Your first race can be a scary experience & preparation is key.
I have put together some tips from various sources to help guide you through your race day journey.
The cyclist’s week begins when others end.
Day of the big ride, solo, club or friends. Normally this 2-hour ride turns into 3 or 4 with a 2-hour coffee shop break, Getting up earlier than your body is designed to do on a Sunday,
Bicycle maintenance is one of the most important aspects of cycling. Whether you're a commuter, a racing snake, or just a weekend warrior out on the trails a couple of times a month, you always need to stay on top of basic maintenance to prevent unsafe conditions and costly surprises down the road which will ultimately end up becoming a frustration. Bike maintenance doesn’t have to be difficult or cost you an arm and a leg either.
You can keep your bike riding smoothly by following these simple bicycle maintenance tips.
Interval training is tough but it’s the quickest and most effective way of training to become a faster rider. Coach to the pros Alan Milway explains how.
Whether you're just trying to get your fitness up from the ground or aiming for another podium, or you simply want to give a challenge to the guys on your Saturday coffee ride which always seems to end up being a race, even though everyone agreed on the WhatsApp group that it would be a relaxed one.
Interval training is a great and effective method that can significantly improve fitness, it especially works well for mountain bikers — not only do mountain bikers need high levels of fitness to simply complete the climbs, mountain bikers also need a burst of sustained acceleration on every ride to tackle changes in terrain and gradient.