Getting back on the bike

After years of navigating London’s busy streets, Colin Leadbeatter rediscovered the joy of cycling thanks to his Peloton Bike+, writes Rosamund Dean

‘The thing that appeals to me is that you can literally close your laptop and be in a class‘ ‘You’re immersed, so you lose track of time. When I finish a 30-minute class I always think, that felt like 10 minutes’

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‘I’m a middle-aged man in lycra,” laughs Colin Leadbeatter. At 39, he’s hardly middle aged, but he certainly owns a lot of lycra. “I used to spend a lot of time whizzing around London, getting beeped at by angry road users on my bike.” Since the Covid...

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