Eight reasons why we started cycling, and why we should never forget them

Are you a slave to cycling? Let's turn back the clock and remember why you fell in love with life on two wheels...

It's all too easy to forget what it was that inspired you to take up cycling regularly. When you are pedalling hard into a headwind, tired, freezing cold and with the rain running down the back of your neck you could be forgiven for wondering what you are doing this for.

Cycling can very easily become addictive, putting you in a position where you feel you 'have' to go out no matter the weather, or how you feel. Sadly, for some, this means cycling becomes a chore, but one that still leaves them feeling very agitated if they don't get their biking fix.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.