Posts tagged "events"

Matt Moran

The 3 Minute Challenge

Posted by Matt Moran on Jan 23, 2013

Over the last few days at Wattbike HQ there's been plenty of discussion about getting stuck into our training plans for the coming year. We've got diverse targets across the team in 2013 so are following different programmes, but one thing we all have in common is the need to establish some benchmark figures for our fitness. And this is where… Read full post

Matt Moran

Wattbike at Alpine Challenge - pre event rides

Posted by Matt Moran on Sep 07, 2011

So we've been in the Alps in Annecy for 2 days, within 30 mins of arriving we'd been coerced into a ride with Sven, the organiser of the Alpine Challenge. He took us around Lake Annecy which has to be one of the most stunning rides I've ever done. A great loop on a traffic-free cycle path for half of the ride and a great fast road back into Annecy (except… Read full post

Matt Moran

Alpine Challenge here we come!

Posted by Matt Moran on Sep 05, 2011

I had some great feedback via Twitter and Facebook about restarting my training plan and feel really motivated about getting stuck into it. I had planned to do the 3 minutes aerobic test last week to work out my power training zones until my colleagues at Wattbike decided they had other plans for me. When the email asking me to go to the Alpine Challenge… Read full post

Matt Moran Ever ridden a Wattbike in front of 26,000 people?

Ever ridden a Wattbike in front of 26,000 people?

Posted in Events by Matt Moran on May 12, 2011

Ipswich Town Football Club recently teamed up with Ipswich Borough Council and British Cycling to encourage supporters to 'Ride to the Match' for the Championship home game against Crystal Palace. Fans were offered a range of incentives to encourage them to cycle to the match including free match tickets and the chance to take part in a Wattbike challenge.… Read full post

Matt Moran Let’s talk Wattbike

Let’s talk Wattbike

Posted by Matt Moran on Apr 18, 2011

You’re going to be hearing a lot more about what we’re getting up to at Wattbike over the next few months, here on our blog and through our social media channels. We're really keen to hear about your Wattbike experiences too so that we can share them with others. You’ll find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr, so go ahead and Like/Follow/Subscribe… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Wattbikes at Sportive Pulse 2011

Posted in Events by Alex Skelton on Feb 28, 2011

Sunday 13th March 2011 will see the Wattbikes making an appearance at the Sportive Pulse 2011. The event will be run from Duncton on the South Downs to give sportive riders a pre season boost with the opportunity to ride two separate courses encompassing everything a rider needs for some tailored preparation for the 2011 season. The two rides, a 50km… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Today’s IG Markets Square Mile Challenge

Posted in Events by Alex Skelton on Nov 26, 2010

If you were following our live tweets from the IG Markets Square Mile Challenge held today in London’s Broadgate, you’ll know everything was going as expected until about 1.00pm. The four Team Sky riders were doing a great job of taking on all-comers and keeping the crowd entertained. They even took it on the chin when the amateurs managed to get… Read full post

Alex Skelton

City poised to take on Olympic Champions - IG Markets Square Mile Cycle Challenge

Posted in Events by Alex Skelton on Nov 24, 2010

IG Markets, the leading provider of Contracts for Difference, will be throwing down the gauntlet for City workers on Friday 26th November by offering the opportunity to race head-to-head against Olympic Gold medal winning cyclists. Bradley Wiggins, Geraint Thomas and Ben Swift from the Team Sky professional cycling team will be at Broadgate Circle,… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Wattbike Event at Deansgate Evans Cycles

Posted in Events by Alex Skelton on Nov 10, 2010

Stretford Leisure Centre will be taking their Wattbikes down to the Deansgate Evans Cycles for an open day on Saturday 20th November. They will be using the Wattbikes to introduce pedalling technique, and do peak power tests, 1k sprints and 1k climb races. If you are in the area, or want to try a Wattbike then they will open from 9am to 4pm. For more… Read full post

Alex Skelton

The original Wattbike League returns for 2010/11

Posted in Events by Alex Skelton on Nov 04, 2010

The Lichfield Wattbike League starts again this week, and as always expect to see a huge take up from local cyclists and fitness enthusiasts, but don't let that put you off. They are very welcoming, put your entry in, and pop down to Lichfield to see what the racing is all about. You can find out more at their website at www.lichfielddc.gov.uk/wattbikes Read full post