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Do I need lights during the day? New

Do I need lights during the day?

Whether you should have lights on during the day is a contentious issue amongst cyclists with one camp singing their praises for increasing visibility and the other decrying that, like helmets and hi-viz clothing, they put an unfair onus of responsibility on cyclists. Although studies have shown some of the possible benefits of daytime running lights, we feel that they should be viewed as an additional option to the fundamentals of positioning in the road, good road-craft, group riding skills and a bit of common sense.

Published on: 26/06/2019

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Top 10 tips for finding and following the training plan for you

Top 10 tips on how to find the correct training plan for you

Published on: 11/06/2019

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Are you ready for cyclo-cross?

Cyclo-cross is also one of the most accessible forms of cycle sport, with racing for all levels and the whole family taking place during the course of a typical morning’s racing. Throughout the autumn and winter, it’s probably taking place in a park near you and is know for its inclusive and welcoming attitude.

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 11/06/2019

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Time for the Track

Whether you’re an experienced trackie gearing up for winter track league, a regular rider on SQT (Structured Quality Training) sessions, working through your accreditation or a complete novice about to attend your first taster, there’s plenty of track specific content on the Insight Zone.

Published on: 11/06/2019

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Top 10 Gravel Riding Technique Tips

If you’re coming from a road cycling background, hitting the trails can be a technical challenge and a physical shock. Follow these tips to make your transition a bit smoother.

Published on: 21/05/2019

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Cycling through the ages: Cycling in your 50’s, 60’s and Beyond

From youth riders to cyclists in their 60’s and older, how to tailor and adapt your riding and training to your age. In this part, we look at cycling in your 50’s, 60’s and Beyond.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 14/11/2018

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Cycling through the ages: Cycling in your 40’s

From youth riders to cyclists in their 60’s and older, how to tailor and adapt your riding and training to your age. In this part, we look at cycling in your 40’s.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 14/11/2018

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Cycling through the ages: Cycling in your 20’s and 30’s

From youth riders to cyclists in their 60’s and older, how to tailor and adapt your riding and training to your age. In this part, we look at cycling in your 20’s and 30’s.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 14/11/2018

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