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The Right Gear!

The Right Gear!
  • 27
    Sep

The Right Gear!

The gearing on your road bike is one of the most important things to get right! The gears have a significant impact on how fast/ far you’re able to ride and how quickly you'll fatigue your muscles. Therefore, correct gearing will maximise enjoyment and minimise your suffering! If your gears are too easy you'll spin out and be...

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5 Ways to Increase your Average Speed
  • 8
    Aug

5 Ways to Increase your Average Speed

We all want to ride faster with less effort but is this really possible? I see a lot of riders during the year and pretty much all of them are looking to ride faster, myself included, and we want to be able to achieve this without to much extra effort. Here are a few useful tips to help...

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Top Tips on Hydration whilst Cycling
  • 12
    Jun

Top Tips on Hydration whilst Cycling

Did you know that a 2% drop in hydration leads to a 12% drop in energy levels. When training you should be drinking at least 800ml of liquids, that's 1 bidon, for every hour that your are riding. You should also drink 800-1600ml before a training session to ensure you are well hydrated before you start and the...

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Cycling Holidays in Spain
  • 29
    May

Cycling Holidays in Spain

5 Reasons to take your next cycling holiday in Spain Claire and I moved to Montecorto in October 2004 and launched the Andalucian Cycling Experience in August 2005. Our aim was to provide top quality cycling holidays in Andalucia, southern Spain. We started the business with 4 bikes and 2 bike racks for our car, we now have...

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Multi Stage Racing - Andalucia Bike Race
  • 5
    May

Multi Stage Racing – Andalucia Bike Race

At the end of February I set off to Cordoba & Jaen to ride in the Andalucia Bike Race, a 6 stage UCI mountain bike race covering 425km and 10,000m of elevation. I'd put some good training in, I would consider myself to be fairly fit (riding 10-15,000km each year for the past 7 or 8 years with...

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