**We have a New Date – Sunday 28th April 2019**
(The Surrey Cycle Racing League and The South East Road Racing League require that all 4th Cats (Novices) attend two coaching sessions prior to entering)
Clean chains only please. From the first week in May, The Surrey Cycle Racing League put on a wonderful evening series for 4th Category riders every Friday ... Read full post
Cyclists spend a lot of time hunched over the bike and the act of cycling means that your muscles contract (and therefore shorten) thousands of times every hour.
Stretching after riding keeps our muscles from shortening.
Increasing our flexibility enables us to not only stay comfortable on our bikes and put out as much power as we ... Read full post
You know when you’ve just had diahhorea you can buy a powder in a sachet which you mix with water to replace the electrolytes (we thought that’d get your attention!) ? Well, when you sweat you lose electrolytes too but what are they?? If these sports drinks come with electrolytes in or if you can ... Read full post
Great tweet from @MTFU_training: Cramp: It’s just your bodies way of reminding you to train harder for next time. #mtfu
This isn’t as tongue in cheek as it initially seems.
Possible explanations of cramp include:
Loss of electrolytes (sodium, calcium, magnesium, potassium etc)
Not stretching enough
Not warming up enough
Muscle imbalance causing one muscle to do too much work
Having said ... Read full post
Now, first of all, please for one minute don’t start thinking we’re triathlon fans. We promise you will never ever see us even dare to offer advice on how to swim through seaweed, wetsuit reviews or “how to stick/paint your race number to your arm” tutorials.
The reason the title is such is because we were ... Read full post
You lucky things by coming to our site you’ve found out about this great voucher code – when you buy wheels, tyres or inner tubes on www.wiggle.co.uk just type in:
In the Voucher Code box and get 10% off.
Hurry though as this offer ends Monday 17/09/2012 at 2pm.
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We need to use 3500 calories to lose 1 lb (approx half a kilo) of body fat.
If you go out on your bike 3 times a week and use 1000 calories then you’ve used 3000 per week. Do you really ride 3 times a week, even during holidays, Christmas, when it’s p*ssing down, when there’s ... Read full post