HELLO

 

Welcome! RIDEANDRACE is about the bicycle and our own physical and mental strength, ultra-endurance and adventure cycling, creating a connection, building long-term fitness, and helping cyclists become a better version of themselves.

The solutions provided are for all abilities and non-racer, and is primarily for ultra-endurance/distance formats such as 12 and 24 hours, self-supported and semi supported, multi-day stage and single-day racing and does extend to the shorter road, gravel and mountain bike formats. 

Whether you want to improve your physical and mental health through cycling or prepare for a race RIDEANDRACE can help you achieve your cycling objectives, no matter your location. 


ONE-ON-ONE
COACHING

 

 

A process that provides individualised training and guidance for cyclists of all abilities, both racer and non-racer with highly complex training needs and challenges.  

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TAILORED
PLAN

 

 

Tailored training solution built to your exact requirements, and give you the structure and direction without the price tag of hiring a coach.

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PRE-BUILT
PLAN

 

 

Designed for most cyclists and the most cost-effective solution to structured training targeting specific phases, abilities or events.

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ATHLETE
JOURNEY

 

Testimonial: "I really can't find the words to express how much working with a coach has changed my life. Rafeeq made me realize anything, not just finishing an ultra endurance mountain bike race is attainable. Without his help I would not be the person I am today.

My goal event was the Munga, an ultra endurance mountain bike race across a semi desert located in South Africa in the midst of summer. For 12 months I trained with Rafeeq from RIDEANDRACE and this is the first time in my life that I used a structured training plan and worked with a coach. He is incredibly professional and knowledgeable. I went into the event mentally and physically prepared for everything and despite it being a challenging event I felt strong throughout.

Thanks for the encouragement, pushing me to get fitter and stronger, guidance, training specificity and perfectly balanced preparation. I am immensely grateful for all of your effort and highly recommend this for anyone wanting to take on a challenge, no matter how big or small it may be."

Learn more about my first Munga here.

Sarah Atmore, ultra endurance cyclist.


FROM THE COACH...

Hi! I am Rafeeq, owner of RIDEANDRACE, and I help ultra-endurance/distance cyclists train (effectively) more efficiently. 

 

My racing and training experience extends to 12 and 24 hours solo road and mountain bike racing, self-supported and semi supported ultra-endurance/distance racing, single-day, criteriums, time trials, XC, marathon and stage racing. I have a keen interest in solo bike challenges and adventure; I enjoy riding a bicycle far, I have a particular interest and expertise in ultra-distance and adventure cycling however, I do work with individuals who are interested in shorter distance cycling and individuals who want to use cycling as a medium to improve their overall well-being.​

In my approach to providing a solution, the person comes first and not the athlete; the human element is the most important thing when helping you achieve your goal. 

 

All accomplishments start with a decision to try. Let's get started.  


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