Indoor cycling: Everything you need to know

Indoor cycling on a smart trainer
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It's safe to say at this point that indoor cycling is well and truly here to stay. The days of basic turbo trainers and flogging yourself through an interval session whilst staring at the garage wall are long gone. (for most of us). Indoor training provides a fun, engaging structured and safe way of training inside during the winter months or all year round for fun and if you are perhaps a little time-crunched. 

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Josh Croxton
Tech Editor

As the Tech Editor here at Cyclingnews, Josh leads on content relating to all-things tech, including bikes, kit and components in order to cover product launches and curate our world-class buying guides, reviews and deals. Alongside this, his love for WorldTour racing and eagle eyes mean he's often breaking tech stories from the pro peloton too. 

On the bike, 32-year-old Josh has been riding and racing since his early teens. He started out racing cross country when 26-inch wheels and triple chainsets were still mainstream, but he found favour in road racing in his early 20s and has never looked back. He's always training for the next big event and is keen to get his hands on the newest tech to help. He enjoys a good long ride on road or gravel, but he's most alive when he's elbow-to-elbow in a local criterium. 

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