This week Matt Stephens fields your questions on all things cycling. With a closer look into fitness training off the bike as well as the effect of rim and tyre upgrades, Matt also goes for a massive 12 question quick fire round!

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Thank you for your questions, covering some of these topics and more;
– Gym exercises for cyclists
– Chamois etiquette; what to wear in the changing room
– Tour de France jersey rules
– Junior road races
– Recumbent bicycles
– Turbo specific tyres
– Fasted rides
– Tyre width choice

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