Blog Category: Cycle
With the roads being wet and dirty this time of year grime and dirt sticks to your bike, this can damage the paint work on your frame and if not protected it can also effect the performance of your bikes component’s.
For this latest blog I have teamed up with Mark Inns, who like myself is also based in Portugal.
If you have read my
The Velodrome pursuit in aid of the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity has already got some top names attending including Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton and celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay — and now, 7-times Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy has also joined the event! It really is going to be a fantastic day.
In this blog I have been lucky enough to get some tops tips from none other than Ernie Feargrieve, whom for the past 19 years has worked for the British Cycling Team, where he is currently the head mechanic.
I have been lucky enough to be involved with British Cycling many times over the years and have seen how organised and precise everyone is to have everything ready for the riders when they begin their race.
Multi-sport coach & athlete Gary Blesson, based in Miranda do Corvo, Portugal has jumped on the saddle and joined the Velodrome Pursuit Events Committee to help raise funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.
When out riding on your own, or in a group, normally you all stop for a coffee and cake, all part of the ride, be it in the middle or at the end.
Never ridden a road bike before and lacking in confidence before taking to the road? Then I have a top tip to get you ready and confident for cycling on a full spec road bike.