Cycling Weekly

Breakfast,-fueling

Guide to nutrition before your event

The morning of your event is a very important time. This is where you have the chance to kick-start your nutrition strategy and prepare your body for a demanding day…

Kit-bag

Kit-bag essentials

Participating in a sportive is not as simple as just rocking up and riding. The weather in the UK can change in the blink of an eye, and it can…

Group-riding

Guide to group riding

It’s far easier to carry a higher average speed in an efficient group than on your own and it is also part of the fun of taking part in sportives.…

Climbing

Technique training tips: climbing & decending

Going up! Love them or hate them, you are going to come up against some testing hills throughout your sportive. Sadistic organisers love to challenge participants, often multiple times throughout…

Off-road-riding

Get off-road

Riding off-road on a bike similar to 
your road bike really helps improve bike-handling skills. Being able to manoeuvre round muddy corners, slide over wet, slippery roots, smash through sandpits…

Night-ridingin

Guide to night rides

Bike lights have become increasingly powerful over the last five years, and prices have dropped, making really good lights accessible to more people. This has in turn triggered a surge…

Dr.-Hutch---cycling-on-motorways

Dr. Hutch: cycling on motorways

You’ll have noticed the press reports last week about a cyclist on the M25. Newspapers just love a bike rider on a motorway; someone doing something illegal, stupid and dangerous…