Power through the Tour de France

So the 2011 Tour de France pedals away tomorrow in the Vendée region of France and you could say I’m pretty excited about it. Having watched the Tour live on the mountainside for the last 8 years I…

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Beckingsale tops the podium in South Wales

Elite XC mountain biker Oli Beckingsale dropped us a line today and this time he's got some great news! After a series of races in which he suffered bad luck with mechanical problems, Oli finally…

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Is it still the SpuBike?

Normally we try really hard to push the Wattbike brand wherever we go, but after visiting Wigan Warriors earlier in the year and finding out that they call their Wattbike the SpuBike (that, apparently…

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Fenton Fitness speaks about the Wattbike

I recently travelled to see Fenton Fitness in Lancashire who have started to use Wattbikes at their impressive gym facility. The owner, Ric Fenton, gave us a tour of his gym and showed us how the Wattbike…

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The Road to Somewhere

I've been blogging about my progress on the Wattbike for a few weeks now, my first ever training session and the 3 minute aerobic test should make interesting reading for anybody who has just purchased…

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Riding to victory in the Netherlands

Some fantastic news has reached Wattbike HQ as we received an update from Australian cyclist Ian Richards who took his first win in two years and the title of 'Champion of South Holland' this past…

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Phil Liggett talks all things Wattbike with us

When anybody mentions 'the Voice of Cycling' you really do think of only one, well actually two, people, Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwin. They have provided the soundtrack to many Tour de France…

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I just need to keep my push-bike in one piece!

More updates have arrived at Wattbike HQ from elite XC mountain biker Oli Beckingsale who followed up a great performance at the Dalby Forest World Cup with what turned out to be, in his own words, a disappointing…

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Geoff Cooke drops in on Wattbike

Friend of Wattbike, cycling coach Geoff Cooke, dropped in to see us last week and bought along one of the young athletes he is training at the velodrome in Newport, Wales. Ellie Coster is just 15 and…

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3 Minutes of Truth

After playing around with getting my Wattbike setup to my own preference it quickly dawned on me that I would be wasting a huge opportunity if I didn’t follow some kind of training plan. Thankfully,…

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