Journal posts by Philip Cavell

The latest news, reviews and advice from the CycleFit team

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Trek News

30th June 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

Trek launches a new Émonda SLR Disc that is lighter than previous non-disc SLR, and new SLR at 640 (g) and a Limited Edition TdF Trek-Segafredo Project One paint scheme

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The First Rule of Back Club Part III

16th June 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

Phil's Journal five weeks post spine-fusion surgery. It is the first steps on a long road back. But for the first time in five years his spine appears to be straight.

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Fuelling for success

26th May 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

Do you need a Fuelling Strategy as well as your power figures for Marmotte and Etape du Tour? or is it all nonsense? Former Pro rider and Medical Dietitian answers in this special Journal for Cyclefit

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The First Rule of Back Club - Take II Part II

17th May 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

The decision to submit to surgery is almost impossible if it is essentially elective. With declining function and increasing pain, the moment for Phil was made a touch easier. Here he writes a few days out of surgery.

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Ben Serotta is Back

4th May 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

Ben Serotta picks up a torch and The Torch again to build his own handmade bicycles. No longer the biggest builder of custom bikes on the planet, Ben is now the smallest. Just him and the best hands and brain in the bike industry. A true legend.

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The First Rule of Back Club

21st April 2017 · Posted by Philip Cavell

Phil breaks a two year self-imposed writing omerta on his back injury, on the eve of revision fusion surgery. He also comes up with his Top Ten Tips for anyone facing back surgery.

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