Cycling Weekly

The activity of cycling can mean many things to many people. It is no longer the reserve of lycra clad men racing at impossible speeds on sunny French roads. Cycling…

It’s easy to think that fuelling is only important before and during your ride, but this isn’t the case. For the past few hours you’ve been working the body hard,…

There are few things worse than running out of fuel halfway through a long ride. If your stomach starts to rumble or your legs begin to shake, you know you…

The morning of your event is a very important time. This is where you have the chance to kick-start your nutrition strategy and prepare your body for a demanding day…

Lightweight, well vented road helmet from POC, as worn by Garmin-Sharp riders. £225

Going up! Love them or hate them, you are going to come up against some testing hills throughout your sportive. Sadistic organisers love to challenge participants, often multiple times throughout…

Bike lights have become increasingly powerful over the last five years, and prices have dropped, making really good lights accessible to more people. This has in turn triggered a surge…

B'Twin Alur 700

Sign-up or log in to CW.CC, simply get yourself an active RiTMO rating and you could be walking away with a brand new B’Twin Alur 700 bike worth £749 (courtesy of Decathlon UK) before you know…

In the run-up to the Tour of Flanders we’re giving you the chance to win an electronic copy* of Hellingen: A Road Cyclist’s Guide to Belgium’s Greatest Climbs every day…

With 20 years' coaching experience, Tim Ramsden works with all levels of rider. Here, he explains to CW how each cyclist needs specific, tailored advice

Many cyclists complain about having tight hamstrings, but I’m often surprised, when I ask cyclist patients, how few regularly stretch their hamstrings. If left alone, hamstring muscles naturally shorten, especially…

Still keeping the namesake carbon blade and linear spring-tension, the biggest change in evidence here is a pedal chassis overhaul. The carbon blade now has a wider surface area, making…