Get to grips with the exciting sport of cycle racing with this ultimate guide. Follow our guide to the various types of cycle racing, from road racing and time trialling to mountain biking and track racing, and discover advice on essential equipment, health, nutrition and race tactics. Before you know it, you'll be the next Chris Hoy, Victoria Pendleton, Rebecca Romero or Bradley Wiggins! Featuring: Getting started - Discover the basics of cycle racing, including the essential equipment you'll need. Training techniques - Learn the basic and advanced training principles. Racing - Follow our detailed guides to the different forms of cycle racing. Troubleshooting & stretching - Be prepared for the physical strain on your body.