Cycling Weekly

eggs,-protein-cooking

Guide to nutrition after your event

It’s easy to think that fuelling is only important before and during your ride, but this isn’t the case. For the past few hours you’ve been working the body hard,…

Drinking,-hydration

Guide to nutrition during your event

There are few things worse than running out of fuel halfway through a long ride. If your stomach starts to rumble or your legs begin to shake, you know you…

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…

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: guide to Cyclo Cross

Cyclo cross is on the up in the UK, with more people buying all-purpose cross bikes and many long-distance adventure cross sportives being introduced. Brush up on your skills and…

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…