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mindfulness with Nik Cook


You’ve got an amazing opportunity over the next six weeks to add a bit of mindfulness into your life. With the sessions lasting just 30 minutes, they’re a perfect bite sized introduction so, if you’re mindfulness curious or even mindfulness sceptic, I urge you to ...
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Commuting by bicycle

HotChillee CC group riding advice
as of 4th July 2020

Taking into consideration UK Government’s Guidelines and the advice from both British Cycling and Cycling UK, we still don’t feel the time is right yet, in this very early phase of lockdown easing, to recommence formal club rides. However, there’s no reason not to be ...
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Penny Metcalf Mindfullness

NEW 6 Week Mindfulness Course

FREE INTRODUCTORY SESSION, OPEN TO ALL! We're excited to launch our brand new mindfulness course with Penny Metcalf, designed to help give you the tools to manage stress and increase your focus and efficiency both on and off the bike. The 6 week course will ...
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Saturday 27 June 2020

This week would have been the HotChillee Alpine Challenge 2020 and, as we can't make it to the mountains this year, we've decided to bring the mountains to us! We've set the challenge of accumulating the 10483m we should have been climbing in the French ...
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Alpine Challenge 2020 Virtual

Top tips for completing the
Virtual Alpine Challenge

The gauntlet has been laid down for you to amass the 2020 Alpine Challenge’s total ascent (10483m) during the week of Monday 22nd June - Sunday 28th June. Whether on the roads, the trails, on Zwift or a combination, even if you’re an accomplished mountain ...
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HotChillee Alpine Challenge 2021 – REGISTRATION OPEN!

16 – 20 JUNE 2021 | MORZINE, FRANCE LIMITED AVAILABILITY! We’re excited to announce that the re-scheduled HotChillee Alpine Challenge will now take place in June 2021 and, due to the date change, we now have a handful of extra places available! The epic route ...
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Virtual Alpine Challenge

Although we can’t head to the mountains for the Alpine Challenge next week, we’ve set you the task of climbing the (what would have been) total ascent of 10483m anyway! Don't worry, we’re lining up a couple of events to help you reach the target ...
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inside to outside

Indoors to outdoors

At the end of March, when we should have been making final plans for our Girona trip and stepping up training for the HotChillee Alpine Challenge and LONDON-PARIS, lockdown happened. We put out a post with tips for making the most of riding indoors and ...
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HotChillee Gain Train with Nic

All aboard the Gain Train!

Last night's ride report from the HotChillee Gain Train by Nikalas Cook   "The ability to create the illusion of power, to use mirrors and blue smoke, is one found in unusual people.” Jimmy Breslin    First Class: 40km @ 3.5+ w/kg Second Class: 35km ...
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