so that it helps to get the most out of a game and create the perfect swing.  But what happens when you go on holiday and are forced to use a random set of…

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bagSOLO at second farnham festival of cycling

bagSOLO participates in the second Farnham Festival of Cycling!

Every kind of cyclist was welcomed to the Farnham Festival of Cycling this weekend; from weekend riders to competitive sportive goers, commuters and children.   In an effort to spread the celebration of the bicycle across town, organisers collaborated with Farnham Charity Bike Ride bringing the two events together on the same day.  This established bike ride and sportive has four circuits to chose from that include distances of 16,…

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Golf At Goodwood and bagSOLO team up in new sponsorship deal have partnered with Golf At Goodwood to sponsor the Junior Golf Teams at the club.  Goodwood has a growing reputation for an extremely active junior section and the county and regional representation from their junior members is growing at a rapid rate. The support of bagSOLO has allowed the club to provide shirts, performance tops and caps for the Junior team which have been very well received.  Stuart Gillet, General Manager comments,…

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The alternative way to transport your sports equipment

A travelling golfer, cyclist or skier was previously faced with two options; they would either lug their sports equipment through the airports paying excess baggage charges or hire gear when they arrive at their destination.  However, the majority of sports enthusiasts would rather use their own equipment, especially if they are on a bucket list trip.  bagSOLO breaks that mould and provides an alternative solution.  Our door-to-door service offers people…

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bagSOLO launches Associate Programme with PGA in England (South) and becomes sponsor of PGA in Hampshire

BagSOLO are delighted to be working with both the Professional Golfer’s Association in England (South) and also the PGA in Hampshire. Within the South region, bagSOLO have joined the Associate Programme and the partnership with Hampshire sees bagSOLO sponsoring the prestigious Order of Merit for 2017. The PGA in England (South) is one of the 7 regions of the PGA and includes the counties of Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire,…

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The costs of airline bike travel weighed up

Travelling with your bike on a commercial airline can be a challenge.  As airlines’ costs are increasing, weight allowances are decreasing and there are no guarantees your bike will even travel on the same plane as you. We love this infographic, so we’ve added in our very own bagSOLO plane to illustrate how we stack up like for like against some of the major airlines.  When travelling to Europe, our…

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bagSOLO joins the path to Pyeongchang, Winter Olympics with the British Parasnowsports team

With less than one year to go until the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, bagSOLO was pleased to be able to lighten the load for some British Parasnowsport team members on their recent trip to South Korea. The ‘Hello PyeongChang Test Events’ took place throughout March and served as a unique opportunity for athletes and staff, to familiarise themselves with the competition venues and the host region.  In total, over 3,000…

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