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Buyer’s guide to turbo trainers

Winter miles make Summer smiles, as the old saying goes. But as the leaves fall and your motivation wanes, it's easier said than done. Enter the turbo trainer.

Top Tips for Turbo Training

Whilst many riders turn to their trusty turbo trainer to keep training during the winter months, they’re also a perfect way to gauge the effectiveness of your training routine throughout the year. These tips will enable you to get the most out of your turbo trainer.

Race Report: Scott MTB Marathon Series, Round 1

12th – 13th April 2014, Royal Welsh Show Ground, Builth Wells, Wales. Race weekend arrived and it was hard to believe that just over four weeks had passed since I signed up for the first round of the Scott MTB Marathon series based at the prestigious Royal Welsh Showground. Never had a setting been so …

Scott MTB Marathon Series 2014

After a few years of entering various events, just to get a feel of what is was all about, I thought I’d present myself with a different challenge for 2014, one which I could hopefully look to improve on event after event. I’ve looked at the Scott MTB Marathon Series in its previous guise and …

Paris to Swansea: first day of training

So in a moment of madness me and my sister Cheryl signed up for the Paris 2 Swansea bike ride kicking off this summer; we fancied a summer challenge but didn’t really want to do a marathon. Having heard of the Paris to Swansea rides, as they are an annual event done to raise money …

Top tyres to get you through winter

It doesn’t matter if you’re training, commuting or even riding the last thing you want is a puncture, especially in the winter. In an attempt to prevent this many cyclists invest in winter bike tyres which usually have increased puncture resistance compared to standard tyres. Winter tyres usually have increased grip so you can confidently …