Cycling Weekly

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Are wider tyres really faster?

When it comes to tyre width, what we really want to know is: does size really matter or is it what you do with it that counts?

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Can crash diets work for cyclists?

What's the best way to shed surplus kilos and get back to your racing weight? David Bradford separates the junk fads from the nutritional gold nuggets

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How to improve your VO2 max

Everyone wants bigger lungs, right? Well, there’s good news and bad news, as Gary Mckeegan, physiologist and lecturer in sports science and coach with Dig Deep Coaching, explains. “For adults,…

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Common sense rules for modern road riding

Ever questioned the wisdom of your riding pals, or suspected they were just regurgitating hand-me-down advice? Ever wondered if the truisms of road riding really do hold water in the…

Optimal performance requires careful nutrition

Best winter cycling gear

To help you prepare for the winter blues with hand picked a number of winter cycling garments to make those chilly rides a little bit easier to bear

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How to master a long climb

You won't find as many long climbs in the UK as you will on the Continent, but when you hit one you want to be in a position to conquer…