To join or not to join... that is the question
To join or not to join... that is the question. At any club you’ll be meeting men and women from all different walks of life, but despite their unusual appearance in tight clothing and clip-clop shoes they probably have more in common than you would think.
From Aspiring to Athlete; the path less publicised. How to turn a hobby into a profession.
‘I’m a cyclist’. Keen cyclist, athlete, aspiring athlete, professional athlete, recreational rider, weekend warrior.
All terms we have heard before. If someone was to ask you what type of rider you are, what would you say? When someone asks you what you do for a living, what do you say?
The Crucial Element: Support From Partners
I ride my bike a lot. Not 'pro-level-a-lot', but 300 kilometres a week. I think is a fair bit for a bloke with a full-time job, and a family with 2 small kids under 5.
It takes a shed-tonne of planning, and a solid association with the discipline fairy to make that volume work.
Tyres - Choose your Clincher
We've been talking with Rapha Cycle Club rider Aaron DeBono about tyres. He's passionate about tyres and getting riders on the right tyre for the right conditions.
Today we are having a look at the most popular category of tyres. Clinchers. You'll find them on most recreational cyclist's wheels and many weekend racers use them to. They are simple to use, quick to change and relatively inexpensive.