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How to keep your bike clean and running smoothly?

As the saying goes, a clean bike is a happy bike! So, with some help from Muc-Off, how do you clean your pride-and-joy to keep it happily running smoothly?

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 24/06/2021

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Training for an uncertain future

Normally at this time of year, many riders would be starting to think ahead to spring and the start of the racing season, maybe some early time trials or some sportives. The lack of certainty about what shape the 2021 season will take can be demotivating, holding a performance peak “just in case” unsustainable and knowing how best to spend your precious training time hard. Follow these tips to stay healthy, happy and ready to turn your pedals in anger as and when you can.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 08/02/2021

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New Year, New Plan

If you’ve resolved to improve your cycling performance in 2021, a structured training plan, no matter what your level, is the most effective way to get the most out of every pedal stroke. With plans suitable for complete cycling novices and competitive riders alike, British Cycling have a training plan suitable for you.

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 08/01/2021

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Buying a cycling helmet with Lazer

If you’re racing or riding a British Cycling sportive, a helmet is compulsory, most clubs insist on them and the majority of riders when out training now opt to wear one. However buying one can be a confusing experience so we’ve asked Lazer, British Cycling’s official helmet supplier, for their advice.

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 27/11/2020

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How to ride rollers

In these days of smart trainers and virtual cycling platforms such as Zwift, traditional rollers can seem a bit outdated and limited but having a set and being able to ride them is definitely still worthwhile.

Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Published on: 27/11/2020

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The 2020/21 British Cycling Training Plans

We’ve revamped our digital training plans on TrainingPeaks but what’s new about them, how do you get them and which plan should you choose for the autumn and winter?

Published on: 30/10/2020

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Essential knowledge for sportive riders

With the great news that sportives and other non-competitive events can resume in England from Saturday 5 September, you might be looking to fit in some events before the season ends. These events will be taking place under certain restrictions and guidelines and you can find out more about these here.

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 26/08/2020

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Back to sportives: What to expect, tips, etiquette and advice

What to expect, tips, etiquette and advice

Knowledge Level: Beginner

Published on: 26/08/2020

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