Tag Archive: cycling

Marco Pantani – Pain & sublime victory in the cruel mountains

“I’ll tell you what racing’s about. It’s about suffering. It’s about pain – racing hurts.”  Pain. When you are dripping sweat, your heart is pounding and your legs are burning, what else can… Continue reading

Big Data in Procycling – Winning the ‘Arms Race’

Last month I released an ebook on Big Data and Cycling innovation Here If you found that interesting, why not sign up for future articles in our newsletter – here . As you will see the… Continue reading

Endurance athletes need pain to pace themselves

Consider the majority. Most people find it hard to make the time or energy to work out at all, let alone train for a grueling endurance challenge – whether that’s a marathon, ultra… Continue reading

Short term sprint interval vs traditional endurance training

Trying to balance ultra cycling training and a 9-5 job is difficult. Many riders have heard of the benefits of indoor training – intensity, measuring power improvements, strength endurance, etc – hence the… Continue reading

1000km in 4 days through tropical Malaysia – KDF Millennium Epic Ride;building up to Deca Ironman

As we (quickly) approach June 28th – start of Deca Ironman – I am taking on some of the most grueling races in SE Asia – nothing like being ‘race’ fit. I came across these… Continue reading

To celebrate the New Year of the Horse – Cyclist vs Horse;who wins?

This is a fantastic video from launching a cycling series in Dubai. If it was a camel I would bet on the cyclist, but against a horse…

Breaking pain barrier through micro goal setting

‘Cycling is so hard, the suffering is so intense, that it’s absolutely cleansing. The pain is so deep and strong that a curtain descends over your brain… Once, someone asked me what pleasure… Continue reading

Who is the ‘Stig’ of Road Cycling

Just seen this video by Peloton Magazine this morning whilst researching for a post on the ‘Stig’ of cycling. Very clever. So Reader who do you think the Stig or Mr H is?… Continue reading

12 hours of Sufferfest videos; a public announcement of craziness

On Sat 25th January we witnessed something special in Athlete Lab as Jarno Lämsä and Antti Ruuska finished 10 Sufferfest videos in a row (12 hours in length all together); rightfully earning them the titles of… Continue reading

Why I thought up the Deca Ironman – Review of my Transcontinental Race

I thought it would be valuable to bring over my race report (to family & friends) for the solo, unsupported Transcontinental Bike Race from London to Istanbul from my other blog – ‘How to… Continue reading