Suffering? 6 Ways To Help Your Mates Survive A Tough Ride

Published on July 4th 2018


We can all have off days and sometimes we need the help of our riding mates to get through. We give our six ways that you can help your buddies when they’re having a tough day on the bike. We cover pointers from communicating well through to making sure they’re eating and drink enough.

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Even the pros have bad days as was recently highlighted at the Giro d’Italia. We give our tips on how to help your riding friends if they’re struggling. Sometimes it can be more demoralising for them if you’re obviously trying to help, so subtle assistance is the best way to go. Kind encouragement, taking breaks and helping with their nutrition are all great ways you can assist your mates.

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