Riding Home For Christmas: How Pros Approach The Festive Period

Maria David 11 Dec 2019 Riders reflect on their racing season and tell us how they spend Christmas Christmas is just around the corner and after team presentations and training camps riders can look forward to relaxing with their families before starting the next racing season. Apart from those hardy souls who race cyclocross over the Christmas holidays, many pro riders use the festive week to let their hair down just a little. Some liquid refreshments will be enjoyed – and we’re not talking energy drinks. There will be turkey, Christmas pudding, mince pies, chocolates, cheese... Even when there is celebrating, the pedals still keep turning, and the pros will be out on their bikes – whether it’s on long rides to see family, local social rides or even the Festive 500 . Team Sunweb 's Nicolas Roche and Canyon-Sram 's Alice and Hannah Barnes took time out of their ...

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