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Cycling in windy conditions is not always the easiest thing to do regardless of whether you are a trained athlete or a beginner cyclist. Tackling a cycle like this requires preparation. If you are planning a cycle in windy weather, remember that it will ultimately affect your performance speed by up to at least half of your normal rate.
Most importantly of all though is your overall safety. If you have a cycling session planned but don’t feel confident cycling in windy conditions, reschedule or train indoors instead.
Although it is trickier, it is not impossible so long as you are fully prepared. Before you set off on your cycle, make sure to check the weather forecast and to plan your route. Doing this will allow you to plan the route that will involve the least amount of time cycling into a head wind.
Always keep the following tips in mind:
If you have suffered a cycling related injury or would like to get more out of your cycling training, contact us here at Ballsbridge Physiotherapy Clinic. Our physiotherapists are trained in treating a wide range of sports related injuries and offer biomechanical assessments to assess your training concerns. To book an appointment, fill out our online contact form.