Fitness

Don't Stop Me Now

fitness: Don’t stop me now

Autumnal weather and shorter days don't have to put a stop to your cycling. With a bit of planning you'll have some great rides and storm into the new season…

Fitness - Silver Cyclists / Phil O'Connor

fitness: Silver cyclists – it’s never too late

6th November 2010 Cycling is an ideal fitness activity for older people and you shouldn't think the opportunity has passed by. Valerie and Ken both started late but are catching…

Beat the bugs

fitness: Beat the bugs

1st November 2010 If it seems like everyone around you is sneezing and sniffling, why not take some steps to bolster your immune system and avoid catching their colds ?

Pipe Lagging

dig this: Pipe insulation £2.50 for 2 metres

30th October 2010 Polyethylene foam pipe insulation is available from most big-name DIY stores. Buy the widest stuff possible then cut to length and wrap it round the tubes of…

Challenge Your Fitness Not Your Friendship

Challenge your fitness, not your friendship

Don’t let differences in fitness or strength sour a riding relationship. Rebecca Charlton suggests a few quick tips to create cycling harmony on your Sunday ride

Gill Moon Hip Hip Hooray

Hip, Hip Hooray!

10th October 2010 Meet 65-year-old Gill Moon who had a double hip surgery and has now cycled 425Km around India.

Nicola & Gareth Harries

Crunch time: 100 or bust

8th October 2010 When we first met Gareth and Nicola Harries earlier this year, road cycling was a foreign discipline to them. They had used neither drop handlebars nor a…

Kiwi

dig this: Kiwi fruit

25th April 2010 Weight for weight, these hairy beauties contain more vitamin C than oranges and more fibre than apples. No wonder we love 'em.

CityCycling

Don’t be shy, be safe

1st May 2010 According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists, grovelling in the kerb is not the way forward if you want car drivers to take you 
seriously.