18th November – Mr Retreat’s Tip for this Week – Changes to your Cycling Position
If your making changes to your cycling position do it slowly… let your body get used to the change. Change one thing at a time, that way you know if that one change has worked for the better or worse.
11th November – Mr Retreat’s Tip for this Week – To Chammy or not to Chammy!
A personal choice I know but many riders that don’t use it! For me… I wouldn’t dream of cycling without it especially on long rides!
4th November – Mr Retreat’s Tip for this Week – Ditch the Underwear!
The amount of riders that I see wearing underwear! Cycling shorts are designed to be in contact with the skin. Trust me on this one… it’s time to go commando!
28th October – Mr Retreat’s Tip for this Week – Temporary Tyre Repair
Cut a small piece of an old tyre and keep it in you repair kit. If you have a damaged tyre insert it inside to bridge the damaged area of the tyre, at least you will be able to get home. Other alternatives I have used is a gel wrapper, and I have heard, that the new £10 pound notes would also work as a temporary tyre repair!
21st October – Mr Retreat’s Tip for this Week – Cycling Clothing
Spend money on the parts that touch the bike. Starting with your shorts… a quality pair of shorts can be the difference between a painful or enjoyable experience!