Your cycling goals for 2021

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A noteworthy goal for this year would be riding more and drive less, especially over short distances. (Photo: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images)
A noteworthy goal for this year would be riding more and drive less, especially over short distances. (Photo: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images)

Active transport and indoor training were the two most significant cycling trends of 2020. But what should your riding goals be in 2021?

The digitisation of cycling finally matured with a combination of innovative programming and lockdown, triggering a flood of demand for virtual riding solutions. Although these cycling apps are wonderful, they cannot replace the freedom of real-world road miles or trails.

Dedicated amateur racers will be greatly cautious about managing their event expectations for 2021. Some January races have already been postponed and those planning to achieve all their missed 2020 race medals could be disappointed.

Riders should take the time at the start of the year to unpack and organise all spares, components, and riding gear.

Another noteworthy goal, beyond the competitive and mindful aspects of cycling, would be riding more and drive less, especially over short distances. 

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