Cycling training plan from sofa to 60km

Just starting out the sport of cycling? Or want to reach an achievable milestone? This training plan will help you get there. In partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK


This plan is for: Riders who are aiming to ride 60km but who may not have ridden a bike in a long time or just starting out in the sport and want to improve their fitness from a base level. Or for cyclist's training for a charity event such as Alzheimer’s Research UK Cycling Down Dementia challenge.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.