Monthly Archives December 2017

Riding in Hot Conditions – Top Eight Tips for Surviving Summer

With summer upon us in earnest and the hottest months of the year just around the corner, here are our top 8 tips for riding in hot conditions and beating the heat on the bike. Take Care of Your Skin Australia leads the world in many areas, but this one is not something to be proud of. Due in part to latitude, a love of outdoors life, and the effects of the southern polar ozone hole, we are the skin
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Base Training: Why You Need to Build Up Slow If You Want To Go Fast

So you’ve signed up for a charity ride, gran fondo, or a mountain bike marathon with your mates. You’ve heard about the benefits of High Intensity Interval Training and thought “That’s for me!” More speed and big fitness in half the time. Be careful, though. If you don’t keep your training at lower intensity – for at least part of the time – and establish a solid base of endurance, your progress will drag to a halt and burnout is
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