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What springs to mind when protective gear for mountain biking is mentioned? Helmets are a common first thought, often followed by elbow and knee pads or protective gloves. But there's more to preparing for a safe bike outing than just strapping on a helmet and hoping for the best.
Cycling fans who are suffering withdrawal symptoms since the Tour de France finished only have a few days left to wait until they get their next Grand Tour fix, as La Vuelta a España kick-starts on 19th August in er, well…France! The three-week, 3,200km long race, sees the cyclists start in France for the first time ever before crossing the mountains of Andorra en route to the Tour’s home of Spain.
Some riders like a day off just to have a day away from the sport, which can be good for them, but in most cases, I have found that riders on a recovery ride would ride too hard. Even when racing I was able to produce some very fast times but I found the skill was to do this at the right time and going easy is a massive skill also.