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Alison Salthouse: the UK Masters National Track Cycling Championships

Alison Salthouse: the UK Masters National Track Cycling Championships

William 09/07/2019 0
Active Root Ambassador and track cyclist recently took part in the British Masters National Track Championships. In our blog she talks passionately about track cycling and what it's like to race in a ...
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Cycling around the world on a tandem world record attempt

Cycling around the world on a tandem world record attempt

William 28/06/2019 0
On 29 June, TandemWoW will be setting off on an epic adventure attempting break a world record and become the fastest women to circumnavigate the globe on a tandem. They will be riding between 80 – 10...
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Cycling the Dartmoor Classic Sportive

Cycling the Dartmoor Classic Sportive

William 26/06/2019 0
Active Root Ambassador took part in the Dartmoor Classic Sportive Grande over the weekend - 107miles with 10,000ft of elavation. Find out below how she prepared for all those climbs! The Dartmoor Clas...
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Race On

Race On

William 28/05/2019 0
RACE ON - Active Root Ambassador Alison tells us how she started cycling at the age of 54 and how it has led her to the World Championships!  I'm 60 this year and I am training for the World Masters T...
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Steve's Everest Cycling Challenge

Steve's Everest Cycling Challenge

William 14/05/2019 0
Steve explains the logistics that go into attempting a cycling Everest Challenge. In a little over 2 weeks I'll be taking on an Everesting attempt on the Horseshoe pass in Llangollen Wales. This will ...
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Training on a Tandem

Training on a Tandem

William 02/05/2019 0
Cyclists Cat Dixon and Rachael Marsden begin their world record attempt to become the quickest tandem around the world in June. Below, they describe some of quirks of training together. Training toget...
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How to train for a cycling event through the winter

How to train for a cycling event through the winter

William 11/02/2019 0
Happy new year everyone!As a 54 yr old veggie 24hr ultra mtb with previous experience of madness in the world of 24hr ultra walking I enjoy talking about my journeys and experiences. Winter training t...
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Top tips for endurance cycling

Top tips for endurance cycling

William 22/01/2019 0
Endurance cyclists and Active Root Ambassadors Toby Willis and Lee Grieve give us their top training tips for going further, faster and longer on your bicycle! Both are taking part in the inaugural Pa...
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Active Root Summer Newsletter

Active Root Summer Newsletter

William 27/06/2018 0
The last few months have been sweaty and not because of the tremendously hot weather (although our frail, pale Scottish bodies have struggled to cope with that to!). We've been all over the UK at vari...
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Ultra Distance Races: how to train and keep motivated.

Ultra Distance Races: how to train and keep motivated.

William 28/05/2018 0
 Adrian competed in his first MTB event in 2012 and has since challenged for titles in various different distances and categories, including placing 3rd in the British 24hr Championships and 6th in hi...
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Bianchi Dama

Bianchi Dama

William 22/05/2018 0
Bianchi Dama are a semi-professional women's performance cycling team based in Somerset. Their name comes from their main sponsor, Bianchi bikes, and Dama, the Italian word for lady. They compete in t...
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NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3)

NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3)

William 10/05/2018 0
NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3) May 10, 2018Over to the next 4 of our new ambassadors, this week including British 100km champion Robert, Chirnside Chaser Coach Leeann who's running JOG to Land...
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NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS: PART 1/3

NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS: PART 1/3

William 03/05/2018 0
New Active Root Ambassadors (Part 1/3) May 3, 2018  We're very pleased to introduce the first 1/3 of our new ambassadors to the Active Root team: Toby, Sarah, Fraser and Michelle. Over the next couple...
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New goals for 2018? Guy gives us a taste of what he's got planned and how he's going to achieve his goals!

New goals for 2018? Guy gives us a taste of what he's got planned and how he's going to achieve his goals!

William 05/02/2018 0
New goals for 2018? Guy gives us a taste of what he's got planned and how he's going to achieve his goals! February 5, 2018  After devoting 2017 to fundraising for Make-A-Wish UK, Guy has turned his a...
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