Blog Category: Training

Sharing The Adventure of Cycling
4 May 2017

Sharing The Adventure of Cycling

Over the last few years at Delucci Retreat, I’m seeing more couples riding together and sharing cycling adventures.

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IN: CycleTrainingFitness
Scooter Insurance Tips: Part One
28 November 2016

Scooter Insurance Tips: Part One

Probably due to the fact that we all hope never have to claim on a motor insurance policy, nobody really likes to pay for it.

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IN: ScooterInsuranceTraining
Cycle Training: Never judge a book by its cover
19 October 2016

Cycle Training: Never judge a book by its cover

By running an athlete training camp here in Portugal called Delucci Retreat I get to see all kinds of people.

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IN: CycleFitnessTraining
Triathlon Training Camps – The Benefits
7 September 2016

Triathlon Training Camps – The Benefits

For those who don’t already know I run a training camp in Portugal called the Delucci Retreat where I help people train for Triathlon, Cycling and Running events.

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IN: CycleFitnessTraining
Getting Recovery Right - Iron man to Duathlon in a week
18 May 2016

Getting Recovery Right - Iron man to Duathlon in a week

We can read all the magazines, ask various fellow athletes for advice, which of course are all important, but the key is to know how your body functions - only you truly know.

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IN: CycleTraining
Indoor Cycle Training Just Got Better
21 January 2016

Indoor Cycle Training Just Got Better

Like everything else at the moment cycling has evolved, and for those who like gadgets and training in the warmth of their own home during winter, things have taken a virtual leap forward.

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RoSPA Advanced Bike Test
16 October 2015

RoSPA Advanced Bike Test

Way back in 2003 I took part in my first bit of advanced bike training; it started with a BikeSafe course (a cost effective way to gain some knowledge and have your riding style analysed by the professionals).

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleSafetyTraining
Motorcycle Training – Part 4: Taking the test
25 August 2015

Motorcycle Training – Part 4: Taking the test

We looked at theory tests, booking and taking your CBT and motorcycle lessons in previous parts of this series and in this latest blog we will look at the final steps to obtaining your full motorcycle licence – the module 1 and 2 tests!The practical test is now split into 2 parts, the module 1 which takes place at an off road training centre and focuses on bike control and manoeuvring and module 2 which is a 30-40 minute road ride.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleTraining
125cc Motorcycles Perfect Learning Machines and Commuters
18 August 2015

125cc Motorcycles Perfect Learning Machines and Commuters

125cc Motorcycles for a lot of people are the machines where the passion for 2 wheels start.

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IN: MotorcycleScooterTrainingSafety
Motorcycle Training – Part 3: Larger Motorcycles
5 August 2015

Motorcycle Training – Part 3: Larger Motorcycles

In the last blog we looked at theory tests and compulsory basic training (CBT) here:

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IN: MotorcycleScooterTraining
Motorcycle Training - Part 2: The CBT
21 July 2015

Motorcycle Training - Part 2: The CBT

Finding a Training CentreLast time we went through obtaining a licence and booking and completing the motorcycle theory test (Part 1 can be found here:

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IN: MotorcycleTrainingScooter
Motorcycle Training - Part 1: Licence and Theory
6 July 2015

Motorcycle Training - Part 1: Licence and Theory

IntroductionWelcome to the first part in our new series of blogs on how to get into motorcycling.

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IN: MotorcycleScooterTraining
Getting on the road
14 May 2015

Getting on the road

If you want to simply drive a car we all know that at 17 you can take some lessons, pass a theory test then take a practical test and go thrashing off in your dads Ferrari.

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IN: ScooterMotorcycleTraining