Ever pushed yourself beyond your limit on a bike? You're not alone

Some tales of when cyclists pushed themselves beyond their capacity... and lived to tell us about it

At some stage, a cyclist will inevitably push themself beyond the limit of physical and mental endurance. It's all too easy to go slightly too far, be slightly under-prepared or be slightly off-form on a big ride.

We recently asked Cycling Weekly readers to tell us about when they pushed themselves beyond their cycling limit. Here are a selection of answers, brought to you in association with Decathlon.

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