Questions on the cycling mindset, cycling and emotional wellbeing and mental health

TERRIFIED to Cycle on Roads? :o Get My EASY Steps to Overcome
Well who are we to doubt the universe's magickal workings. But you could always just give this article a read instead :P

TERRIFIED to Cycle on Roads? :o Get My EASY Steps to Overcome

Cloaks of Road Cycling Confidence aside... :D I've often thought it'd be to the benefit of all if motor vehicle drivers were subject to, as part of their driving test, a spell of riding a bike on a busy public road alongside motor traffic. Why? Because it would be an enlightening way to…

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How to TURBO BOOST Ya Cycling Motivation? With 16 MEGA Hacks!
Bonus Hacks Supplement to the Mojo Hacking Strategy Article :)

How to TURBO BOOST Ya Cycling Motivation? With 16 MEGA Hacks!

Hello, Dear Reader and thank you for joining us. I wrote Cycling Mojo Hacking Strategy just a few days ago and it's more of a deepdive into hacking our cycling motivation. But I wanted, not to give an alternative to, but to supplement that with a bunch of bonus hacks that you can…

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Got NO Motivation Cycling? Get My STEALTH MOJO HACK Strategy
It ain't true and someone oughta stand up for this kid's right to keep the joy in his cycling!

Got NO Motivation Cycling? Get My STEALTH MOJO HACK Strategy

Have you ever got to the point where you thought of just quitting cycling? Selling your bike and your kit? Maybe you're there now? Desperate times for sure. But you're not alone. I've been there too. And I think, judging by the local classified ads I'm always keeping an eye on (I love…

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SURLY Teen? Get Them to Open Up? Go STEALTH Cycling TACTICS!
At the limits of mom jokes and dad jokes, you have to try other alternatives with your teen. How about cycling? Oh wheelie?

SURLY Teen? Get Them to Open Up? Go STEALTH Cycling TACTICS!

I'm guessing if you're reading you have a teen son or daughter or a teen in your midst. How are you finding that? My guess is that sometimes communication can be difficult. In fact, it can be frustrating, exasperating, possibly even angering. Hello Dear Reader, I hear you, I've been there too. But…

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Feel Rough? Go FULL HARDCORE Cycling with a Chest Cold!
Um... Well kind of but not really, lol. Basically, is it okay to go riding with a chest cold?

Feel Rough? Go FULL HARDCORE Cycling with a Chest Cold!

Since adopting my program of measures to ditch the asthma, there's only one thing that can still have me reach for the inhaler and that's the acute period of the chest cold. The need for the inhaler isn't inevitable nor are the severity of the symptoms, but the chest cold itself, yup that's…

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Hey, You CHEATING on Strava or Zwift? A 101 of CHEAT-CYCLING
Oops, I must have accidentally entered the wrong weight. And gender. And fitness level

Hey, You CHEATING on Strava or Zwift? A 101 of CHEAT-CYCLING

So I've had cause recently to consider the motivations behind cheating in cycling. I noticed an unrecognized new Strava segment along a route I've ridden many times. On checking to see whereabouts marked its start and end points - turns out it's a short stretch of nothing much - I happened to notice…

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Want a Road Bike Plan I Used to BURN BELLY FAT + LOSE WEIGHT?
How I miss those egg-salad disc wheels. So Aero. Yet so full of protein

Want a Road Bike Plan I Used to BURN BELLY FAT + LOSE WEIGHT?

Stubborn, stubborn belly fat, belly fat, why, oh why, oh why? Like gimme a break here, why, Mr. Fat, are you still wrapped around my waist, hiding in plain view like an inflated spare tube inside my jersey? Still there despite all the riding, despite all the miles? Stubborn, refuses-to-budge belly fat despite…

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Can Road Cycling Help CURE Your ASTHMA? Hit the Road Asthma!
Can road cycling really help eliminate asthma? Read on...

Can Road Cycling Help CURE Your ASTHMA? Hit the Road Asthma!

“Who do you think you are?” said the inhaler. “You can’t even leave your home let alone cycle anywhere without me in your pocket!” Hello to you, Dear Reader, thank you for stopping in, and welcome along! Are you a cyclist with asthma? Do you ever wish you could just get shot of…

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Can I Start Cycling If I’m Older? Try Some Fresh Thinking
Read on for some possible added freshness to your starting cycling thinking

Can I Start Cycling If I’m Older? Try Some Fresh Thinking

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader! So what about this question: Can I start Cycling if I'm older? I’ve had cause to ask myself this. Maybe you've been doing the same lately. I’ve been cycling for the last 50 years, never too seriously. But that fact often seemed to count for little…

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TOO OLD to Start Road Cycling at 50? Here’s My MEGA GUIDE!
Starting Cycling at 50+ is an awesome idea! And don't worry, Mary always has your back!

TOO OLD to Start Road Cycling at 50? Here’s My MEGA GUIDE!

Maybe I’m glamorising – and why can’t I? – but I feel 50 is the gateway to the prime years, the golden age, it’s a landmark true, in common with all the other multiples of 10. But why am I asking now, specifically at 50 years old, ‘Can I start cycling?’ Well, reasoning…

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MEDITATION WHILE Cycling: Are You MAD? Or are you A GURU??
With astonishing erudition and insight, Sri Aurobindo

MEDITATION WHILE Cycling: Are You MAD? Or are you A GURU??

Hello to you, and welcome along, Dear Reader! I wonder, are you an enlightened Road Cycling Meditation Guru without even knowing? Could that be possible? Could it be possible even if you’re a relative novice? Have you ever ridden where it felt as if the pedals were being turned but who was turning…

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DON’T FIGHT Depression! Instead, RIDE Your Bike to the CURE!
One Decision: Get Up and Get on Your Road Bicycle

DON’T FIGHT Depression! Instead, RIDE Your Bike to the CURE!

Hello to you, and welcome, Dear Reader, particularly if you're in the doldrums of any kind of depression. I'm glad you're here with me for company! So no nonsense, but here's the thing - I don’t want you to battle depression or compete to win against it. I don’t want you to try…

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