If you want to win races, you have to be able to tolerate pain. But what does suffering on a bike really mean? Can it be measured, tested and trained?…

RideLondon is almost here – and if you’re fighting rising waves of panic about making it round the 100 mile circuit, we've got plenty of advice for you.

Anyone who’s raced a bike knows that cycling can be cruelly hard, but how does it stack up against other gruelling sports? Do we have a valid claim to be…

Common place on a multitude of climbs, hairpin bends are the perfect opportunity to break an ascent up both psychologically or physically. But how do you ride them to perfection?

You won't find as many long climbs in the UK as you will on the Continent, but when you hit one you want to be in a position to conquer…

power meter

Power meters are getting more affordable, but knowing what to do with one is a different matter. Jon Sharples of Train Sharp Cycle Coaching explains: “The main benefit is to…

Pacing is key when it comes to time trials: go off too fast and you'll fade, hold too much back and you'll be disappointed with your time. Here we look…