Fuelling your rides…

Believe it or not, you can probably ride further than you think. For most of us our actual potential is often far beyond what we think it is, but what separates us from more seasoned riders often boils down to diet and determination. This week we had World Porridge Day, apparently. Perhaps this is the perfect time to talk about fuelling your rides. Porridge is often the go-to meal for many cyclists –even British Cycling has a recipe card for it. However, there are other strategies too. Now, as humans we really need two things out of our meals –protein and … Continue reading Fuelling your rides…

Hydration on the bike

Hydration at any time of year is vital for not just the enjoyment of your ride, but also your overall state of health. Many of us struggle to drink enough water during the day & often overlook just how vital adequate hydration is for everything else in your life. However, as the weather improves, the days get longer and the rides get longer, fluids start to play a far more critical role. Whilst out riding it is easy to get sidetracked and forget to take in fluids. If you spend a considerable time on busy or rough roads, rough trails … Continue reading Hydration on the bike