Grand Tour Nutrition Insights from Team Sky and SiS

In the light of the biggest race of the year, Head of Team Sky’s nutrition Dr James Morton provides some insight into what it takes to fuel a Grand Tour...…

Beginner’s guide to Triathlon

In partnership with Zone 3, Coffee Stop have prepared an essential guide to introduce you to the basics of Triathlon. Here, we dive into why you should give Triathlon a shot, top tips for training and during the event, plus kit recommendations...…

Choosing the right triathlon distance with Zone3

Not sure if you’re ready for a triathlon? Coffee Stop and Zone3 have broken down each distance and highlighted the main requirements, discussed useful kit and worldwide events especially for you. So, this year you can reach new limits and get inspired to tackle the distance best suited for you.…

Zone3’s guide to buying the right wetsuit

Triathlon wetsuits are designed with flexibility in mind - providing greater movement, leading to reduced effort in open water. They also contain hydrophobic properties reducing drag to aid performance. Zone3 gives the run-down on finding your perfect wetsuit.…

Choose the right pack for your adventure with Osprey

Summer is here! The sun is shining (mostly) and it’s the perfect time to head out, get active and find adventure. Coffee Stop has been in touch with Osprey, who have pulled together a definitive guide for an active summer.…

What can we learn from the pro’s? In conversation with Rebecca Charlton

With the OVO Energy Women's Tour right around the corner, Coffee Stop caught up with Rebecca Charlton on what to expect from this year's events and some pro-tips for us all to benefit from...…

How cycling will get you in shape

The health benefits of cycling read like the promotional blurb for the ultimate wonder drug. Here’s just one little nugget that reveals the power of pedalling: research has shown that cycling to work can cut the risk of heart disease by 46 per cent. And it’s not just heart health, from bone strength, to fat stores, to better posture, cycling can help transform your body. Here’s how it does it.…

Skills and setting an example: The FUNdamentals of getting our little ones riding

Teaching your child to ride a bike when they are little gives a whole host of benefits, both now and in the future. Sometimes our fears as parents hold them back but give them the skills they need to be safe and go out riding with them; and you can make cycling a family hobby where your passion and enthusiasm will rub off on them and you’ll have shape a healthy rider for life. …

Tips for summer bike maintenance

Summer is (in theory) the driest and warmest season but it still pays to take care of your bike. We give you 14 tips for summer bike maintenance.…

Cycling equipment: the kit you need

Any new hobby or leisure pursuit can seem a little intimidating, especially these days, when starting something new tends to involve spending a bit of money. To help explain what you really need to enjoy cycling, we’ve put together a guide to cycling kit basics, starting with essentials and comfort-focused products that all cyclists would benefit from, before moving onto discipline-specific items.…