Cycling

Courtney reigns in Albstadt rain for first UCI XCO win

Kate Courtney and Mathias Flückiger win in extremely muddy XCO season opener. The USA’s Kate Courtney and Switzerland’s Mathias Flückiger took their respective elite class victories at the first round of the Mercedes-Benz UCI XCO World Cup in Albstadt, Germany. Here is all you need to know: -  In the women’s race, reigning overall title holder Jolanda Neff and the defending UCI […]

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Interval Sprints Can Reverse Some of the Muscle-Sapping Effects of Aging in Women

New research suggests it doesn’t take much time to change your body composition. In a study out of Brazil, researchers discovered that 20-minute interval sessions can help increase fitness levels, decrease body fat, and increase lean muscle mass in postmenopausal women. The magnitude in muscle gain was similar to what you would see in a strength-training program, […]

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How To Climb Like A Pro

Photo by Simon Connellan on Unsplash Always happy to share a little knowledge and experience, here's a little piece from British Triathlon Coach Nick T-K, the first member of the Okhane Coaching Team. When the road kicks uphill, it goes without saying that the power you produce on your bike determines how fast you reach the top, but […]

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It's All About The Kit... Isn't It?

One of the many reasons Okhane was developed was because we hear, all too often, the reasons why we do not do something. We feel the amount of energy used to justify NOT doing something, could be better used doing it! So here is a great piece here from GCN (Global Cycle Network) on how […]

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Trials and Tribulations of 100+ miles on a bike

The longest bike ride to date. I was nervous, no I was beyond nervous. If I could not get through this, then there was no point in trying Iron Man in July. So hesitantly I packed some of my bags the night before, ate all the food and got a good nights sleep to stand […]

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Wild Atlantic Way - Part Six

Day 6: 78 Miles We went passed our first tomb within the first couple of miles from the hostel. The ancient people certainly seemed to manage to put their monuments in places with a stunning view. We then went passed Skelligs Chocolate factory, and I managed to cycle passed without going in, I was scared […]

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Smashing Records Twice In A Day

Chloé Dygert broke the Individual Pursuit world record twice in a day. American cyclist took two seconds off the record as she became world champion. Chloé Dygert sensationally smashed a seven-year-old world record by two seconds as she became Individual Pursuit world champion for a second time at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in […]

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Bucket List Challenges - Ötztaler Cycle Marathon

I have a dream - Ready, steady, go for the passes! The Ötztaler Cycle Marathon with start and finish in Sölden /Tirol marks the highlight of the cycling season for hobby cyclists from all over the world. Some 4000 participants will take part in the race. This outstanding marathon travels through three different climatic areas, […]

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It’s Here …. The UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) 2018 Calendar.

UCI calendars for the 2018 road season. The sport's governing body also revealed the mountain bike, 'cross and BMX calendars for the new year. There are no new men's World Tour races in 2018 although the Women's World Tour calendar has been expanded with the introduction of the Driedaagse De Panne in March, Emakumeen XXX. […]

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Ever looked at Cyclo-Cross?

Cyclo-Cross is a very specific type of bike racing. For the most part, the course is off-road but there are sometimes portions of pavement included in the course. You can expect to encounter grass, dirt, mud, gravel, sand, and a whole slew of other assortments and combinations. The races are based on a set time […]

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Life’s A Climb But The View Is Great …. Let’s Go Cycling!

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right!”. Henry Ford’s great words of guidance.

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The Power Of Cleats

So I have been cycling for "fun" for around a month now. Nothing too extravagant, just a few 5 mile cycles

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