Cycling Tips

Every cyclist thinks they know best - it's what happens in a sport of individuals. Sometimes someone will say something that makes sense and is worth acting upon. Hopefully, some of my posts contain nuggets that people will find useful! The full range of Tips and Advice posts can be found below.

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    French Words in Cycling: A List

    We hear a lot of the French words in cycling. Traditionally, it was the language of the peloton although English has started to win over in recent years. It hasn't taken long to use the first French loan word either…

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    Cycling Quotes – An Ultimate List of 80 Quotes

    Cycling quotes sum up the feeling of riding a bike. No matter who you are, from a professional cyclist to a sportive warrior, everyone experiences the same feelings on a bike. That mixture of pleasure and pain whilst having fun…

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    5 Types of Winter Rider and How to Spot them

    Everyone has heard of ‘winter miles, summer smiles’ and it’s true. With that in mind, lots of people tackle the Wintery conditions in their own way to stay on the bike. Other than those of us who like to take…

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    Six Most Common Strava Personalities

    Since its introduction in 2012, cyclists of all types have embraced Strava. As a result, there’s lots of different Strava personalities. The leaderboards also have heated up competition over random bits of roads that never used to matter. We’ve all…

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    New Year’s Resolutions for Cyclists in 2020

    It’s the time of year where we start to think of New Year’s resolutions for cyclists. Each cyclist now starts to think about the year ahead, no matter their level. For some, the goal will be to complete 100 miles…

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    Winter Base Miles Training

    Winter base miles are an important part of a rider’s training at this time of year. Especially as we’re now firmly in the deep dark depths of Winter. It’s also even Rapha Festive 500 time. Thousands of riders will be…

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    Cycling to Work and Commuter Racing

    Some of us are lucky enough to live quite close to where they work. Some are brave enough to try cycling to work on our bikes. Out on the streets, you'll see a huge variation in what people ride to…

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    How to Complete the Rapha Festive 500 Challenge 2018

    The Rapha Festive 500 Challenge for 2018 will follow the same format as previous years. The challenge is to cycle 500km between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve inclusive. Riders around the world can take part, which makes the challenge…