Lockdown cycling: how much is too much?

Lockdown doesn't mean more time to ride
Ride local during lockdown, instead of venturing far and wide (Image credit: Giant)

Most of the cycling world is now fully immersed in indoor cycling on platforms such as Rouvy, TrainerRoad and Zwift due to severe lockdown. 

The feel of tyres on tarmac or gravel, reverberating the texture of terrain through your bike’s touchpoints (handlebars, pedals and saddle), are but a memory for most.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.