Improve your pedalling technique
5 Mar

Improve your pedalling technique

5th March 2019 Read More

Improve your pedalling technique

By James Walsgrove

Improving your pedalling technique is essential to becoming a faster, more efficient cyclist. To anybody new to cycling you would think you just jump on and turn the pedals round. Yes this is true but if you want to become faster and more efficient then mastering the pedalling technique will give you the edge. Phases …

5 Books you MUST read that WILL make you FASTER on the bike
12 Feb

5 Books you MUST read that WILL make you FASTER on the bike

12th February 2019 Read More

5 Books you MUST read that WILL make you FASTER on the bike

By James Walsgrove

Being a Cycle Coach and Bike Fitter I am passionate about making athletes faster on the bike through training and their position on the bike. Not everybody is able to employ my services so I am often asked what’s the best book out there to help me become faster. I have been on numerous training …

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 …

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 …