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Michelin - What it takes to be at the top of the game.

How do you stay ahead of the curve and how do you keep on inventing new formulas and new compounds to give people what they are looking for in a performance tyre. We look at the history of Michelin, Their best developments, their best achievements, the here and now and what the future holds.

2017-06-16 10:54:07By Heidi Anderson

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How Often Should I Train: By Olympic Medalist Bryan Steel

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.

2017-06-09 10:40:37By Bryan Steel

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How to choose the right saddle: A complete buying guide

How do you know which saddle you need? Choosing a saddle is a bit of gamble so it seems. How do you know if you are going to get on with a saddle? You may jump on and within the first 10 miles be screaming in agony and frustrated that you made the wrong decision. There could be a few factors why you would be considering a new saddle.

2017-06-02 12:30:18By Heidi Anderson

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A Guide To The Best Summer Tyres

There is so much choice out there nowadays! So where do you start?! Long gone are the days where one road tyre for the summer does it all. It is all about certain key aspects of the tyre and varying factors that give you the most from your tyre.

2017-05-24 13:17:23By Heidi Anderson

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A Guide to Summer Road Bike Wheels

Choosing the right wheels can be one of the hardest things. Pondering over how many wheelsets you need, what wheels could do it all? If you can manage with one set? Or if you simply have to specialise! It seems like you need wheels for every occasion, every weather condition and every discipline!

2017-05-18 16:23:49By Heidi Anderson

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10 Ways to help you train for a Marathon

Summer is pretty much here and that means marathon season is here too! That means training has to be underway. A lot of us may choose to run a marathon for a charity or just because it is your chosen sport.

2017-05-15 13:14:51By Heidi Anderson

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How do the Pros lead out sprinters?

The winners of bike races are quite often decided by a sprint finish, and surprisingly it's not all about the rider that comes over the finish line first. Without the help of his teammates, they couldn't execute the perfect finish.

2017-04-18 12:48:15By Heidi Anderson

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Does Caffeine Boost Performance?

Ahh Coffee... as cyclists we love coffee! Weather it's the taste, the performance enhancing qualities, the social aspect of it or the smell. Whatever the reason, coffee has some very, very interesting facts.

2017-04-07 13:54:58By Heidi Anderson

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How to Change an Inner Tube: 10 Simple Steps

There are two solutions to a flat tyre. You can either patch it up in the workshop, or you can simply change and replace your inner tube. The latter is much quicker and easier, especially if you need a fix mid-ride!

2017-04-07 10:43:03By Elizabeth Demetriou

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The 10 Best Cycling Shorts for a comfortable ride

There are two aspects that you need to look for when buying cycling shorts; bibs and padding. We've put together a list of the 10 best shorts that have both of these factors.

2017-03-27 09:56:11By Elizabeth Demetriou