Ride Harder

Everything you need to be faster on the bike

Welcome to Ride Harder

What We Do

Bike Fitting

Retul Bike Fitting

Fully qualified Retul bike fitting service, combining latest technology and years of knowledge and experience to achieve the ultimate efficient and comfortable riding position.


Bike Coaching

One to One coaching for all cycling disciplines and triathlon, Helping you achieve your goals with customised training plans and regular feedback. Level 2 Training Peaks Coach.

Training Plans

Cycle Training Plans

An extensive library of training plans for multiple goals including general fitness, event specific and seasonal. All available on Training Peaks and Zwift.

The Academy

Ride Harder Cycling Academy

Our bi-yearly academy is a 16 week plan aimed at improving all-round cycling fitness and ability. Facebook groups, strength & conditioning and mobility programmes.

About Me

I am the founder of Ride Harder, which has improved the comfort, and performance of hundreds of riders. My group-coaching programme has educated riders of all abilities with many moving onto my individual coaching services. I am passionate about making riders faster on the bike from whatever level they are starting from.

James Walsgrove
Head Coach
Retul Bike Fitting
Training Peaks Certified Coach
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