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Fitness training as Spring arrives.

Fitness training as Spring arrives is easy because the weather is warming up.  Great news because it's almost time to get my bike back on the road. I was preparing to go out recently and my daughter asked me why I wear a little cap under my cycling helmet when I ride my bike...

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Re-thinking sports injuries.

If you love keeping fit, then at some point in your life you will probably experience injury. Over the years of playing rugby, cycling and just maintaining my overall fitness I have experienced many sports injuries...

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The joy of Christmas

I'm at a loss. I don’t understand what happened. My wife opened her present on Christmas day with the look of anticipation you only normally see on an expectant child who had been through the commercial hype leading to the big day itself...

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Cold weather solutions

I woke at 5am thinking about cycling. Sunday is a great day for an early morning ride and my wife and daughter had plans that definitely did not require me. The only problem I could foresee was the time of year...

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Are you in the right gear?

Last week, I wrote about bicycle saddles yet I’m probably more often asked about gears. Apparently, gears are as big a conundrum as the saddle. If you're worried about gears then the  simple solution would be to get a bike without any gears at all...

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Are you sitting comfortably?

I love cycling and recommend it to everyone trying to get fit. The most common objection I get is “what about those saddles”. Everyone who has tried cycling and given up only to remember their painful saddle experience...

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