On the evening before a sportive there is no time left for training but there is much still to be done to ensure the following day is a success. The hours before your event are all about the final preparations and making sure you arrive at the start line on time, with everything you need for the day ahead and in good spirits.
Having been a cycle commuter for quite a while now I thought I knew it all. So when I turned up for Nip Nip’s Smart Cycling course last week I thought that there really was little more for me to learn.
The Knog N.E.R.D provided by the good people at Holcros was the subject of the most exciting Sprint Auction we have seen so far. And what happened next we thought we would never see..
Yorkshire and the Tour de France would not be two normal bedfellows you would naturally put together but unbelievably the tourist authority in the county has been involved in talks to bring the Grand Départ to Yorkshire.
It goes with saying that far more people would be persuaded to cycle if there were facilities to enable them to do so in safety. It is one of the major barriers of entry to cycling, particularly for women.
With training very much the order of the day here at GGB HQ, the threat of the Dolomites is growing and the number of miles in the legs hasn’t… We thought an award winning cycle computer would help those of you in a similar position to track your progress.
The National Cycle Network continues to be a great resource for cyclists who use the cycle routes for both commuting and leisure.
In its continuing efforts to try and get more women cycling, the sport’s governing body, British Cycling, has launched the Breeze network of free, local and flexible bike rides just for women.
As the senior member of the Going Going Bike team, I’m old enough to remember Public Information Films of the 1970s. These generally low budget low quality short films were government commissioned films on a particular subject that ranged from issues such as surviving a nuclear attack, protecting the environment, to crime prevention.
Transport for London is to run its successful London Cycle Challenge again this year as it looks to get more people out cycling either to work, school or via leisure rides.