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The Year End Review: Not Just for Work But for Your Cycling Program Too 

While the year may not be quite over, many are already planning their 2017 race and cycling season.  

Sure, it’s fun to have lofty new goals, new ambitions, and new venues to fuel your cycling passions through the winter months and upcoming holiday season, but not pausing to reflect on what has recently come to pass during the previous season is missing a valuable opportunity to make personal gains that only you can make.    493 more words

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Charity Rides - giving something back to the community

Having recently completed Cycle 4 Sam 6 and helped a number of Mega Bikers get ready for other charity rides got me thinking about the number of fundraising rides out there and what we’re achieving by doing them.  471 more words

Bikes

It's been a while

Sorry for the long period of silence it has taken me some time to put my thoughts into sentence form!

Since competing the Trans Alp at the end of July life has been somewhat bizzare… I came back full of memories of the highs and lows and buzzing from achieving my dream to complete my first stage race. 269 more words

Mountain Biking

Never Plan Steady Threshold Intervals

After racing this year, I am rethinking my approach to polarized training and currently need a hard focus on lactate threshold (FTP) work.  Yesterday, I rode the classic 2 x 20min at FTP and failed miserably.   1,014 more words

Running Training

Vacation Interfering with Your Training? Here’s What to Do About It

Summer is a great time to travel.  It’s exciting to travel to new locations, spend time with friends and family but for many cyclist, there’s that nagging thought lingering in the back of your mind which prevents you from fully embracing the vacation experience.  547 more words

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Cycling in the Hampshire countryside

My longest ride to date and my first ride with clip on shoes, this weekend felt like a big step forward.

I set up a route on Strava – bang on 50 miles, that’s half the RideLondon distance – starting from my mum’s house and heading out into the countryside before the return leg back to mum’s. 427 more words

Countryside Rides