Return to Cycling Advice
If you're thinking about getting back on your bike after some time out the saddle due to injury, illness or just life getting in the way, here are two really useful articles to help you return to cycling:
This article is very helpful particularly because it's written by someone who has had real life experience of this, rather than just being a factual "how to" guide.
This article gives really useful information too, particularly about the importance of recovery, and it has a really handy "do's and don'ts" list at the bottom of the page.
Cycling plans for different levels of commitment
Here are three different plans on the British Cycling website to get you started. (Hopefully you'll have some more up-to-date kit than the ladies on the right although you may not look as stylish...)
8-week Sofa to 50k plan
4-week Kick-start Training plan
12-week Improver Training plan
Good luck - happy cycling!