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The peloton races through a snowstorm in the 2013 Milan San Remo

Pro rider tips for winter cycling

No cyclist should fear winter. After all, what’s a bit of cold and rain? However, if you fail to take the proper precautions, your wet-weather ride can easily turn into…

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How to use your brakes properly (video)

Marc Abbott looks at the best way to learn the safest and most effective way to pull on the anchors, whether you’re riding alone or as part of a group…

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Could compression clothing benefit your recovery?

Train hard, recover and go again. We’ve seen the photos of the pros post-race in their compression clothing, but is this gear worth investing in for our own recovery after…

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Getting into cycling: Alex Dowsett Q&A

Brought to you in conjunction with Microsoft. My name is Oliver, I’m 33 years old, and I’m almost five weeks into my challenge. I’m attempting to show that a rugby…

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Top 10 turbo training mistakes

Despite the weirdly mild weather, winter is round the corner. The doom-merchants claim the El Nino effect has three months of snow and ice waiting in the wings. Whatever, it’s…