Cycling long distances might be a challenge you’ve set yourself or maybe you’re commuting to work. Here, we have some great ways you can help yourself on a long bike journey.
Pedal - Use your pedalling power wisely and keep your pace at a steady rate.
Food - Make sure you stop off well and often to grab snacks or have a food break.
Mentality - Your mind is your most powerful asset, believe you can do this!
Bike maintenance - It’s important to make sure your bike is well enough to handle this journey.
Water - Keep drinking often, especially in hot weather!
Route prep - Plan your route so you’re confident when you start riding.
Comfortable clothing - Tight clothing is better for aerodynamics but make sure you’re comfy too.
Weather - Check the weather before you head off so you know what you’re going to wear and what to bring.
Group - Go with a friend and make your time more enjoyable.
Type of bike - Bring a lightweight bike, especially if you’re going to be on the road.
Now you’ve got some great tips, why not head off and enjoy some fresh air!