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Team GB ready for Sochi

December 18, 2013.
Today we’re really proud to announce that we’ll be supporting Team GB at the XXII Olympic Winter Games. The team will have use of a number of Wattbikes in their Olympic Village bases in Sochi, Russia throughout the Games for both tra...

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Today we announced Olympic Champion Joanna Rowsell as our latest Wattbike Ambassador. We’re really proud to have Joanna on board here at Wattbike and we look forward to bringing you some of her favourite Wattbike sessions. We first met u...

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  A couple of weeks ago we had Olympic and World Team Pursuit Champion Joanna Rowsell at the Wattbike Sports Science Lab. As somebody who has been using a Wattbike for some time it was a chance for us to give her a refresh on the latest mode...

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You might remember a couple of months ago we were at the launch of Adidas' new cycling kit where Sir Dave Brailsford, Laura Trott and Jason Kenny were in attendance to discuss their latest apparel and what happens when you win Olympic Gold a...

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When I open up my email and see a message from Canadian Track Cyclist Monique Sullivan in my inbox I know that we’re going to be able to share something that’s really useful for us all, no matter what physical activity we take part in....

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Check out the November/December issue of ultra-FIT magazine which features an article on how to train like an Olympian. Caroline Sandry visited the Powerade Sports Academy this summer and received advice on training, nutrition and recovery. &nbs...

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Our latest blog is from Canadian track cyclist Monique Sullivan who trained on a Wattbike for the London 2012 Olympic Games.  Monique's life after the Games is very different and after taking some time away from riding is now using her...

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During the Olympics our event partner, Team Cycles, went along to the Powerade Sports Academy to deliver a range of Olympic-style training session to guests.  If you're going to train like an Olympian then you'll want to be training on...

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The Summer of Wattbike

August 31, 2012.
If you're wondering why we haven't said too much about that big sports event in London recently, well, it's because we weren't allowed to.  But now we can reflect on a some success for those who have trained on a Wattbike to pr...

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We recently caught up with Australian Steve Hooker, gold medallist pole vaulter from the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, who has had quite a journey in getting back to fitness in preparation for the defence of his title in London. Steve has been work...

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Jamie Staff, Gold medallist from the Beijing Olympic Games, came to visit us at the Wattbike Sport Science Lab yesterday in his capacity of USA Cycling Sprint Program Director.  Having come through the British Cycling World Class Perfo...

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We've been sent this fantastic poster which features US track cyclist Sarah Hammer.  We liked it so much we thought we'd share it with you.  It makes us really proud to be part of Sarah's 'team' throughout the last 12...

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Where History Begins

April 27, 2012.
There's a fantastic article on the Telegraph website looking into the main venue for Team GB's pre-Olympic preparations at Loughborough University.  It'll be the place where many of the athletes taking part in the big event will co...

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Rolling in the Green

April 12, 2012.
Picked up on a good article about Irish track cyclist Martyn Irvine on the excellent SBS Cycling Central website, which details the struggles of a guy who is far from the glitz and glamour of the big track cycling nations such as GB, Australia,...

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Last Friday evening we took a trip to the London Olympic Velodrome for the UCI Track World Cup, we hadn't quite expected to see some awesome performances and two world records in a single night.  The building is awesome, both inside and ou...

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The Beauty of the Velodrome

August 10, 2011.
I cannot wait to get inside the new London 2012 Olympics velodrome and on seeing this video from RIBA it just confirmed that it will become one of the iconic sporting buildings in the UK in the coming years. The velodrome is on the shortlist for the...

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With the World Championships in Daegu fast approaching we wanted to catch up with elite Great Britain 800m athlete Jenny Meadows and what better place to do this than at Wigan Warriors training ground where Jenny does some of her training with Warr...

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Great news for people in the UK, you'll be able to see every single cycling event at the 2012 London Olympics live on the BBC website and/or Red Button on TV - just what we wanted to hear as we approach the 'One Year to Go' date tomorrow....

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Japanese rower Eri Wakai made the final of the lightweight women's single scull event at the Samsung World Rowing Cup I in Munich last weekend. Eri has been using a Wattbike as an essential part of her training for over six months and told us, "...

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We recently visited Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre in the UK where Great Britain's Men's Hockey team were preparing for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia. The tournament featured seven of the world's top hockey nations and provi...

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We've just come across a fascinating edition of ABC's Contact Sport which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Australian Institute of Sport facility in Canberra. Founded in 1982, the AIS is one of the leading sports training facilities in...

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Today is the final day to get your application in for tickets to the London 2012 Olympic Games if you live in the UK and selected EU countries. According to the Official Ticketing website we should all know whether we've been successful in getti...

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