Preparing for your first cycling race

Preparing for your first cycling race

Michael Donlevy 19 Jun 2018 If you want to take part in a competitive bike race, and we don't mean a sportive, here's the Cyclist guide on how to do just that The nerves are jangling and you have a slightly sick feeling in the pit of your stomach. You’re about to take part in your first race. The problem is it’s still a week away, so what on earth are you going to be like on the big day? Don’t panic. Our experts can guide you through the build-up and offer advice on what you should be doing the week before and on the day of the race, during the race itself and once you’ve crossed the finish line to ensure the experience is as enjoyable – and successful – as possible. The week before the race The fact is you can’t get fitter in a week, so you ...

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