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Serious Cycling Training for Older Cyclists

Training, and zone training, for serious older cycling enthusiasts Today’s article is courtesy of Billy Dean, an older cyclist, and one who, I suspect, is way fitter than me. Whilst I tend to cycle for fun and fitness generally Billy is much more concerned with building serious cycling fitness – when you’re older. Here’s his article. It’s […]

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Cycling Benefits for Women in the Form of Famous Quotes

Cycling is not just about the fun Cycling is fun. Just this morning I had a lovely ride. A little windy perhaps but then it’s winter, and it wasn’t as cold as it has been lately. So who can complain? Today I’ve got an article about some of the benefits of cycling – for women. […]

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10 Lessons I have Learned from Cycling

Here are 10 Lessons I have Learned from By Riding My Bike. (Article graciously submitted by Gerald Rhodes. You can find out more about Gerald below.) Cycling affect so many different parts of my life. It helps keep me balanced. It is my method of relaxation, my hobby, my downtime, and my primary mode of exercise. […]

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Finishing In The Last 30 Cyclists. But Still A Winner

An epileptic older cyclist tackles a cycling challenge, and wins. Even though he finishes in the last 30 cyclists Lots of older cyclists pursue their love of cycling despite a range of challenges, both health challenges and others. In fact for many cycling is a great way to overcome various personal challenges. I’ve published articles […]

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Cycling Love – Cycling Maui

Frank Thompson’s second cycling story You might have read Frank Thompson’s first cycling story, about how he was 50 pounds (and 20 years) younger after taking up cycling. If you haven’t read that then you can read Frank’s story here. Here’s his second cycling story about cycling Maui. You might remember he’s lucky enough to […]

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50 Pounds Lighter and 20 Years Younger

Frank Thompson’s Cycling Story – at 56 I love hearing stories of people who’ve taken up cycling in their later years and found all sorts of benefits that come from it. Frank Thompson is no exception, he seems to have found a stack of benefits from his new sport. This is Frank’s story. Take it […]

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I’m Okay, I’m Okay

Jim Goodin’s Story Today’s article is by Jim Goodin, a cyclist at, co-incidentally, the same age as me. 58. Jim has a story that might be familiar to you. Hitting the pavement. It’s happened to most of us, including me, before. And his story doesn’t stop there. I’ll let Jim take it away: Well it […]

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