Cycling is a truly invigorating and liberating experience, enjoyed by people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Whether you’re cycling to work, to school, to the shops or just for fun, the humble bicycle is an easy way to get more active.
Regular cycling can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. It can also boost your mood and keep your weight under control.
This guide is designed to make cycling a safe and enjoyable experience for beginners, and provide you with tips on staying motivated.
There’s no doubting the health benefits of cycling. It’s nice to see the UK’s National Health Service dedicating some website pages to it. check it out!
NHS – Live well, cycling for beginners
This part of their site is actually quite fresh and useful. It has everything from BMI calculator with an iPhone app, advice on starting to exercise to a video on cycle training.
I only went on to complete my E111 for the Camino!
This blog: Tony Hemans and Glen Eccles cycled the Camino Frances from St jean Pied de Port in France to Santiago de Compostela covering 845km in 6 days in October 2012. If you are trying to get fit, planning an adventure, long distance cyclist or just curious about my mid-life crisis then subscribe and share!