'How do cyclists get big legs?' - you asked Google and we’ve got the answer

Looking to build some muscle through cycling? You may need to hit the gym, too

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

The wondrous tool that is Google autofill can give us a wealth of information about how people perceive cyclists, and the burning questions searchers are desperate to ask.

And thankfully, in most cases we're able to provide the answers.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.