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How to Ride in a Group

How to Ride in a Group

Learning how to ride in a group and using pace lines is a key skill to learn as you develop as a cyclist. Being able to ride safely in group opens up the door to longer rides with your local cycling club and can help you to feel more confident in your safety in a […]

Cycling Holiday Tips

Cycling Holiday Tips

Here are some of the top questions we get asked and the advice that we give in the final weeks before your Alpine Cycling Adventure with Brevet starts: Q: How should I pace myself up the climbs? A: It is key to understand what your lactate threshold is and to try and ride below that […]

How to Descend on a Bike

How to Descend on a Bike

Taking the time to learn the skills and techniques of how to descend on a bike is a great advantage if you are taking on a sportive in the Alps. Whilst most people worry about keeping up with mates on the climbs, just by focussing on acquiring descending skills in your training sessions you can […]

Cycling Threshold Test

Cycling Threshold Test

Your FTP or Functional Threshold Power is an important number to know if you want to improve your cycling fitness, this simple cycling threshold test will help you determine your FTP. What is FTP? There are whole books written about FTP (Training and Racing with a Power Meter). Put simply it is an important threshold […]

Cycling Climbing Training Tips

Cycling Climbing Training Tips

Cycling Climbing Training – How to Climb Hills Better Cycling climbing training is often one of the areas cyclists avoid when considering their cycling training plan. However by including regular cycling climbing training sessions into your cycling training schedule you can soon turn a weakness into a strength and source of confidence. (more…)

Cycling Training Plan

Cycling Training Plan

If you are not already following a cycling training plan with specific goals then now is the time to start planning. Scientist Dr Garry Palmer from Sportstest takes us through how to approach creating your cycling training plan. Over to you Dr Palmer: Do I Need a Cycling Training Plan? Although there is no magic […]

DigDeep Coaching Sufferfest Training Plan

Sufferfest Training Plan Reviewed and Rated

Fans of the The Sufferfest have long been (literally) crying out for a training plan that includes both high intensity indoor workouts and longer outdoor endurance workouts. The art of training is in knowing how to blend intensity, duration and recovery to maximise the adaption your body makes to the training stress you place on it. Now The Sufferfest have […]

Choosing a Cycling Training Camp

British Cycling has taken the world by storm recently and underpinning their success is a relentless focus on improving performance at each cycling training camp. British Cycling Insight Zone Tips for Choosing a Cycling Training Camp Here’s some top tips from British Cycling on choosing the right cycling training camp for your goals: For more training tips and nutrition […]

Cycling Nutrition Tips: Go Nuts

Cycling Nutrition Tips: Go Nuts

We continue our Cycling Nutrition Tips series as Team Sky sports nutritionist Nigel Mitchell talks us through why you should be adding nuts and seeds to your breakfast. Nutritional Benefits Seeds are high in fiber, vitamin E, monounsaturated fats, protein, iron, folic acid and zinc whilst goji berries contain all essential amino acids, have the […]

Brevet is now an official TrainingPeaks Advocate

TrainingPeaks select Brevet as an Official Advocate

We are proud to announce that Brevet has been selected as an Official TrainingPeaks Advocate. TrainingPeaks are the providers of world leading training and nutrition management software that helps aspiring amateurs plan their training with the same ease of use and attention to detail as a Tour de France winner: Bradley Wiggins, 2012 Tour de […]

Feed Zone Cookbook

Book Review: Feed Zone Cookbook by Chef Biju and Dr. Lim

The Feed Zone Cookbook by Chef Biju and Dr. Lim deserves a place on the kitchen shelf in any endurance athletes kitchen. It’s packed with quick, easy and nutritious recipes to fuel you before you train and during the critical post exercise recovery phase. The Feed Zone Cookbook also features excellent recipes for portables that you can […]

In our Bike Fit Guide Ben Hallam, head of Bespoke Cycling's Bike Fit Studio, explains what you should be looking for when choosing a bike fitting service.

Bike Fit Guide

The science of cycling has pushed forwarded at a rapid rate in the last 15 years. One area that has been the focus of a lot of research is cycling position. This has lead to an explosion of bike fitting studios. Sports Rehabilitator Ben Hallam, head of Bespoke Cycling’s Fitting Studio, explains why you should […]

Racing Weight by Matt Fitzgerald is essential riding for cyclists who want to reduce fat and increase lean muscle without compromising power | Book Review

Book Review: Racing Weight by Matt Fitzgerald

Racing Weight by Matt Fitzgerald is essential reading for cyclists who want to reduce fat and increase lean muscle without compromising power. The best selling Racing Weight book goes into a lot of detail to dispel many myths surrounding how to diet and train effectively for endurance sports. If you’re the sort of person who needs […]

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Sufferfest Partnership

We’re delighted to announce our latest partnership is with The Sufferfest, legendary creators of the world’s best cycling training videos. Sufferfest cycling training videos are downloadable to your computer, tablet or phone and allow you to train effectively indoors on a turbo trainer or using rollers. Behind all the motivational humour and excellent community spirit […]