Cycle training advice from the experts. Whatever riding you do our cycling specific training articles will help you gain insight and knowledge on what does and doesn’t work for you and your riding. Plus insight in to what training the pros do.

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Cobbles bring out the supreme bike handlers and hard men of the pro peloton, here are a few useful hints to help you join them.

Let’s be under no illusions: the physiological glass ceiling exists — your body’s limitations, though invisible, are real. World-class athletes need to know exactly where their limits lie: the areas…

Everybody’s heard it said that recovery is as important as training — Peter Stuart looks at what you could be doing to optimise the adaptation process while you’re off the…

If you’re training in earnest for an event, or you’ve got an entire season of racing planned, then it’s highly likely that you’re using a form of training software. It’s…

Whether it be losing weight, improving your on bike efficiency or utilising fat as a energy source. When executed correctly fasted rides can provide improvements across all areas of your…

Why are many cyclists, even some pros, festooning their limbs with gaudily-coloured sticky tape? No, they’re not patching up improbably shaped crash wounds; they’re attempting to alleviate muscular injuries and…

Are you going for long bike rides but not getting fitter? You need to ride regularly to get the full benefit – and here's why

Asked ‘why do you cycle?’ many riders will respond with wistful references to exploring the great outdoors, freedom, adventure – but all of that seems far, far away when you’re…

Most cycling training plans have a pretty straightforward approach to winter: build a regular riding habit, gradually extend your long ride, and only then begin introducing blocks of ‘tempo’ work…