Lezyne Caddy Sack Review

Lezyne Caddy Sack Review

Every time I go out riding i always used to spend a good 10 minutes sorting the array of kit for my back pocket. I amazed myself at my ability to waste 1/2 an hour randomly looking for all the little nick knacks essential for a training ride; Get a zip lock bag to put […]

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2×20 Intervals

2 x 20 minute Intervals

What are 2 x 20 Intervals? In summary 2 x 20 intervals are two 20 minute blocks of hard, intense riding divided by a short period of recovery. Aim The main aim of the 2 x 20 interval workout is to increase your power output and subsequent average speed of your rides. More specifically, 2 […]

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Spring Century Training

Spring Century Training

So winter is almost gone and if you’re training for a big century ride it’s probably time to move to a new phase of your training. In this article we’ll look at a few ways you should be thinking about your cycling training plan for the season ahead. Increase the Intensity Traditionally cycling is the […]

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Polar FT2 Heart Rate Monitor Review

Polar FT2 Heart Rate Monitor Review

Now I am in the middle of my winter training, i often find myself training on the stationary or spin bike in the gym. In order to maximize my time spent training indoors I’m a big fan of using a heart rate monitor to both help structure my training as well as track my work […]

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Cycling Efficiency – How to Improve

Imrpove Your Cycling Efficiency

Whether your riding in a race, sportive, audaux or century ride there are always times when you need or want to ride more economically. In order to finish your chosen ride strongly you’ll need to carefully manage your energy output in the earlier parts of the race. In this post i’ll look at some ways […]

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Yoga For Cyclists

Yoga For Cyclists

Increasingly cyclists are starting to turn to yoga to help improve non cycling specific muscles and increase general strength and flexibility. In this post we’ll look at how yoga can benefit your cycling and how you can incorporate it into your training.   Physical Benefits of Yoga for Cyclists   Hamstrings. Cyclists are well known […]

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Cycling Winter Training Tips

Cycling: Winter Training Tips

The middle of winter can be a tough time to keep your training on track. However by taking the right approach there are huge benefits to be had from training during the winter. In this article we’ll look at a few of the different ways you can alter your training to maintain and build your […]

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Benefits To Riding Fixed

Benefits to Riding Fxed gear

Riding fixed gear bikes has become increasingly popular over the last few years. However riding a fixie is not just for messengers and hipsters, riding gear less bikes has some great benefits for roadies too. In this article we’ll discuss the benefits you could reap from ditching the derailleur and riding fixed.   A Change […]

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Set Your New Year Cycling Goals

The best way to improve at anything is to set some ambitious goals, it is no different for cycling. Your cycling goals might be as simple as to ‘ride more’ or ‘lose a bit of weight’ or be more complex such as aiming to complete a specific race in a certain time. No matter what […]

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How to Build a Fixed Gear

How to Build a Fixed Gear Bike

Fixed gear riding has been undergoing somewhat of a revolution in recent years. As well as the inner city hipsters that are rediscovering the joys of riding fixed, increasingly roadies are becoming increasingly interested in the training benefits a fixed gear bike can provide. One of the cheapest, and fun, ways to get up an […]

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