What You Need to Know About Training Zones

Training Zones When you’re trying to improve your riding, what’s more important – how far you ride, or how fast? The answer depends on where you are in the cycling season, how far away in time you are from your target event (if you have one), and how many years’ experience of training consistently you have. Those new to mountain biking and road cycling will improve just by riding more frequently and gradually building distance. However, after a few years further
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5 Gadgets to Improve Your Cycling Training

Gadgets are definitely a thing with cycling. Here are five we reckon will have the biggest impact on your cycling training. Power Meter Yes, it’s entirely possible to be a great cyclist without a power meter. Having one doesn’t magically allow you to start pulling extra watts out of the air. However, success leaves clues. The fact the majority of the pro peloton is training and racing with them these days suggests they offer worthwhile advantages. The primary advantage is
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Cycling Training Program

We uncover the cycling training program secrets of a 3x World Champion • The One Percent Rule • choosing your cycling training program • lessons from cancer • setting realistic goals • staying motivated with your training program • what to look for in a cycling training program • dealing with information  overload • dealing with setbacks in your cycling training program • and finally, how to  get in touch with Jessica if you want to get world class skills and fitness coaching. A few
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Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence Part 3

You’ve had the daylights scared out of by a steering wheel attendant that regards you as a pest, somehow less than human. You, however, were smart and invested in some  bike  mounted camera hardware. From the previous posts on this blog, you have worked out you have solid photographic evidence of the car’s and bike’s position on the road, thanks to paint and other markings you both passed over. You’ve marked up some screen shots of both bike and car
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Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence Part 2

So you’ve read part 1, and worked out you’ve got some evidence you can take to the police that makes the beyond-reasonable-doubt grade. You can now take it to them, show it on your laptop, they’ll do the rest and it’s all right, right? Wrong. It’s not that simple. Balancing competing priorities While it would work that way in an ideal world, police time is finite and we’re competing with violent crime, drug dealers, fatal car crashes and the like
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Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence Part 1

We’ve all felt the fear. The roar of a revving engine, followed by sudden buffeting from the air being pushed out of the way. The involuntary stab of fear wondering whether you and your mates are going to survive the next few seconds. Trying to get police to act on private video capture of these incidents has been an almost entirely frustrating and unsuccessful experience. But there is hope. It is possible. A small handful of persistent riders have succeeded in
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