Bike packing has become a mainstream discipline of cycling in recent years, it has also become a new entry point for people joining the sport of cycling. Not a huge amount of gear is required and for most beginners strapping a bag to your road bike can be all you need for your first bike packing trip.
It’s been a year or so since your last ride, a few more years since regular training and it feels like a lifetime since you were at your peak. Your bike kit no longer fits and a few too many extra bulges are visible around the waist line. You finally decide now is the time to get back in the saddle. Is it that simple?
This new FB Group, Ride Train Race, is to help develop the Cycling Frothers community, we have a lot of cool ideas to bring to this group & we really want to share the froth, share the content we have, and to also answer some questions so we can all collectively learn.
After finishing up with Rapha FTP Training coach Angus “Buzzer” Burrell decided to take some time out and start an epic journey cycling through some of the more remote areas of the World. Coach Fenz was lucky enough to catch up with Angus when he visited his home in central France and sit down to discuss the trip and experiences so far.
1 Month down into 2019! How are you going with your New Years resolutions? This year is already full steam ahead & like many, you might be wondering where January went?! We’ve got something here that can help…
Well what an incredible haul of Aussie medals there was at the Commonwealth games this year. One of the last Gold medals was won by Steele Von Hoff in the men’s Road Race.
So the head frother of FTP training, Fenz, asked me to write a bit of a blog about the journey thus far for the two of us so here it goes…
As both an athlete and a coach I have faced the inevitable period in a season or during a training block when everything just seems to fall to pieces. The very best laid plan or the big goal you have been working towards for the past 6 months seems like it is suddenly just not going to happen. HOW DO WE GET BACK ON TRACK?
Over time I have noticed that many riders just don’t ride easy enough on their active recovery rides. Here are 4 ideas to try to help nail that ride and not go too hard.
Part 1 – The Rookie – The Hard Road From beginner to Champion – In thinking of stories to write that could inform and inspire riders like myself to succeed, I decided on my 6 year journey from D grade last place to MMAS3 National Champion of Champions.