The Bowland Badass, whilst starting in the quiet village of Garstang, is an epic 167 mile road cycling route in Lancashire and Yorkshire, with a series of epic and tough climbs. It was run as a sportive, and we’ve included the route here, so that you can ride it yourself at any time, either in a one day adventure, or as a cycle tour over a weekend.
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Telegraph Hill in London is a secret viewpoint with one of the very best views over the city. Take a cycle ride from Central London, along the Southbank to this amazing small park.
It’s time to ride. The air outside is cool and a slight dampness hangs as the sun is still warming the earth. Fixing the bottles into the cages, I clip the pedals and place the gloved palms of my hands onto the bars.
It is possible to find country lane road cycling routes in Sussex and London. The classic Ditchling Beacon road cycling climb is an example, cycling from Balcombe to Brighton.
Not the first time I went down, but this road rush is definitely the worst one. #shithappens But look at my butt and my @oliverotto_ my bib didn’t even got damaged!!! Amazing.
It’s not only the pros that take falls and suffer road rash, with layers of skin torn. The only difference is that they have a medic leaning out of a car and treating their injury as they continue to ride!
There is a lot to think about in triathlon for beginners, three sports to master, the fitness levels needed to finish a race, the mental pressure and so on. However, equipment is also important, and while the right swimwear and running shoes are crucial, the biggest investment for most new to triathlon is the bike.
For triathlon athletes, everything matters and can have a significant impact on overall performance. Not just training and mindset, but equipment too, and an important part of that is the triathlon suit itself, as it is worn throughout the entire event.
It’s critical as an athlete to stay hydrated, and also to know what to drink when,if you’re to maximise your performance. Nadezhda gives some useful advice to guide you in your training and nutrition plan
Triathlon training gives you an opportunity to look at the possible things that might go wrong on race day. Nadezhda talks through this for you…