Tales from The Tarmac

Ride Like A Pro training May 21, 2024

Look to the professionals for inspiration

As cyclists, we're constantly seeking inspiration to enhance our rides. Not just to blindly copy but to look at what others do and adapt their ideas...

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No Ride Matters, But Every Ride Does training Apr 24, 2024

For me, cycling is more than just riding a bike

It may sound naff but I often think it as an art form.

Admittedly for some it is just a means of getting from A to B. But for others, it becomes a...

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Adding Variation to Your Rides training Mar 22, 2024

I think of training as being multi-layered

If you’re aiming for a challenge ride or charity event it’s likely to be quite long, and the first goal of your build up will be to create...

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How To Fuel Your Rides training Feb 29, 2024

Why Am I Hungry?

As your big day – whether it’s a sportive or charity ride – looms closer, you will find that your training naturally ramps up. If you’ve been following...

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Your Big Ride: Don’t Hurt the Legs cycling skills Dec 06, 2023

A challenge bike ride

This is it, the big day. You have been training for and thinking about this day for months. What started out as a dream, perhaps even a mad one, has lead to this.

It could be...

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Consistency: The Big Secret of Endurance Performance training Dec 03, 2023

Greetings aspiring cyclists

If you're here, you've likely experienced the wind on your face, the sun on your back, and the hum of wheels on a quiet road. You’ve probably envisioned conquering...

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Building Endurance: The Magic of Progression training Nov 30, 2023

Consider the situation....

You've dipped your toes into the world of cycling, drawn in by the camaraderie and the thrill of the open road. Your friends, some of them seasoned riders, have...

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