Let’s talk about your FTP
29 Dec

Let’s talk about your FTP

29th December 2017 Read More

Let’s talk about your FTP

By James Walsgrove

Let’s Talk About Your FTP ! No matter if you’ve new to cycling or been cycling for years I’m sure you’ve heard people talk about FTP but what does it mean? Functional Threshold Power is effectively the maximum power you can sustain for an hour. Knowing your FTP is seen as a key factor for …

How to make the most of your commute….
22 Nov

How to make the most of your commute….

22nd November 2017 Read More

How to make the most of your commute….

By James Walsgrove

For most of us, it’s winter, and that means shorter days and generally less desirable weather. With less daylight hours, it can feel even tougher to juggle everything and if you are like most people then you will probably struggle to get all your weekly training completed. It’s tough enough trying to get it done …

Aero testing with Joe Skipper
9 Oct

Aero testing with Joe Skipper

9th October 2017 Read More

Aero testing with Joe Skipper

By James Walsgrove

Being aero is one of the biggest factors to going fast when on the bike as long as power is not compromised. This is hard to monitor with many other external factors but riding on the track eliminates them and allows you to compare different positions.  I got invited to Derby Velodrome with Joe to …

Test your fitness for Swim, Bike and Run
11 Oct

Test your fitness for Swim, Bike and Run

11th October 2016 Read More

Test your fitness for Swim, Bike and Run

By James Walsgrove

It is important to regularly test your fitness to monitor your improvements and also provide information about your strength & weaknesses so your training plan can be adapted. The follow tests are great to do at the start of any training plan and serve as a baseline for your training zones/pace. Swim The measurement used …

5 simple tips to ride your fastest Time Trial
6 Sep

5 simple tips to ride your fastest Time Trial

6th September 2016 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 …