Posts tagged "road+cycling"

Richard Baker

Smart Riders. Smart Training. Great Results.

Posted by Richard Baker about 2 weeks ago

This video from Cycle Studio in Balgowlah Heights, Sydney, really hits the nail on the head when it comes to training on a Wattbike in a studio. No gimmicks, no disco lights and no press-ups, just a real cycling experience indoors. Every rider is training at the right intensity based on their own personal fitness so is getting the perfect workout. The… Read full post

Matt Moran

Bike history none but a Wattbike addict was born

Posted by Matt Moran about 3 weeks ago

Guest blog by Ruth Ward Well some say I was crazy but a friend had mentioned something about a bike sportive called La Marmotte and if I wanted to do it I should sign up quickly or there would be no spaces left. Nothing like a bit of pressure to make you do something completely irrational! Bike history...none. Last ride on a bike...when I was a child.… Read full post

Matt Moran

Put that ride in the box marked ‘Special’

Posted by Matt Moran about 3 weeks ago

The Prudential RideLondon 2014 action kicked off with the Cycling Show at ExCel where we saw record crowds visit the Wattbike stand for last-minute riding tips, discussions on how training with power can make riders of all abilities go faster and to take a look at pedalling technique. Quite a few of our visitors loved the Wattbike so much they placed… Read full post

Matt Moran

You should never quit no matter how long it takes

Posted by Matt Moran on Aug 05, 2014

Whenever an email drops into the inbox from Wattbike Ambassador Matt Bottrill you can't help but open it and see which race he's won this week. A stunning season from Matt has seen him take win after win and now we're happy to report that he's just taken the National 25 Mile Championships. You really get a feel for how much this event… Read full post

Matt Moran

L’Etape du Tour 2014 was truly tough and epic

Posted by Matt Moran on Jul 29, 2014

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 on Jul 18, 2014

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