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Lessons from the cycling professionals

Whether you’re watching the Spring Classics or a Grand Tour, the skill and fitness of professional riders is something the majority of us can only dream of. However, as Greg Lemond said, “It doesn’t get any easier, you just go faster” so, although their average speed may be beyond our comprehension, they still have to overcome many of the same obstacles to success as us cycling mortals. By looking at how they do this, you can improve your own riding

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 17/07/2018

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Surviving a bad day on the bike

Whether it is a training ride or an event, sometimes it just doesn’t happen for you. If you are having one of those days, what can you do to salvage it?

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 09/06/2015

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Tackling long climbs

If you are planning on riding some of the mighty climbs the UK has to offer, you will need to know how to cope with long climbs.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 13/05/2015

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Riding the cobbles

Learn the key techniques and bike set-up tweaks for tackling cobbles.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 08/04/2015

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Tackling steep climbs

Find out how to keep on riding when the road kicks up and traction starts to fail.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 01/04/2015

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Weeks 21-24 - Intermediate training plan

Download the final weeks 21-24 of the intermediate training plan here. 

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 18/03/2015

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Training and Tips for Multi-Day Rides

If you are planning a multi-day cycling event, how should you be training  and what plans should you put in place to ensure your ride goes smoothly?

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 19/02/2015

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Indoor vs Outdoor Threshold Testing

If you are following the British Cycling Training Plans, find out why you should set training zones for both indoor and outdoor training.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 19/02/2015

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