Short road races are all about high-intensity bursts of maximal effort followed by fast recovery where you do as little work as possible then repeat.
Hone your aerobic endurance, motivation to keep going for several hours, efficient hill climbing and group riding.
Short on time? Train specifically say's BC Coach Huw Williams
Embarking on a training programme can be fraught with pitfalls and conflicting advice. So where do you start? Coach Huw Williams outlines the three basic training principles that will get…
Huw Williams tells Ken, how to use his time wisely using an indoor trainer
When we are forced to take time off the bike, what is the cost to our fitness? Andrew Hamilton investigates...
Great Britain's most decorated cyclist Chris Hoy talks to Rob Hicks about fitness, training and being the best
Racing itself may be the raison d'être for many cyclists, but it's not the best way to see improvements in your fitness or technique, explains Helen Carter
Take to the turbo trainer for turbo performance
BC level three coach Huw Williams talks Josh Macready through interval training
Warm weather training destination Tenerife has received a lot of coverage since Bradley Wiggins invited journalists to see his Tour de France prep. Does it offer the same opportunities for…
Dedication to a tough training schedule is a sure-fire way to improve your performance. But why train harder when you can simply eat smarter?
Can cyclo-cross be used to help the summer season ahead?
Tour de France 2012: How the British track star turned himself in to a Tour de France contender
22nd November 2010 Before it's too late, let our Derri guide you through the minefield of removing and refitting your own tyres. You'll thank her when you're miles from home.
18th November 2010 Sitting in a pool of sweat at your desk is enough to put many people off cycling to work but it doesn't have to be like that.…
30th October 2010 Polyethylene foam pipe insulation is available from most big-name DIY stores. Buy the widest stuff possible then cut to length and wrap it round the tubes of…
Don’t let differences in fitness or strength sour a riding relationship. Rebecca Charlton suggests a few quick tips to create cycling harmony on your Sunday ride
1st May 2010 According to the Institute of Advanced Motorists, grovelling in the kerb is not the way forward if you want car drivers to take you seriously.
Three short, sharp turbo sessions to hone fitness levels and get the heart pumping