There's a reason that caffeine has been on the WADA monitored substance list for many years. Though it would be impossible to ban the mainstream drug, it's effects are evident. There are plenty of myths floating around involving your...
It's that time of year where although the days are getting lighter - the winter is beginning to set in. Icy mornings & cold night commutes - often you can finish a ride without being able to feel your...
In any sport it's likely that through your career you'll make a mistake or two. It's all part of the process of learning. Although making too many too often can ruin the consistency of training and start to have...
Whether you've never even heard of Strava but are now thinking of joining the sporting social site - or you use it to record every single breath, you'll be able to get something out of our top tips. With 16...

Do You Bed Your Brakes In?

So you have replaced your disc pads, got some new brakes and rotors, or even a new bike, do you throw your leg over and go for it? or do you "bed in" your brakes? DISC BRAKE RACE BIKES. Bedding in...
It's the time of year where resolutions have been made, events are being picked and you're considering going long. Whether it's your first ever long distance ride - or you do them regularly and have just decided to step...
So you have had a cross bike and decided to give a cyclocross race ago, for many local riders the Macclesfield Wheelers Supacross is often their first race due to its locality. Before the race I always like to wear...

Bike to Work Myths Busted.

Whether you've been riding your bike to work for years, or you're new on the commuting scene - you'll begin to hear the same old myths day in day out. People trying to talk you out of it, quizzing...
It's that time of year, the days get shorter, the mornings get colder and there's always a chance of rain on the horizon. It's so easy to jump in the car and change your ride for a different form...

How to Make Time to Ride

Many of us struggle to find time to get out and ride, with weekends often being filled up with family or friends & weekdays just being work work work. Sometimes it's just as important to get away from the...