Fitness

cycling active how to change a tyre

how to: Tyre-some troubles

22nd November 2010 Before it's too late, let our Derri guide you through the minefield of removing and refitting your own tyres. You'll thank her when you're miles from home.

Nigel Martin

how to: Dress to impress

18th November 2010 Sitting in a pool of sweat at your desk is enough to put many people off cycling to work but it doesn't have to be like that.…

drink aware 2 - chris watson

fitness: Drink aware

"Call it quits and you’ll be barracked for being a party-pooping lightweight; carry on and there’s no telling where or when the evening will end — or what state you’ll…

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

Cycling in a group: get it right!

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…