Category Archives: Training

Wilier Cento 1 SR customer review

Wilier Cento1SR is it the best bike on the planet? – Andy Monk thinks so. He’s doing an Ironman later in the year and bought the Wilier to help him improve his time. “I’m sure we could all debate which … Continue reading

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Is riding for fun the best way to train?

I am trying to get serious about my training but at the end of the day riding should be about fun.  

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Something has to change – if I need to keep up

I need to do something different if I want to keep up. Riders are getting faster and younger so I think that I need a coach. Read on to see what’s up.

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Trying to ride under control – Wilier Cento Uno Air review

Rode today and had three things to think about: new bike to try, new position and new numbers to aim for. The bike was a Wilier Cento Uno Air, it looked very aero not necessarily my cup of tea. As … Continue reading

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Lap dancing– awesome! Who’d think it was winter?

Winter is usually the time for easy miles, cold wet days and all your effort goes into keeping your spirits up. That is usually, but this is winter 2014. Last night it was mild with a promise of rain for … Continue reading

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Cycling conundrums

Cycling produces many conundrums. For instance, should I use my touring and heavy Ridgeback Panorama or the svelte super light Scott Addict 10? When pushing up a climb should you use that false flat at the top for recovery or … Continue reading

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Overdoing it and the Scott Foil

I have been riding ever harder despite telling all that rest is the most important part of any training program. I can’t resist a hard ride. The feeling of riding on the limit is like a drug  I give into … Continue reading

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