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Back Pain

Lower back pain? Don’t blame the bike!

Correct bike geometry and set-up are both vital for a healthy back, but as Andrew Hamilton explains, for some cyclists, fatigue produces undesirable changes in muscle movement which also affects…

Road rash featured

How to treat road rash

Unfortunately, if you ride enough, crashing is almost inevitable. The result is often lost skin where you have slid along the road. After suffering road rash, you’ll suffer a barrage…

Saddle sore

How to prevent saddle sores

Saddle sores are painful and may interrupt your training. A troublesome saddle or ill-fitting shorts are the commonest causes, though susceptibility to sores may be increased by poor nutrition and/or…

Altitude Centre

How far would you go to be a better cyclist?

While on the face of it cycling has never been in better shape, with participation levels continuing to soar, behind the smiles, saddles and sportives lies a peculiar world, where…