Training

Training

A heart rate monitor (HRM) is an invaluable training tool for cyclists. It helps you measure improvements in fitness and can assist in developing...

Unless you’re into TT, cycling is an endurance sport where going the distance is more important than your top speed. Of course, if you...

The cyclist as a species are a little hard to manage. They tend to be very zealous about the training, the gear, the diet...

For anyone new to cycling, it is easy to slip into the mindset that if you’re not riding, you’re not developing. Stop it right...

With spring finally here and summer not far away, thoughts naturally turn to staying out longer on the bike. Cycling further is something most...

I tend to leave these clickbait type articles for lower rent cycling websites but I’m making an exception in this case. That’s all because...

Riding in the drops isn’t compulsory for a cyclist but it does have its advantages. Getting into a tuck position lowers air resistance and...

Considering cramp is one of the most common muscle issues to affect cyclists, very little is known about it. Ask five people what cramp...

Winter 2015/16 was very wet and windy, at least down here in Cornwall. It was far from ideal cycling weather with only maybe a...

As cyclists, we have to balance being strong with being lean. We need to develop muscle to power us along but we also need...

I have to admit to being something of a fair weather cyclist. I just don’t enjoy riding in the rain. Give me freezing cold,...

If the world was a fair and just place, cycling would be work and we would be paid inordinate amounts of money for doing...

Ever since moving to Cornwall, hills have become a part of my daily life. I thought Wiltshire was hilly and I guess it is,...

Ride your bike enough and saddle sores will inevitably come knocking on your door at some point. It doesn’t matter how good your personal...

Getting back onto the bike after an injury take more mental strength than physical strength. That’s even more true if the injury was serious...

There are 27 UCI WorldTour races in 2016. They include the big Tours, the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana, some...

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