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The Essex 100 Champions Race

The Essex 100 is a charity cycling sportive that attracts 700 riders every year. This time, the race takes place on September 3rd, 2017 and consists in 100 miles of cycling, starting at 7.00 am in Central Park, Chelmsford. If you don’t think you can keep up the pace, there are 2 shorter rides you can check out: 60 miles…

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How to physically prepare for a cycling marathon

Long cycling rides are exhausting and put a lot of strain on your body. Sometimes your muscles give in before your cardio-respiratory function reaches its maximum rate while other times, your heart can’t keep up with your legs. Both muscle and cardiorespiratory function are improved through endurance training. We will give you a few examples of cycling workouts to get…

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The perfect bike for a marathon

Road bikes are meant for long rides on paved surface. They are lightweight and have drop handles to give the rider a proper aerodynamic shape. The frame is made of aluminium or better yet, carbon fibre. Let’s see the best road bike models of 2017. They are especially designed for maximum speed with minimum effort. You should know they are…

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What to eat to increase your strength

Eating during a ride is just as important as eating before it. There are certain foods that enhance your physical performance. We are going to disclose some general guidelines that professional cyclists eat by before and during a race. The basics Elite riders can cover up to 1000 km every week while recreational cyclists achieve a mere 300 km. Nonetheless,…

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Cycling betting

Sports betting is a great way to make extra money while having fun. Fortunately for enthusiasts, cycling is one of the many sports people can bet on. In fact, there are plenty of promotions you can take advantage of, for example this Ladbrokes promo code. Before you start betting on cycling races, you need to know a few things about…

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