Posts tagged "road+cycling"

Matt Moran

L’Etape du Tour 2014 was truly tough and epic

Posted by Matt Moran 19 hours ago

We're always keen to hear how people have got on when they have been training hard for an event. One day on the bike that many aim for is to complete the l'Etape du Tour which allows amateur cyclists to ride a stage of the Tour de France on closed roads just a few days before the pro riders tackle the course. Dermot has already written for us… Read full post

Matt Moran

James Golding - Distance over Time- Video

Posted by Matt Moran about 2 weeks ago

Distance Over Time from SpindleProductions on Vimeo. Sit back and relax for the next 10 minutes as you're taken on a journey of courage with the extraordinary James Golding. Earlier this year James attempted to break the world record for distance covered in 7 days. We supported James in his journey (and continue to do so) with a Wattbike to help… Read full post

Matt Moran

Win with Wattbike at the Tour de France

Posted by Matt Moran on Jul 03, 2014

So you think the Tour de France is all about the cyclists?…not true. Those of you who have seen the Tour de France first hand will already know about the amazing spectacle that is the Caravane. Those heading to Yorkshire this weekend or London on Monday to witness the world’s greatest sporting event for the first time will not want to miss… Read full post

Matt Moran

HotChillee’s Dunkerque-Roubaix: I just love riding my bike

Posted by Matt Moran on May 07, 2014

(All images courtesy of Joolze Dymond) As fans of pro cycling we’re blessed with the ability to just jump on our bikes and ride the roads that have created such a rich history for the sport. I’ve been fortunate enough to ride all of the major climbs you see on the Tour de France and taken in the closed circuit in Paris, including the Champs… Read full post

Matt Moran

Ride for a Reason aims to break World Record

Posted by Matt Moran on Apr 10, 2014

This Saturday (12th April) James Golding will begin his attempt to take the 7 day cycling distance World Record and raise lots of money for a charity close to his heart, Macmillan Cancer Support. We've told James' story on the Blog previously but it's worth recounting that 5 years ago to the day on Saturday, he walked out of hospital having… Read full post

Matt Moran

Cycling Plus: Wattbike Winter Boot Camp 1

Posted by Matt Moran on Apr 01, 2014

Over the winter we worked with Cycling Plus magazine to put out some articles around winter training. These contain some great example training plans and tips from Wattbike's own physio Eddie Fletcher. Click here for the first article from Cycling Plus where the magazine's Mark Robinson - who had been off the bike for months - begins his journey… Read full post

Alex Skelton

Wattbike Ambassador Matt Bottrill takes his first win of season

Posted by Alex Skelton on Mar 28, 2014

Regular readers of the blog will know that cyclist Matt Bottrill has been on board as a Wattbike Ambassador since late last year and has been incorporating it into his training. Matt won the 2013 National Time Trial series and his good form has continued into 2014, taking first place in the opening 25.5 mile TT held in Finchingfield in Essex. Lining… Read full post

Richard Baker

Dunkerque-Roubaix Training Tips

Posted by Richard Baker on Mar 25, 2014

Members of the HotChillee community are entitled to the 0% Finance option when purchasing a Wattbike in addition to receiving a FREE Training Day with a Wattbike Sport Scientist worth c. £300 covering bike fit, setting personal power and heart rate training zones, pedalling technique and much more. More details here. Ask any serious cycling fan… Read full post

Ben Addison

A Wattbike made for two

Posted by Ben Addison on Mar 19, 2014

We've looked at lots of professional athletes using a Wattbike across a wide range of sports recently on the blog but the benefits of training on a Wattbike are as equally applicable to the rest of us so today we take a look at Dermot and Liz who are both using their Wattbike to train for some big challenges in 2014. As relative newcomers to cycling… Read full post

Matt Moran

Rolling Dynamics: Wattbike studio coming to an event near you

Posted by Matt Moran on Mar 14, 2014

We always like to hear about people who bring something new to the cycling events scene. Step forward Rolling Dynamics (rD) who, in addition to their much anticipated Indoor Performance Classes, will be providing a fleet of Wattbikes and a coach-led warm-up for sportive riders at mass participation cycling events. Today sees the launch by co-owners… Read full post