Blog / SUMMER CYCLING
It’s been an epic week or so for cycling. So the road races didn’t quite go to plan, but they were thrilling to watch ..
So what is it that makes us all keep pedaling? The happy buzz you get after a really good ride can last for days, the feeling of getting fitter and stronger is fantastic ...
Just imagine it: no worries about stuffing a waterproof jacket in your jersey pocket, developing those cycling tan lines, fantastic scenery, exciting new routes to discover, the chance to meet new people.
Can you feel the temperature rising?! Admittedly, the weather’s been a bit unpredictable recently, but there are definitely warmer days on the way.
The changeable weather may mean that time in the saddle has been compromised recently, but you’re probably beginning to think about plans for how you’ll spend the spring and summer months.
Whether you want to find out more about your favourite pro rider, are looking for an amusing read or want to improve your cycling knowledge, there are some great books out there. So here is our round up of some of the best.
Worried about not being fit for those sportives you’ve signed up to ride early next year? Planning a ‘biggie’ such as Etape du Tour? Or just fed up with the weather and fancy getting away from it all ...
You’ve probably seen at least one of the viral videos captured on cyclists’ headcams that seem to occur with scary regularity – from the ugly face off between a cyclist and the now infamous coffee shop owner driving a 4x4 in Richmond to the driver who chases a cyclist on foot until he falls over.
Well of course there is! But if you’re more used to cycling on your own you might be unaware of how groups of riders communicate and ensure everyone is safe. Whether you’re planning to join a club or have a few sportives in the diary, we’ve got some ‘good to know’ pointers for you.
There are no two ways about it, riding solo on your own can be a tough ask. It’s fine if you just fancy getting out for a few hours every now and then, but if you’re training for a particular event and need to put in serious hours week in week out it can be hard to keep motivated.