It’s summer, but it’s not really summer. Yes, the sun is high and warm, but we simply can’t enjoy it in the way that we want to. Our writers were supposed to be competing in and writing about the legendary Trans Alp mountain bike race this year – but covid travel restrictions put paid to it.
Summer cycling can hit and miss due to the unexpected weather. Thankfully Elite have developed interactive trainers like the TUO that aren’t too concerned about the rain. Using the Elite ‘My E-Training’ app with the TUO, you can cycle around the world when heavy sorms and showers stop your outside fun.
Training for 2 disciplines back to back – brick training. It’stough but worthwhile, and triathlon coach Nadezhda guides you through the process with this great article.
The dainty cycling shorts from dynamic young brand DS Pro are designed just for women, like everything from this stylish company. They’re the newest and hottest trends in town and look fantastic.
As we get older,it seems to take longer to get over injury issues and back to training. I eat a healthy diet and I look after myself; but now I find myself looking for something else to help get back to training quicker and stay fresh for longer. Step in TRR Nutrition.
It gives me great pleasure to ride a bike in the forest, to hear the birds chirping, to enjoy the landscapes and to see other creatures which live in the wilderness.
Thankfully, we have lots of wild and remote and very beautiful paces here in Transylvania and Romania. It’s very important to treat nature as if it were our home; to keep it clean, to take care of it and not to exploit it.
As we reach the middle of the year, Larisa and Robert write about how their use of the Elite interactive trainers has prepared them and ensured that they’ve got early season smiles on the long cycling miles.
Here’s the first of a series of healthy recipes from our Health & Fitness editor Nadezhda. It’ll get you firing on all cylinders and performing at your best all day long. Nutrition is a key element of any training plan, and these recipes from Nadezhda will help you to create your own nutrition routine.
It’s time to look at skinsuits, with the new Floral Bliss design by ladies only brand, DS Pro. This high end performance brand from Florida design kit that makes you look as good as you feel. Read Nadezhda’s thoughts on this body hugging cycling suit.
A time trial is racing at its most basic level, with just you, your bike, and the time to contend with. It tests the cyclist’s and machine’s ability against the clock.
A time trial bicycle (TT bike) has a shorter wheelbase, more aerodynamic, places the rider nearer towards the front of the bike in aero position. Besides, it can have solid disk wheels. It comes with some complexity and you need to know the tricks to ride a faster time trial.