Last Thursday I had the opportunity to take part in a preview ride of the Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Mercia with Dame Sarah Storey, the latest closed road event to be added to collection of events under the Etape Series umbrella.
In the last of our series on maximising your riding whatever your age we look at cycling into your 50s and beyond…
Sportives aren’t usually considered an extreme form of cycling – but riders who tackled the gale force winds, flooded roads and torrential rain in Sunday’s Tour o’ the Borders may beg to differ.
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!)
Cycling Plus issue 274 is now ready for your reading pleasure! Our May issue is packed with all our usual goodies plus we put light weight jackets and bargain race tyres to the test, put our bespoke bicycles to the test and check out carbon, steel and aluminium bikes for under £1500.
Get to know Cycling Plus contributor and registered dietitian and sports nutritionist Renee McGregor, who is based at the University of Bath Sports Clinic and Human Performance Centre
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.