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5 top tips to completing the Mallorca 312
27 Jan

5 top tips to completing the Mallorca 312

27th January 2019 Read More

5 top tips to completing the Mallorca 312

By James Walsgrove

The Mallorca 312 event is now one of the biggest sportives of the year with over 8,000 riders from all over the world taking on 3 separate routes around the beautiful closed roads of Mallorca. The 167km route is challenging with plenty of climbs.  But with lots of groups to ride the flats in it …

The essential guide to travelling abroad with your bike
15 Jan

The essential guide to travelling abroad with your bike

15th January 2019 Read More

The essential guide to travelling abroad with your bike

By James Walsgrove

Taking your bike abroad isn’t as daunting as you may think and has become more popular in recent years with the rise of cheap flights and training camps. For me cycling in France and Mallorca is stunning and something we are unable to replicate here in the UK, especially in the winter with limited daylight hours.Traveling …

Cycle for Harry
5 Jan

Cycle for Harry

5th January 2019 Read More

Cycle for Harry

By James Walsgrove

On the weekend of March 22nd – 24th an intrepid band of ten adventurers from Drayton Insurance are embarking on a charity cycle ride from London to Brussels in order to raise for money for Harry vs Neuroblastoma. Harry is 2 years old and suffers from a rare condition known as high-risk neuroblastoma. He is …

Stay fit and healthy over the festive period
20 Dec

Stay fit and healthy over the festive period

20th December 2018 Read More

Stay fit and healthy over the festive period

By James Walsgrove

Love it or hate it but it comes every year, yes Christmas! This period can present a whole host of challenges with so many temptations of excessive food and drink. It is a great time to enjoy yourself, catch up with friends and family but it doesn’t have to derail your training plan fully and …

Are your goals “smart” for next year?
28 Oct

Are your goals “smart” for next year?

28th October 2018 Read More

Are your goals “smart” for next year?

By James Walsgrove

This is a big mistake of many cyclists including myself in years gone by, if you don’t have a clear idea of your goal then you will not know how to achieve it or more importantly when you achieve it! Setting realistic and specific goals will help you plan your training sessions so every training …

Pyrenees cycling trip
17 Oct

Pyrenees cycling trip

17th October 2018 Read More

Pyrenees cycling trip

By James Walsgrove

With the treat of a surprise birthday party for my 40th I decided that I did not want to be close to home and decided to go away cycling and taking onthe 9 epic climbs of the Pyrenees as listed in the Band of Climbers poster. Friday Arrived in Lourdes to be greeted by Jacques …

Stac Virtual Wind Tunnel
6 Sep

Stac Virtual Wind Tunnel

6th September 2018 Read More

Stac Virtual Wind Tunnel

By James Walsgrove

The Virtual Wind Tunnel (VWT) is an exciting new innovation by Canadian startup STAC Performance, co-founded by Andrew Buckrell. It allows triathletes and time trialists to get a complete, accurate aerodynamic analysis done in an affordable and convenient way. We start off the process with scanning which is the critical part. So we want to …