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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2015 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world’s biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news. An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course)..,Cycling Weekly’s Tech Editor Michelle Arthurs-Brennan is a traditional journalist by trade, having begun her career working for a local newspaper before spending a few years at Evans Cycles, then combining the two with a career in cycling journalism. When not typing or testing, Michelle is a road racer who also enjoys track riding and the occasional time trial, though…

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If you are looking to increase your individual health or fitness levels, cycling is ideal. This is because it’s so convenient! It can be done anytime and anywhere with the least amount of disruption. Cycling also allows you to get away from the stress of everyday life. Furthermore, it’s another mode of transport, so you can get fit getting to and from work. There are myriad other benefits to cycling: it’s environmentally friendly, it’s essentially free, and promotes good cardiovascular health. So you get to shrink your carbon footprint while saving yourself transport costs, and improve your cardiovascular health – two…err, three birds, one stone! Morever, regular cycling will increase your metabolism – thus, you will burn more calories throughout the day. This is of course important if you are trying to lose weight. Cycling provides a calorie-burning metabolism if you cycle regularly. Cycling has been shown to improve your…

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