Training > Cycling
The cycle section of a triathlon usually makes up at least 50% (in time) of the race, so it really is vital to your success and continued improvement to work on this aspect of the sport. One of the key factors, unless you are from a cycling background, is building confidence. We can help you with that!
During the spring/summer period the main focus is on the open road. From April to September, a programme operates that combines club time trials, interval sessions that are suitable for all, and some time trials with local cycling clubs. The following link takes you to the current programme:
Remember, these sessions are suitable for all and will be key to you achieving that personal best! It’s worth checking the club forum for any updates as sometimes very poor weather may cause a change or cancellation.
Four of these sessions are club time trials, two over 20km and two over 40km, and make up part of the club time trial series (which decides the overall club championship.
Regular club rides take place on Sunday, and members will be encouraged to join in through messages placed on the forum. These rides are a good opportunity for new members/novices to get some advice from more experienced cyclists. The more members that attend
Spinning is a great way to keep fit at any time of year, but particularly in winter when the dark evenings make it difficult to get out. Many leisure centres in Pembrokeshire offer spin sessions so ask at your local centre and give it a try. From November to March the club usually encourages members to book onto a specific session: please check the forum for details.