Training blog

In the last article I talked you through how to perform a pre-ride safety check. Prevention is the key, and taking 3-5 min before the start of each ride to inspect your bicycle could save you from running into issues...
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Viime blogitekstissä kerroin, mille pyöräilyn harrastajan ruokavalion tulisi pääpiirteittään näyttää. Nyt on aika tsekata, millä tolalla sinun oma ruokavaliosi on. Valitse itsellesi sopiva päiväkirja Ruokavalion tarkastelu on paras aloittaa pitämällä ruokapäiväkirjaa, sillä pelkän mututuntuman avulla on vaikeaa muodostaa totuudenmukaista kuvaa...
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At some point, whether it’s during your training or the event itself you’re likely to experience a flat tire or small mechanical problem while you’re out riding. In the next two articles I’m going to go over how to perform...
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Many of you will have already planned to ride Saimaa Cycle Tour in a group. This is really recommended because over a long ride like this the group can become a real sanctuary for riders, helping them save valuable energy, offering some shelter from the elements, and giving them the chance to talk with other people.
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A sip of coffee tells the mind and the body that it’s time for action, whether we enjoy it in the morning of during the day before a mental of physical challenge. There are increasing numbers of performance-enhancing concoctions on the market these days, ranging from pills to gels and powders. Most often the important active ingredient in all is caffeine. However, coffee is still the most natural and the cheapest way to get that little kick.
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