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WOUT VAN AERT: BRABANTSE PIJL
With Paris-Roubaix postponed to October, Wout van Aert focuses his attention to the Brabantse Pijl starting line-up, the first hilly classic of the season played out across 200km and 24 hills in Flemish Brabant and Walloon Brabant.
The succession of hills on this route is relentless, including a 550 metre-long cobbled climb featuring a maximum gradient of 17 per cent. Read Wout van Aert‘s full interview with Cycling News has he prepares for his Brabantse Pijl debut.
TIME MATTERS: RICHARD CURTIS' STORY
Ultra-cyclist Richard Curtis was the victim of a car accident in 2018 which left him with permanent brain injury.
Time Matters is a short film which shines a light on the life changing moment and Richard’s struggles thereafter. It serves as a sombre reminder that life is precious, and simple pleasures like riding your bike should not be taken for granted.
TRAITHLON NEWS: IMPROVE YOUR RUN
When looking for ways to improve your muscular endurance, speed and running efficiency, it’s generally accepted that you need to incorporate strength training into your weekly training plan.
Kettlebells are a great training tool, says Jon Hodgkinson from Triathlon Coaching UK. Check out his top kettlebell exercises for improving your run.