Cycle guides
  • Buying guides
    02 Jul 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We love cycling, but we know that things can go wrong from time to time. We want you to spend less time worrying about those ‘what if scenarios’ and more time riding bicycles. Cyclist insurance provides you with the knowledge that you are covered in the best possible way so you can just enjoy the ride. Cyclist insurance is different...
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  • Training guides
    Get the edge with the Athlete Performance Amino range
    09 Apr 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Whether you’re a recreational athlete, weekend warrior or a professional competitor, understanding your body and providing it with the support it needs is the first step towards pushing yourself to new limits. Athlete Performance 's health and wellbeing expert Barbara Cox tells us how the new range of amino creams can help. Ultra...
  • Training guides
    TORQ Turbo Training Sessions
    15 Jan 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    It is easy to neglect hydration during the winter months, because the assumption is that lower temperatures equals lower perspiration rates. However, most of you will have experienced high sweat loss during an indoor TurboTraining session and this leads to dehydration and ultimately impaired performance/recovery. TORQ Hypotonic contains a small...
  • Training guides
    29 Jun 2016
    How time in the pool can improve your cycling performance Speedo are on a mission - to help you go beyond fit, to get Speedo Fit; by using swimming to enhance your performance in your chosen sport. Working with many athletes (both international professionals and local enthusiasts) they have come to see the benefits of using multi-disciplinary...
  • Training guides
    Wahoo Kickr winter training guide - part 1
    04 Dec 2015 / Andy Burtenshaw
    Wiggler Andy Burtenshaw has started a winter training program using the excellent Wahoo KICKR Smart Trainer. Have a read of this training guide and follow Andy's progress over the coming winter months.
  • Training guides
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    21 May 2015 / Tim Wiggins
    In this “Training with Power” series, in association with PowerTap, we take a look firstly at why power is such a good measure to use, then we will look at what sessions you can do with your power meter, both indoors and out on the road.
  • Training guides
    Man using CycleOps virtual training products
    21 May 2015
    Turbo training can be a monotonous activity; hours of spinning away on a stationary bike can leave you wishing for something to keep you interested and engaged. Interest and engagement certainly isn’t a problem when you’re flying down a scenic road; so, why not bring the road to you?
  • Training guides
    image of trigger point foam roller being used by woman
    18 May 2015
    It's no secret that foam rollers are one of the most diverse and effective recovery and conditioning tools out there. In this guide we consider the numerous benefits and explain a few basic exercises that could help you as a cyclist or runner.
  • Training guides
    Clair Buchar riding her mountain bike
    15 May 2015
    Words by Claire Buchar We all train physically. Whether it's in the gym for strength, or on the trail for strength, endurance, speed and skill. But what good is all that if sometimes 90% of the game is mental? What good is strength and endurance when you're intimidated by a section of trail? We've all experienced a section of trail...
  • Training guides
    image of road rider training
    15 May 2015
    In this guide we asked Radeon Cycle Coaching to put together some top tips on training for a longer distance sportive. For more information on Radeon Coaching, reference the contact details at the bottom of the guide.
  • Training guides
    Image of cycle racers in desert
    15 May 2015
    On this page we have brought together our guides that will help you with your training. Including advice on turbo trainers for indoor training, suggestions for power training sessions and buying guidance for GPS cycle computers to enhance your training. Read on to get more out of your training... Turbo trainer buying guide When the weather is dark...