With 20 years' coaching experience, Tim Ramsden works with all levels of rider. Here, he explains to CW how each cyclist needs specific, tailored advice

Many cyclists complain about having tight hamstrings, but I’m often surprised, when I ask cyclist patients, how few regularly stretch their hamstrings. If left alone, hamstring muscles naturally shorten, especially…

David Stone Age: 32 Team: Team GB Para-cycling Best Result: Double gold medallist Beijing Paralympics, gold and bronze in London Speciality: 
Road racing Born in Birmingham, based in Leeds, David…

Get prepared before heading to your first race warns Simon Schofield, he talks us through what we need to know

Marcin Bialoblocki has a somewhat formidable reputation. His nickname isn’t just a play on his real name; he rides like a machine too. When Bialoblocki hits the front everybody knows…

Please help. I keep getting ill after a few intense sessions of training. It’s so frustrating. Soon as I think I’m getting fitter and where I want to be, I…

James McCallum is one of the most experienced pros in the British peloton. A Commonwealth Games bronze medallist in 2006 in the scratch race, and a former national circuit race…

After a dominant 2013, winning practically all that was on offer, Hannah Barnes signed her first pro contract with US team United Healthcare. The 20 year old, who has been…

Many cyclists believe that in order to go faster, they must push a bigger gear. But this isn’t always the case and it could lead to serious problems. Grinding away…

Allan Peiper’s pre-Classic intervals were done as part of a four-hour ride. He would warm up for an hour then ride up a five-minute climb at maximum intensity. OK so…

Up and coming Kent-based time trial sensation Calum Anderton chatted to Louise Mahé about his final few weeks of preparation for the GHS National 10-mile Championships in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, back…

Nail it: Climbing

Nail it! Correct cycling technique and some grit will get you all the way to the top of steep hills

Staying motivated can be hard, but can playing the right tunes keep you pushing on? Andrew Hamilton explores...

Andy has perfect weather all year round, but when do you stop and take a rest? Rob Mortlock discusses

After spending time at British Cycling's Under-23 Academy, Joe Perrett rode his first season as a professional this year. He chatted to Louise Mahé as he kept himself ticking over…

Churning out the miles is a great way to get fit, but to really step up you will need to mix-up your training with intervals, Andrew Hamilton explains

Alan is filled with tredpidaton ahead of his first training camp in Majorca next year, Rob Mortlock tells him how to prepare

The arrival of winter doesn't mean your cycling has to stop and your hard-earned fitness has to melt away. A brief pit stop will renew your zest for cycling and…

Commuting during winter is a great way to stay fit, and need not be cold or dangerous - provided you prepare thoroughly