Painful, ride-ruining, race-ruining and, let’s face it, a bit of a mystery. What exactly is cramp? And what steps can you take to prevent it while cycling?
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Nearly every cyclist will have experienced cramps at some point, but, it’s fair to say that it doesn’t always appear that there’s a cure or a neat way to prevent them.
What there are, though, are strategies that you can employ to get more comfortable in the conditions where cramps usually occur. This should mean that you can – ultimately – cramp less and maybe even stop cramping altogether.
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