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Why I started the Ride Harder Academy
16 Sep

Why I started the Ride Harder Academy

16th September 2021 Read More

Why I started the Ride Harder Academy

By James Walsgrove

Before I go into detail as to why I started the Ride Harder Academy I thought I had better explain what it is first for those who don’t know. What is the Ride Harder Academy? “A smarter way to train to improve health, happiness and mental wellbeing” The Academy consists of a complete structured cycle …

How to set up your Wattbike
2 Sep

How to set up your Wattbike

2nd September 2021 Read More

How to set up your Wattbike

By James Walsgrove

This article will show you how to set up your Wattbike in a couple of easy steps to match your road bike. This will improve comfort, prevent injury and make indoor training more enjoyable. Although I will be referring to the Wattbike throughout it can also be applied to any static bike at home such …

How to increase your cycling cadence
21 Jun

How to increase your cycling cadence

21st June 2021 Read More

How to increase your cycling cadence

By James Walsgrove

If you can increase your cycling cadence then this can increase your power, reduce the risk of injury and improve your efficiency on the bike. What is cycling cadence? Cadence is basically how fast you spin the pedals while you ride. This is measured in Revolutions Per Minute (RPM). Now although this is very individual, …

5 simple tips to ride your fastest Time Trial
24 Mar

5 simple tips to ride your fastest Time Trial

24th March 2021 Read More

5 simple tips to ride your fastest Time Trial

By James Walsgrove

Many of us share a common goal of improving our time trial time, however, don’t know how to go about doing so. They don’t call time trials “The Race of Truth” for nothing; it is the most simple form of bike racing as it’s just you against the clock.  Time trials are great training sessions …

Hear what fellow coach Andy has to say about the Ride Harder Academy
17 Jan

Hear what fellow coach Andy has to say about the Ride Harder Academy

17th January 2021 Read More

Hear what fellow coach Andy has to say about the Ride Harder Academy

By James Walsgrove

Andy Collins Andy runs his own Triathlon Coaching business Tri4fitness and joined the Academy in Autumn 2020.  Ok, I was not sure what to expect and been competing in triathlon and Gran Fondo cycling events for over ten years so I would say experience as an athlete. I was first introduced to James through the …