Cadence

I recently wrote a short piece for Cycling Plus on cadence so thought I would expand a little on it here.What is cadence?The easiest way to measure cadence is by fitting a cadence sensor to your bike, these fit on your crank and count the number of pedal revolutions per minute. ¬†If you don't have one though, you can measure your cadence by counting how many times one knee rises during a 30-second…

How Do I Start Mountain Biking?

A few people have asked me recently how to get started mountain biking so I pulled together a few thoughts.......Where can I ride?In England and Wales, you can ride on bridleways, byways open to all traffic, restricted byways, unsurfaced roads,¬†Forestry Commission stone tracks, some unsurfaced Forestry Commission tracks, Forestry Commission mountain bike trails, cyclepaths and cycletracks as well…

Numbers Don't Win The Race

Most riders are obsessed with numbers in this Strava crazy world! We are always checking the data, the power, heart rate, time or speed for a session and obviously physical training is vitally important to becoming a successful road racer, but what about the other elements of racing that are often neglected?PsychologyCan you manage your emotions, your thoughts, your pre race nerves, your confidenc…
bespoke web development