How to Use Seasons for Year-Round Cycling Fitness

January 26, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Cycling seasons are unique to every athlete. With Seasons, you can analyze your power PRs over custom time periods. Whether you want to compare growth over multiple years or multiple disciplines with one year, get more personal records and prove your training is working with Seasons. For more on Performance Analytics check out our Ride …

How does Lizzie Deignan make motherhood and pro cycling work?

January 25, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Lizzie Deignan won the 2015 world road championship and spent the 2018 season away from competition to have her first child with husband and former pro Phil Deignan. Deignan did what we don’t see everyday; She signed a contract with a new cycling team while in her final trimester of pregnancy. However, the fact that …

“Always plan for assholes” – A cycling parable from Dingo the Clown

January 23, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Dingo’s son Bruce growing up on a tall bike.(Photo: Dingo the Clown) Years ago there was a special place on Northeast Alberta known as the Clown House. It was a place where a merry band of bicycle-inspired entertainers would perform all types of wonderful feats during Last Thursday — from tall bike jousts to mud …

Jobs of the Week: Community Cycling Center, Stages, Fat Tire Farm, Bike Clark County

January 23, 2020,   has blogged 3983  posts

Looking for a new place to spread you cycling wings? We’ve got five great job opportunities that just went up this week. Learn more about each one via the links below… – Retail Sales Associate – Community Cycling Center – Customer Service Manager – SIC – Stages Indoor Cycling – Mountain Bike Mechanic – Fat …

Cyprus Cycling: Cycling in the land of the Gods

December 22, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

What makes Cyprus such an up and coming cycling destination? One of the warmest climates in Europe with temperatures in the 20s from Feb and 325 sunny days per year. An amazing mountain range headlined by Mount Olympus at nearly 2,000m. Brilliant road surfaces with hardly any traffic. Light, tasty food with some great local …

U.K. Bike Light Laws – Are You Cycling Correctly?

December 15, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

An ongoing topic of discussion in the U.K. Just what should cyclists be wearing out on the roads? Some cyclists won’t be seen wearing hi-vis clothing at night time which can cause a lot of danger in itself. Though ill advised, it’s not against the law. Riding without a bike light however is goverened by …

Jobs of the Week: Dumonde Tech, Cycle Portland, Ride With GPS, Adventure Cycling

December 5, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Looking for a new place to spread you cycling wings? We’ve got six great job opportunities for you to consider. Learn more about each one via the links below… – Bike Mechanic/ Sales assistance – Cycle Portland – National Inside Sales and Customer Service (Part Time) – HGNR distributor of Dumonde Tech – Senior DevOps …

Why Is Cycling Insurance Important? Ask Philip Ross…

December 2, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

If you want to know why you need specialist cycling insurance, look no further than the example of Philip Ross. Philip suffered a serious injury in a road race and his bike and accessories were damaged beyond repair. However, thanks to the cover he had with Cycleplan, he wasn’t left completely out of pocket. Philip …

Geelong Surf Coast Cycling – Summer Criterium Races 2019-2020

November 30, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Geelong & Surfcoast Cycling Club (GSCC) Proudly Present The Best Western Geelong Motor Inn Summer Crit Series 2019-2020   Geelong & Surf Coast Cycling Club is a member of  the Australian Veteran Cycling Council (AVCC) & Veteran Cycling Victoria (VCV). Membership with Veteran cycling is open to males over 35 years and females over 30 …

How To Lose Weight Cycling

November 20, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Cycling is a fantastic hobby for both your physical and mental health. It comes with a whole range of benefits from making new friends to saving the planet. Cycling can be really easy to fit into a busy routine to help you lose a bit of weight through the winter period. We’ve listed some of …

Republican ‘hardcore cycling fan’ Jason Atkinson will run for U.S Congress

November 13, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Bike photos from 2009 by J. Maus/BikePortland. Middle photo via Atkinson for Congress campaign. A former member of the Oregon Legislature who stood up for cycling issues on several occasions has thrown his hat into the ring to replace outgoing U.S. Congressman Greg Walden. Atkinson (L) riding with former Bike Gallery owner Jay Graves.(Photo: J. …

Do you need liability insurance for cycling?

November 5, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

What is cycling liability insurance? Cycling liability insurance covers your third party liability as a rider. This means if you damage somebody’s property or injure another person while cycling, those costs are covered by your insurer. Liability insurance for cycling is not compulsory, and is up to the individual to decide if they need it. …

2020 Pro Cycling Calendar

October 22, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Happy New Year. Technically the 2020 road cycling season starts today and here’s the calendar for the year ahead. There are several new races and another blog post will look at the new races and the structure of the calendar as a whole but in the meantime you can put all the major pro races …

The Sportiveur’s Guide To The Best Winter Cycling Tights 2019

October 12, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Colder temperatures will soon be upon us. A vital aspect of enjoying your cycling during the winter months is to ensure you’re adequately attired. Cycling tights should be an important part of the your adequate attire. The aim of this post is shed a little light on the subject of winter cycling tights. I doubt …

CBD for cycling: Can CBD help me recover from a long ride?

October 9, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Cyclists are often looking for ways in which to increase performance. A combination of a specific training plan and nutrition strategy is developed and executed to progress. Supplements have played a crucial role in these plans and CBD oil has emerged recently with claims that adding it to your daily repertoire can boost recovery, improve …

Winter Cycling: Don’t Let the Weather Grind You Down

October 2, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

When the weather turns the corner and begins the amble towards winter it can be a real struggle to muster the motivation to get on the pedals and clock up some mileage. We have decided to put together some tips for you to make the most of your winter cycling. September is the time of …

Join Extinction Rebellion: Fight for cycling and for the planet

August 28, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

The Government are taking no bold action to tackle climate change. It’s a disgrace. They have set the goal of net zero by 2050 but where is the plan for change? And 2050 is too late. We need action and we need it fast. One activist movement who are getting their voice heard are Extinction …

Does Your Travel Insurance Actually Cover Cycling?

June 30, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

BICYCLE HOLIDAYS ARE AMAZING… …until you discover your travel insurance doesn’t actually cover cycling. It’s sad but true: many companies list cycling as a covered sport but double back once you read the fine print. Some travel insurance policies will cover leisure riding but charge extra for things like racing, touring and mountain biking. HSBC’s …

How apartheid killed Johannesburg’s cycling culture

June 25, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Racial segregation meant cycling lost status in South Africa earlier and more intensely than in the rest of the western world Cycling Cities: the Johannesburg Experience is published by the Foundation for the History of Technology “The writer counted, in the space of only four minutes, 93 native cyclists riding past the Astra theatre,” wrote …

How apartheid killed Johannesburg’s cycling culture

June 25, 2019,   has blogged 3983  posts

Racial segregation meant cycling lost status in South Africa earlier and more intensely than in the rest of the western world Cycling Cities: the Johannesburg Experience is published by the Foundation for the History of Technology “The writer counted, in the space of only four minutes, 93 native cyclists riding past the Astra theatre,” wrote …