Keep on Track this winter.

Olly Words By The Velo House | 24/11/2016 17:06:00

When it is wet and cold outside the thought of riding where the weather can’t hurt you and there are no hills or headwinds must sound appealing.  Why not try track cycling this winter. In the past the pro riders would turn to the Velodrome over winter months to earn a bit of.... More

Winter cross training

Olly Words By The Velo House | 09/11/2016 17:47:00

Keeping fit in the winter isn't the easiest - the nights are long, it's cold all the time and all the roads are buried under leaves and grit, which apparently puts some people off riding.   At times when going outside on your bike is less appealing, new activities will keep you mentally and physically fresh. Cross-training means combining.... More

Indoor Training the Smart way.

Olly Words By The Velo House | 13/10/2016 13:17:00

In the past just the thought of a turbo trainer session would make me break into a cold sweat. I would rather ride in the cold, rain and dark than sit on an old turbo listening to a combination of tyre squeal, wind fan and annoying American accent on the same DVD I have watched 100 times before..... More

Riding a stage of the Tour de France (& Olly’s top 5 tips for surviving.)

Olly Words By The Velo House | 08/07/2016 17:17:00

 Few footballer gets to play at Wembley or Cricketers face a delivery at Lords but as cyclists we are blessed to ride the same roads as our sporting heroes. The ultimate expression of this is L’Etape Du Tour created by ASO the organisers of the Tour de France to give amateurs the chance to ride a stage of the Tour on closed roads and compare.... More

Sram Etap 3 month review

Olly Words By The Velo House | 10/06/2016 16:37:00

After hearing the rumour of a new Wireless shifting system for nearly 2 years then seeing prototypes since Early 2015 it was a very exciting day when we took delivery of our first Sram Etap Groupsets. It is not an exaggeration to say this was the most anticipated new product of 2016. I'd been to the launches and.... More

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