The aftermath – How cyclists actually recover post-ride

The suffering is over. Many hard miles logged, metres climbed. You’re so tired you’re unsure of your own name. After a hard ride there’s only one thing on your mind. It’s not stretching. Or active recovery, or even your ‘nutrition strategy’ otherwise known as eating. No. Get me off this bike, you think. Now. Minute […]

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An ode to cycling in Regent’s Park

So long Regent’s Park, circle of madness, of pain, of random chaingangs, of reliable winter cycling. You have been my outdoor indoor trainer for almost five months now, looping around, huffing and puffing lap after lap. Counterclockwise of course, for I have never ridden this popular 2.77 mile cycle route clockwise. That would be just […]

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