It's not easy to try and balance cycling and work, you can often be left wishing there were more hours in the day. We've listed a few top training tips to help you make the most of your time and train effectively.
Since the transfer window opened on August 1st, UCI WorldTour teams have been announcing which riders they've signed for 2018. Below is a comprehensive breakdown and analysis of which WorldTour riders are staying put and which are headed elsewhere next season.
So you have in mind that the riders would stay in bed all day being fed and watered and massaged all day? This is what us, the average cyclists would do right? Surely this seems like the most obvious thing to do? Well, think again! Believe it or not the TDF riders actually go for a ride! Albeit a nice steady one.
It is hard to believe but The Tour de France isn't half as hard as it used to be when it first began in 1903. Riders would ride all day and all night, but, as you can imagine this faced major issues and so as time went on the Tour de France evolved making it what it is today and still proving to be the hardest bike race in the world. But what makes it so hard? What makes it different to any other race in the world?
The big question is how often should you ride in order to make you, either fit enough to just happily ride your bike, fit enough for the club run, or fit enough to race. Whilst these may all be slightly different goals there is a secret magic formula to ensure you are pedalling pretty in the peloton.
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!
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