Posts tagged "road+cycling"

Matt Moran

Ride for a Reason aims to break World Record

Posted by Matt Moran about 1 week ago

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 about 2 weeks ago

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 about 3 weeks ago

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 about 3 weeks ago

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

Matt Moran

Cape Rouleur 2014: Review

Posted by Matt Moran on Mar 11, 2014

HotChillee have pulled together this fantastic video of the 2014 Cape Rouleur, the first event in their Global Events Series which took place recently in South Africa. This year's edition had everything, wind, rain, sunshine and some very, very big hills thrown in to provide riders with a real challenge. We were delighted to see a few familiar faces… Read full post

Matt Moran

Visit us at Manchester Bike & Tri Show

Posted by Matt Moran on Mar 04, 2014

This coming weekend we'll be at the Manchester Bike and Tri Show giving you the opportunity to test ride a Wattbike. We'll be more than happy to answer your questions about how to train in the most effective and efficient way possible. Additionally, we'll take a look at your pedalling technique to help you identify where any dead-spots and… Read full post

Matt Moran

The Telegraph: Get fit quick by going nowhere fast

Posted by Matt Moran on Mar 03, 2014

Last month we met up with Jonny Cooper of The Telegraph at Virgin Active's flagship 200 Aldersgate Health Club to introduce him to the Wattbike. Despite leaving him ‘hung, drawn and quartered' after the 3 minute aerobic test, he was impressed by how much more efficient his training could be. As a commuter looking to make the step up to… Read full post

Matt Moran

HotChillee Training Ride #2

Posted by Matt Moran on Feb 24, 2014

Training indoors alone is fantastic way to use the limited time most of us have to improve our cycling but where those gains really come into play is when we hit the road. So, when I turned up for my first HotChillee Training Ride of 2014 I was a little apprehensive about where my fitness was compared to others. In a moment of madness and with some… Read full post