When regular Cycling Plus photographer Tom Simpson decided he needed a riding challenge entering two of Europe’s toughest sportives – the Marmotte and the Wiggle Dragon Ride – was the natural choice. In the second of his training blogs he blows hot and cold
In the last of our series on maximising your riding whatever your age we look at cycling into your 50s and beyond…
They say that life begins at 40 (I’m still waiting…). Certainly for more and more of us cycling starts when we hit the big 4-0, here’s how to make the most of it…
Are you old enough to remember Metal Mickey and Spangles? The read on if you want to make the most of cycling in your 30s!
One of the best things about road cycling is that age is no barrier to taking part. Over the next few days we’ll take a look at what you should be doing to get the most from your cycling however old you are. We kick off with something for those of you lucky to enough to have been born after 1984…
When regular Cycling Plus photographer Tom Simpson decided he needed a riding challenge entering two of Europe’s toughest sportives was the natural choice. (Warning: contains a rather grizzly image!)
Bala is an outdoor Mecca, says Guy Kesteven. The birthplace of mountain biking trail centres, Coed y Brenin, is just over the hill. A vast watersports-friendly lake tickles the edge of the town, with rapids-laced rivers feeding into it from all sides. The mountains of Snowdonia form the jagged skyline to the east and north. The sense of frontier wildness and raw natural beauty stirs the soul; if this was the Lake District it’d be teeming with outdoor enthusiasts.
We sent Rick Robson out North Wales to see if he could keep up with former pro-turned-coach Dave Lloyd. He came back tired but with a brilliant cycling route in Wales.
Andrew Deaner, the second of our readers joining Team Specialized Cycling Plus for the Rat Race Road Trip explains why he’s signed up for this awesome challenge!
The Team Specialized Cycling Plus quartet are cooking up a storm as they prepare for May’s Rat Race Road Trip – riding from London to Edinburgh in two days…And it’s just starting to sink in for Ken Ferguson!