Riding is something that should be enjoyed… hang on what are we talking about again? Oh right, what tyres you should use. With a seemingly endless selection of road tyres on the […]
Whether we like it or not, unfortunately even the road cyclists, track cyclists and triathletes among us are required to have a bell attached to our bike- that is unless you want to be slapped with an excessive fine
Ok so now it’s cold and wet and dark – time to delve into the arsenal of indoor training equipment and one of the best pieces of kit I recommend is rollers. […]
The shift in recent times for long course triathletes from a ‘triathlon shoe’ with Velcro straps to a ‘road shoe’ with dials is a sure fire way to blitzing your next bike. […]
Winter in the land of Oz, contrary to popular belief it can get cold (for example recent snow flurries in eastern Australia!). If you’re cycling gently in decent conditions like in the […]
I have learnt that there is no one, perfect saddle because we all have different riding positions, different levels of flexibility and variations in our sit bone widths.
Drink stations are set up along the course of every endurance race for your benefit; nevertheless, there is a bit of skill involved in grabbing a cup and drinking while on the […]
There are many pre-drink and post-drink mixes on the market along with many other bars, powders and gels that are said to help an athlete during training or in events. It is […]
Always eat before starting your morning training. Sleeping depletes the liver’s store of glycogen, which is the major store of carbohydrate for blood sugar regulation. When this is reduced, your blood sugar level drops and fatigue sets in, making concentration difficult – particularly disadvantageous if you’re using your training session to learn a new technique.
Getting your nutrition and hydration strategy is vital and can make a huge difference to your performance and enjoyment levels during both training and racing. Fueling long sessions is often the most difficult. You’re out training for such a long time, often without access to proper foods – limited by what you can carry in your pockets.