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6 London Marathon blunders to avoid on the day

Hello London Marathon 2016 friends, This is the week where we all freak out and embrace a fun time of butterflies, excitement and abject terror all moulded into one. We're fidgeting about in the throes of restless taper as we await the day our training is put to the...
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5 cycling experiments in fuelling on a 100 mile sportive

A guest post from Abi Williams. "I recently participated in my debut cycling event – The Plymouth Gran Fondo. A 100 mile ride that took in sights across Dartmoor National Park and the Cornish coastline – all the while covering over 7000ft in elevation. The main reason...
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Rapha publishes revealing women’s cycling infographic

Rapha has published this awesome infographic to display the statistics of their global Women's 100km event a couple of weeks ago. They also gave a shout out to a group of women in Dubai who rode their 100km at night on a race track in order to avoid the desert’s 40°C...
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How I am preparing to cycle from London to Paris (320km) in one go this weekend

  This Saturday I am going to attempt to cycle London to Paris in 24 hours, the longest distance in my amateur cycling experience to date. I am joining an inaugural endurance challenge organised by Sophie Radcliffe that will see us cycling between two iconic...
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How to maintain your fitness in the lead up to Christmas

How to maintain your running and cycling fitness motivation with some light-hearted workouts during the lead up to Christmas. You've got no races booked until early next year, you're adjusting to the new darkness, Christmas drinks are getting locked into diaries, work...
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