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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, […]

How Much Faster Can You Stop With Disc Brakes?

– [Dan] Disc brakes really divide opinion amongst cyclists. What you’ll generally find is that people who’ve used them will rave about them, whilst those that haven’t will simply say that they’re unnecessary. Now, what we can say is that, given that we’ve ridden and raced on rim brakes for many years, they’re certainly not […]

Top 10 Cycling Insults

– [Matt] As we know, cycling has its own rich lexicon. Words with etymologies built over decades. This expansive vocabulary extends to a wealth of insults too, some of which we have listed here. And they’re just about fit for family viewing. You need to harden up mate. Glass cranker! – [Si] Amateur! – Top […]

How To Wear Your Helmet Like A Pro

As you know, the cycle helmets of today have come a long, long way since the old leather three-bars of yesteryear. But for the most part helmets now are light, cool, aerodynamic, and stylish. Pro, in fact. Have you ever thought about the way you wear your helmet? The dos, the don’ts, the how-tos. Whether […]

Are Wheels The Best Upgrade You Can Make To Your Bike?

Talk to an experienced cyclist about upgrading your bike, and I’m fairly sure they would tell you that the most important thing you can do is to change the wheels. The theory goes that a lighter set of wheels will transform the way your bike rides and unlock new levels of performance no matter what’s […]

How To Clean Your Bike Helmet

Looking after your cycling helmet might seem like common sense, and to a certain extent, it is, but there are one or two things you’ll need to avoid in order to keep it in good condition. And let’s face it, no one wants a dirty helmet. They can get smelly, infested with bacteria, maybe even […]