Posts tagged "interview"

Matt Moran

Q&A: Peter Clarke trains for RideLondon-Surrey 100 on a Wattbike

Posted by Matt Moran on May 22, 2014

Give us some background on your cycling, when you started, what type of cycling you enjoy, how it has developed from when you first got on a bike? Peter Clarke: I started cycling many years ago. Like most rowers it supplemented my training but I was fairly naive about technique, bike handling or how to get the best performance on a bike. A few years… Read full post

Matt Moran

Being able to accurately measure my sessions definitely fires up my competitive side

Posted by Matt Moran on Jul 24, 2012

Today, we have a blog from Sky Draper, a really talented junior elite triathlete who has recently started to train on a Wattbike. You can tell from the blog below that Sky gets huge motivation from being able to accurately track performance data on the Wattbike. A naturally competitive person, Sky is now taking on both her Dad and her boyfriend during… Read full post

Matt Moran

Good Luck to Rebecca Romero in Ironman UK

Posted by Matt Moran on Jul 20, 2012

Today's blog features a lengthy two-part interview we did earlier this year with Olympic Champion, Rebecca Romero. She's about to embark on her very first Ironman triathlon at Ironman UK. Rebecca is no longer a full-time and only dipped her toes into the world of triathlon this year but put in a fantastic performance at Mallorca 70.3 which she… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Steve Trew Interview: I love the feedback

Posted by Alex Skelton on Jul 17, 2012

Back in April of this year (let’s call it the Summer of 2012 shall we?) we visited well-known triathlon coach and TV commentator Steve Trew to get his thoughts on the development of training for sports such as swimming, cycling and running. Having had knee surgery himself, Steve has been training on a Wattbike and has found it to be the perfect… Read full post

Matt Moran

Will Carling on cycling, training and the RBS 6 Nations

Posted by Matt Moran on Feb 02, 2012

Last week I met up with Will Carling, the former England rugby union captain. He captained the national side 72 times and led the team to victory in four 5 Nations Championships (as it was known before Italy were introduced), whilst also taking the 1991 group of players to the World Cup Final. Since retiring Will has been cycling as a way to keep fit,… Read full post

Matt Moran Coming back stronger with Wattbike

Coming back stronger with Wattbike

Posted by Matt Moran on Jan 27, 2012

Elite XC mountain biker Oli Beckingsale was having a great season in 2011 until he had an accident in a World Cup race in Czech Republic. It's the kind of crash that Oli's had hundreds of times throughout his career, except this time he came away with a serious injury. In the video below, Oli takes us back to the day of the crash, his immediate… Read full post

Alex Skelton Peter Keen tells the story of the Wattbike - Extended Interview

Peter Keen tells the story of the Wattbike - Extended Interview

Posted by Alex Skelton on Jan 23, 2012

Many of you involved in sport will recognise the name of Peter Keen as Director of Performance at UK Sport, the body which ensures that investment in sport in the UK is targeted at the right areas to deliver winners at the highest level; essentially we're talking about creating and supporting World and Olympic champions. He is also credited as the… Read full post

Ben Addison

The Wattbike has been excruciatingly helpful in preparation for the Alps!

Posted by Ben Addison on Jan 21, 2012

It's always nice to catch up with people who have been training on Wattbike for a couple of years so we thought we'd share an update from former rugby union England international and London Wasps player Damian Hopley. Damian currently heads up the Rugby Players Association, the body which protects the interests of professional rugby players… Read full post

Matt Moran James Fletcher on technique, endurance and life as a GB Age Group Triathlete

James Fletcher on technique, endurance and life as a GB Age Group Triathlete

Posted by Matt Moran on Jan 18, 2012

As 2011 came to a close we managed to grab a few minutes with Vivelo–Inverse CyClaim RT and GB Age Group triathlete James Fletcher to hear about how his 2011 season had gone and what his plans were for 2012. He also gave us some insight into how he is structuring his training on the Wattbike and combining that with outdoor road cycling sessions.… Read full post

Matt Moran RG Active visit to the Wattbike Science Lab

RG Active visit to the Wattbike Science Lab

Posted by Matt Moran on Jan 18, 2012

It was a pleasure to have John Brame and Marsha El Hage of RG Active coaching up to the Wattbike Science Lab recently, they'd made the trip up from London to understand how they could deliver an even better training experience for their clients, through using the Wattbike. With a very impressive background in competition and coaching, the RG Active… Read full post