If you've not been out lately because it's cold,
Google "1980 Liege Bastogne Liege" read the words then get out on your
Carrying on from where the last factsheet left off,
explains the principles behind drawing up a plan to work towards
your previously defined objective. It compliments, and is
complimented by, this month's How do I...? factsheet.
How do I...?
Get Fit, is the
topic of this month's new factsheet. As explained
above, it works with the December factsheet but is there as part of
the How do I... series as it has a relevance all year round.
They are written for slightly different audiences but both contain
the information to make you a fitter faster stronger rider in 2011.
SRM's are Back!
Oh you lucky people. I've sold one which means
I'm down to one! But it's from a choice of two as I'm keeping
one for my new Colnago C59. But I'll let you choose which one you
here to choose the one that best suits your needs and get your first
hand on a trophy for next year...
This autumn and winter have seen
unprecedented action at the flamme rouge
service corse. We've had thirty seven riders
through the doors for testing and produced over fifty training plans
from as far field as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, North
America, Scandinavia, all four corners of the UK and our very own
Channel Islands. Discretion's the ultimate word so thank you
to you all, here's to a great 2011.
For Sale Page
As well as the ubiquitous FFWD Wheels, complete with PowerTap,
we now have three top line road frames at giveaway prices. And
if you're lucky, they'll be in your size.
Click for more details...
Train in Spain ~ Training Camps
John Fegan has pulled together an
excellent package of Training Camps for 2011. If you're
training's a little behind by the recent, stupidly cold and
artic-like weather, here's a chance to catch up in the new year with
some sun on
Need something to get out of bed for on a cold winter weekend
morning? Why not get your name down and focus on the
It's limited to 375 riders, is quickly turning in to
a Spring Classic of Sportives and takes place on 6th March 2011,
just outside Brighton. Get an early indicator of your form by
giving it large on Ditchling Beacon, before you tackle the mighty
Molenberg, the glorious Arenberg Forest or the moon-like Izoard.
Merry Christmas to you all
In case we don't get the chance to chat again, have a
great Christmas from Dianne (the gorgeous one), Meg (devil eyes),
mini-me (our door stop) and myself who, as you can see, failed to
dress for the occasion.
November Factsheet ~
Another hardy annual. I know the training is about to begin
for next year, but what are you training for? Cancellara
dreams of winning the five monuments, why not make it your
dream to ride them.
this factsheet, set yourself a target to conquer in 2011,
read the How do I...? factsheet, then go and blitz some hills as
part of your training programme towards your goal.
How do I...?
Inspired by Morgan Lewis (I know it was ages ago Morgan!)
fame, it's a back to basics on a regular basis. To help you
realise your potential, and to tie in with winter training and
possible summer goals, here's a few suggestions on how to
conquer your worst fears
and climb to the roof of the world. There is no greater
feeling, well maybe one...
With two routes
available for 2011
maybe one of your goals will be to tackle a stage of the tour.
If you want a little taster, here's
Jason Stolte's account
of his July trip to the mountains. And if you fancy Paris
Roubaix, here's mine.