Tag Archives: Training

That lovely feeling when you’ve ridden hard.

We had to get back in a hurry. We didn’t say anything. We didn’t need to. The three us had done this many times before. First one takes a pull then the next, never really changing the order. Every once … Continue reading

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South Downs Way – getting prepared

I have ridden the South Downs way once on 1989 and then over the last 4 years. Each time I just turned up and rode on natural fitness. Sometimes I prepared for it by tyre choice or weight reduction; but … Continue reading

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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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It’s all in the numbers, or is it?

Last week the Wilier Performance Progress lab set up here at Quest Adventure to do some testing. In all five of us had our FTP (Functional Threshold Power) and lactate tolerance tested. Now I am not training for anything, however, … Continue reading

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Are drugs good? I love my Addict

If you mean chemicals that stimulate the body and mind then I would say yes. We all appreciate the nice sensation that they produce. However, before answering the question fully we must first look at how they are manufactured. Thanks … Continue reading

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