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Team BMC’s Team Machine SLR01

BMC have released a new version of their Team Machine SLR01, but while it shares the same name as its predecessor, according to BMC engineer Eric Juillard it’s entirely new. Interestingly this frame has been designed using a new computer program that shares more in common with human genetic research than bicycle design. Our new […]

How Breakaways Work – Inside Line

There are two types of breakaways in stage races like the Tour de France: those that are doomed to fail and those that are likely to stay to the end and fight it out for a glorious victory. We can actually predict which one is likely to happen on which stage. First though, what is […]

Giro d’Italia Inside Line – Sickness In The Peloton

This year’s Giro d’Italia has been severely affected by illness and sickness within the peloton, more so than at any other grand tour I can personally remember. Amongst them was Briton Bradley Wiggins, the team Sky leader who was forced to who was forced to withdraw before stage 13 with a chest infection. Bad weather […]

Marcel Kittel’s Giant Propel

This is the Giant Propel of Marcel Kittel, ace sprinter for Team Giant-Shimano. Now, there are one or two things that mark this out as a sprinter’s bike, not least the name there. One thing that we would expect perhaps is to see a 54 chainring, and there isn’t – it’s a 53. So Marcel, […]

Wiggle Honda Colnago C59 Italia Bike Profile

The new Wiggle Honda Women’s Pro Cycling Team has made quite an impact, even before the season got underway – and part of the hype is due to their beautiful Italian bikes. The team will be riding the highly sought after Colnago C59 Italia, a full carbon frame that stands out from its competitors as […]

What Is A Domestique? How Do Teams Use Their Riders?

What is a domestique, and what do they do? Domestique is a French word, which, when used in a cycling context, literally means servant. The role of a domestique is simply to be a helper to their team leader. Some of what the job entails is obvious, other parts are more subtle. The role of […]

BEST 15 Minute Indoor Cycling HIIT Workout

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Extreme Fat Burning Workout – 50 Minute Indoor Cycling Class

Hi, I’m Jessica Palmer and welcome to my Extreme 50-minute Workouts. For the ultimate session to improve your athletic capacity and glucose metabolism, this is the session for you. We’re going to be mixing it up, drills, intervals, climbs and sprints. This will all help improve your fat burning capacity. Stay focused and let’s have […]

Quick HIIT Workout – Indoor Cycling Training

Welcome along, everybody. This is a short, 13-minute session, but I promise you we’re going to make the most of it. Let’s start straight away warming up. We’ve got two minutes to get our legs, mind and body ready for the work ahead. If you feel like you’re going to need longer to warm up, […]