Let’s talk ‘wheels’

Wheels Let’s talk ‘wheels’! At some point we have all experienced a problem with our wheels, and it can appear to be a minefield on how to tackle the problem especially when stranded at a most inconvenient time! Our quick guide below will take you through step by step on how to remove a wheel […]

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The M Check

Check your bike using the ‘M’ check Before setting off on any cycle ride whether it’s a quick blast off road, a lengthy road ride or a leisurely day out its essential to make sure your bike is safe to ride before you set off. Our simple guide will give you some quick and easy check […]

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Getting to know your bike: Name that part!

  Over the next few weeks we will take you through the importance of getting to know your bike, how it works and finding out all the technical and non-technical names of parts of your bike – some you may have never even known about! Getting to know your bike and its parts will enable […]

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Open Water Swim Sessions

Merchant Taylors, Middlesex, 18th April to 19th September 2015 We are closed this weekend 12th/13th September. Last two sessions on Wednesday 16th and Saturday the 19th of September.   Open water swim sessions are back for 2015 at a stunning new venue. This year the Merchant Taylors private lake will be our home from 18th April […]

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Overcomming Cycling Aches and Pains

  Its race season and  you have begun to log up the miles on your bike. One thing you can guarantee is that new and old aches and pains are going to show themselves. What is often misunderstood is what is happening and why is it? Usual suspects include poor riding positions, a weak core, […]

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How to dress for cold weather cycling

  Let’s admit it not everyone likes to get on their bike in the very cold weather – even the hardiest of cyclists! The important thing to remember is to be prepared and dress appropriately for the weather conditions whether you are training for a forthcoming event or riding for fun. It’s always good to stay warm […]

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How to stay race fit ALL season…

  By now your race season should be planned and you will be gearing up to the first event whilst easing off on the hard work you have put in your off season. The fact is, there is still some hard work to do – such as staying fit and healthy for the duration of […]

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Get the most out of your off season

  Hi everyone and  welcome to the first of what we hope are many informative approaches to keeping you fit on and off the track, road, bike, in or out of the water and most importantly enjoying your Hercules events. This is brought to you courtesy of our partners, The Flying Physios. Our first subject is getting […]

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