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Alpe D’Heuz-ing

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I recently saw this on Strava, it has been dubbed as ‘Everesting’. People are attempting to ride the total footage of Everest by repeatedly riding up and down the same hill. This gave me an idea. Seeing as though we are riding up Alpe D’heuz at the end of the year, I thought I’d have a go at riding the ... Read More »

A Cyclist’s Diet

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CYCLING requires a heck of a lot of energy, this means our engines require a lot of fuelling. The best way of getting a good amount of energy into your system is to eat Complex Carbohydrates, such as Brown Rice, Brown Pasta, Brown Bread, and Whole Grains. These food groups are normally unprocessed and release energy slowly throughout your workout, ... Read More »

Staying safe out there

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We all want to enjoy our cycling experience and in order to do this we must ensure that we are a safe as possible! I thought I’d write a small piece on how to stay safe on the roads. Rules of the road. I would advise that anyone, before embarking on their bicycle, seriously study and make sure that they ... Read More »

Richmond Park

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The Richmond Park anticlockwise lap is perfect for beginners and also for those who are looking to increase fitness levels. The 6.5mi lap boasts just about everything a cyclist could want: undulating miles of smooth tarmac, a couple of gruelling climbs and some epic downhills. Distance: 6.5 miles Elevation Gain: 391 ft Max incline: 7.2% Max decline: 12.5% (all data ... Read More »