Tag Archives: Sportive

Etape du Tour 2015

Etape du Tour Training Webinar

Training for Etape du Tour 2015? Bit worried about the climbing? Want to start your training plan? Join Brevet Coach Tom Eeles for a FREE webinar and interactive Q&A workshop that will help you plan your Etape du Tour training. Register for Free Now Thursday, December 4th, 2014 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT – THURSDAY REGISTER […]

Maratona dles Dolomites 2015

Maratona dles Dolomites 2015

We are now sold out for the 2014 Maratona dles Dolomites and we are accepting bookings for Maratona dles Dolomites 2015 now. The Maratona dles Dolomites is Italy’s most beautiful cycling sportive and it’s 9,000 places sell out in seconds every year. Brevet are an official Tour Operator for the 2015 Maratona dles Dolomites and have […]

Sportive Nutrition Tips

Sportive Nutrition and Hydration

The number one rule of sportive nutrition is to not experiment with eating and drinking anything new during the week before a sportive. The sportive nutrition tips below apply equally to normal training weeks and training rides so if you haven’t tested nutrition and hydration yet, test new food and drink combinations now and get into […]

Rest and Recovery for Cyclists

Rest and Recovery for Cyclists

The importance of rest and recovery for cyclists can not be over stressed, combined with following the guidelines for proper nutrition for cyclists, it could be the crucial difference in your training plan. In the Principles of Cycling Training we cover the training principle of “overcompensation” discussing how the body rebuilds itself and gets fitter […]

do bike boxes work

Do Bike Boxes Work?

Do bike boxes work? Short answer? Yes! Longer answer; it depends which one you use and how you use them. At Brevet we recommend the Bike Box Alan bike box that you can buy direct through our Partners Bike Box Alan or hire at Bike Box Online. How to Choose a Bike Box That Works […]

Cycling Training Tips | Brevet

Cycling Training Tips

Here on the Brevet Blog we regularly publish cycling training tips to help our guests train for their cycling holiday and arrive in the Alps in the best possible shape. We have collected together some of our most popular cycling training tips to help you get fitter, faster and stronger: Cycling Training Tips: Nutrition Eating […]

Cycling Recovery

Cycling Recovery

The importance of cycling recovery is underestimated. We asked Brevet soigneur Lydia Durkin to talk us through effective cycling recovery techniques. Over to you Lydia. Cycling Recovery – What’s it all about? If you are experiencing heavy, aching, fatigued muscles a day or two after a race or breakthrough training session you may need to […]

Tour Report - Alpenbrevet 2013

Tour Report: Alpenbrevet 2013

The challenge of completing the Alpenbrevet 2013 attracted riders from Australia, America, Denmark and the UK to the Swiss Alps to take on the toughest one cycling event in Europe on our unique Alpenbrevet Cycling Holiday. Our Tour Report looks back on a great week from the perspective of our Guides, if you are thinking of […]

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 […]

2014 Cycling Holidays Waiting List | Brevet Alpine Cycling Adventures

Cycling Holidays 2014

Our 2014 cycling holidays are now open for booking! Cycling Holidays 2014 May: Cyclotour du Léman June: Italian Dolomites Training Camp July: Maratona dles Dolomites July: Granfondo Gottardo August: Randonnée Alpes Suisse August: Alpenbrevet August: Gruyère Cycling Tour You can also keep up to date with our holiday news and training tips by subscribing to our monthly newsletter or by following us […]

Tour Report - Granfondo Gottardo 2013

Tour Report: Granfondo Gottardo 2013

The Granfondo Gottardo is known as one of the most unique and challenging sportives in the Alps and Granfondo Gottardo 2013 was testament to that! Our Tour Report looks back on a great week from the perspective of our Guides, if you are thinking of joining us for the Granfondo Gottardo then you should check […]

Cycling Weekly | Granfondo Gottardo Review

Cycling Weekly Review Granfondo Gottardo

Brevet Featured in Cycling Weekly The UK’s most read cycling magazine, Cycling Weekly, were hosted by Brevet last summer and have now let out Europe’s best kept sportive secret in the Cycling Weekly Granfondo Gottardo review. Cycling Weekly Cycling Weekly Granfondo Gottardo Review Hannah Reynolds, the Fitness Editor for Cycling Weekly, stayed with Brevet in 2012 using the Swiss Alps […]