Jon Urry

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Tacx NEO Smart turbo trainer could redefine genre

<b>No, Tacx hasn’t managed to make riding your bike indoors fun but its new NEO Smart turbo trainer does look like it’ll make the experience a lot less</b> …

How to pack your road bike for a trip abroad

Your cycling holiday's booked and you're counting down the days until you can jet off. The tricky part you're probably most worried about is taking …

10 steps to becoming a fitter, faster, better cyclist

If you want to be the best, it usually pays to listen to others who are at the top of their game. <i>BikeRadar</i> spoke to some of the top figures in …

6 hardcore training sessions to take your cycling to the next level

Former pro cyclist Greg LeMond summed up cycling progress succinctly: "It never gets easier, you just go faster." What he meant was that all the hard …

11 barnstorming training tips for sportives

Sportives are among the most exciting and satisfying events to take part in on two wheels. They’re also extremely demanding. Get it right and your …

8 stretches to improve your flexibility and cycling performance

Cyclists, especially those training regularly, may be renowned for their supreme cardiovascular fitness, phenomenal power output and colossal thighs, …

11 common diet mistakes to avoid while training

Many cyclists don’t understand what a huge part their diets play in their training and racing. It’s a cliché, but when it comes to sports you are …

One Day of Core a Week Is All You Need

Something is better than nothing. We’ve all said it. But when it comes to exercise—especially strength training—few of us actually believe it. Now a study published in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness provides evidence that even a little core training—once a week to be exact—may …

29 inspirational cycling quotes

It's amazing what people can come up with while on two wheels.<p>30 great benefits of cycling<br>• How does a bike stay upright?<br>• 20 signs that you're an …

Top five road cycling Instagram feeds

<b>Many cyclists like to share their bike-based exploits via photography, and Instagram is one of the fastest growing tools for doing just that.</b><p>Beyond …

Detraining: The truth about losing fitness

So long as you train, you can maintain and (hopefully) build your fitness levels. However, stop training and your fitness levels will steadily …

Six essential spring cycling accessories

Goldilocks principle<p><b>Spring is a tricky time to dress as a cyclist. Changeable weather conditions - with wind, rain and sun seemingly forever on the</b> …

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How to refuel properly to improve cycling performance

Most of us finish a ride tired, but not everyone is hungry after training – making it easy to miss out on crucial refuelling. Eating the right food …

Five ways to simplify your cycling training

Training for our beloved sport of cycling has become more complex at a staggering rate. Watts per kilogram, chronic training load, micro intervals, …

How to make the most of… a turbo trainer session

The dreaded turbo...<p><b>There’s no way around it. If you want to get a good number of hours in during the cold and dark winter months, you will most</b> …

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Make your own energy bars

<b>Granola bars are a great blend of fruit and nuts held together in a tasty, chewy package that will travel well in your day bag or jersey pocket.</b><p>The …

The right tools for the job: building an affordable home workshop

Okay so, I'm starting with a hypothetical situation in which I have a modest budget to spend and an empty toolbox (or wall, or bag). What tools would …

How to make your own energy drinks

Sports drinks are an effective way to stay hydrated and fuelled while on the bike, but they also cost money for that ready-made convenience. Sports …

Today’s Plan: training and analytics tailored to your event and daily schedule

Today’s Plan is a relatively young Australian software startup that launched at the beginning of 2015. The online platform seeks to bring the …