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Tips for Tour de Yorkshire

Week 1 - Introduction

Trying to keep your bike in good working order? Show your bike chain a little love - you'll by cycling better and for longer. Read more > about introduction to tour de yorkshire

Week 2 - Goal Setting

The secret to a smooth cycle is fully inflated tyres – they’ll be less prone to punctures. Read more > about goal setting for tour de yorkshire

Week 3 - Bike fit

Pack a puncture repair kit with you, just in case. Riding a bike is much more fun than having to push one! Read more > about being bike fit for tour de yorkshire

Week 4 - Training

Remember to keep hydrated even in cold weather - to avoid feeling too chilled, mix your drink with hot or warm water. Read more > about training for tour de yorkshire

Week 5 - Riding technique

Ding ding! Make sure your bike has a bell – the noise will let other cyclists, pedestrians and motorists know you are approaching. Read more > about riding techniques for tour de yorkshire

Week 6 - Clothing

Keep your bike secure – u-locks are a better defence against thieves than cable locks. Read more > about clothing for tour de yorkshire

Week 7 - Fuelling

Dress bright when riding in low light – wear reflective clothing or use reflective tape to make yourself visible to others, especially at night. Read more > about fuelling for tour de yorkshire

Week 8 - Pacing

Signal like you mean it – use clear gestures and check for traffic early on so you have time to manoeuvre smoothly. Read more > about pacing for tour de yorkshire

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