Ride Hungry?

What It Is: The technical term for riding on empty is fasted training—basically, eating minimal to no carbohydrates before a ride. But should you Ride Hungry? How It Works: During exercise, your body uses two kinds of stored energy: fast-burning glycogen derived from...
The best cycling glasses: a buyer’s guide

The best cycling glasses: a buyer’s guide

What should you look for when buying a new pair of cycling sunglasses, and how much should you be looking to pay? Cycling glasses are an essential item for most riders throughout the year. In the summer, they provide a traditional use and keep the sun out of your eyes...
Zwift: your complete guide

Zwift: your complete guide

What Zwift is, how it works, and what equipment you need What is Zwift? Zwift is an interactive training game where your pedaling on a trainer drives your avatar around a course. The harder you pedal, the faster you go. You can ride with thousands of other riders...

Seven cycling tips to beat snow and ice this winter

Wintry weather needn’t stop you getting out on your bike Winter has an icy grip on the UK, with temperatures plummeting and large parts of the country seeing significant snowfalls. It’s nothing new – snow and ice represent a significant hazard for UK cyclists...

Hydration… is it important over winter?

So winter is officially here, but on the plus side we’ve got past the shortest day so we can officially start counting down the days to spring and the start of another season of cycling. While there are those amongst us who will have hung up their summer wheels...

Should Cyclists Do CrossFit?

It’s safe to say that, unless you’ve spent the last few years literally living in the saddle, you have heard of CrossFit. CrossFit, which is best known for short but intense workouts that aren’t for the faint of heart, has dominated the fitness scene for the last...