Dr Craig hits the heights in the Dave Creasy 6

The Dave Creasy Six-Day bike racing event is a Madison format six day event compressed into two days day. Day one was held at the Lee Valley Vello Park in Stratford, London,  day two at the Herne Hill Velodrome in South East London. Our very own Dr Craig McLean was represented in team five, the orange team. There were 14 teams …

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Making marginal gains in your health & wellbeing

  Cycling’s premier event, the Tour de France, is now in full swing with riders from around the world putting their bodies through three weeks of hell in order to claim the fabled Maillot Jaune – the yellow jersey. The first part of the race has been dominated by Team Sky who have become the dominant force in world cycling …

Bike Blog – Dr Craig & the Wiggo Hour

June was a big month of cycle racing for Doc Craig. Craig’s been riding with the amateur racing team Nuun Sigma Sport – sponsored by Nuun hydration tablets, Sigma Sport bike shop in Kingston, Cannondale bikes, Mavic wheels and helmets, Castelli kit, Bont shoes, Smith Optics sunnies and of course Putney Chiropractic. He’s a second category cyclist who regularly mixes …

Cycling: Racing and Performance

Doc Craig McLean has been mixing it with top London track cyclists and even a Commonwealth games gold medalist and Grand tour winner at the Olympic Park Lee Valley Velodrome on a Monday night. You can pop down an see him and others between 7-10pm on a Monday night with the door charge the grand sum of £2. It’s quite …

Get Cycling Fit

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, with the arrival of the winter months it’s more important than ever to make the effort to keep your body moving to stay fit and healthy. At Putney we are experts on sports performance and maximising your body’s innate ability to heal and recover. We all also have a discipline that …

A Day in Provence

Following his JOGLE ride earlier this year (https://www.putneychiropractic.co.uk/lands-end-john-o-groats/), Putney Chiropractic was delighted to hear from Mark Field that he had been to Provence to tick off one of his ‘to do’ rides.  Mark reported that he had a weekend based in Bédoin which sits at the base of the iconic Mont Ventoux and which has featured regularly in the Tour de France …

Putney Chiropractic’s Craig joins the pros…

Vericool Circuit of the Fens Grand Prix Elite Series – National A. Road Race Sunday July 27 near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Results: Adam Blythe NFTO (1st), Chris Opie Rapha/Condor (2nd), and Russell Downing NFTO (3rd) It was the day for the part timers to meet the pro’s, Nuun Sigma Sport London Race team were welcomed by the organisers of the Vericool …

Lands End to John O Groats

Putney Chiropractic was proud to support cyclist Mark Field on his quest to ride Lands End to John O’Groats (well in their case John O’Groats to Lands End) in just 9 days. He completed the amazing journey in 9 days and when I asked him how was the weather, the response was ‘Yes we have lots of weather!’ Rain and …

WIN 3 FREE Adjustments or Coffee for a month!

Congratulations The winners of our competitions are are follows. Facebook review and winner of the Grind Coffee card – Sue Norton Social media winner – Scott Thompson. Thanks to everyone who interacted with us on our various social media outlets. Our Competitions In our continued quest to keep you up to date with the latest health information & to help …

La Marmotte 2013

Drs Michael and Craig headed to France for the weekend of 6/7 July to join 6500 other crazy cyclists to complete the Marmotte cycling sportive. Read some thoughts from Doc Craig as he sped around the course a year after he broke his leg. The Marmotte 2013 – unfinished business Marmotte time: 7hrs 10mins (414 out of 6000+) – not …

Prudential London Ride 100

The Prudential Ride London 100 mile sportive hit London the first weekend of August 2013 and what an amazing event it was. The cyclists reclaimed the streets of London and Surrey and we had such a great time speeding through the traffic free streets. Doc Craig entered as part of a team from his local cycling club London Dynamo and …

Autumn cycling at Putney Chiro

Cycling at Putney Chiro We have started a virtual cycling club on Strava and invite you to join us. Find our cycling club on Strava and join us for a few virtual rides. Here’s some pics of a recent ride Drs Michael, Luke and Craig went on through the Surrey Hills on a beautiful Autumn day.

London 2 Paris cycling event

Dr Michael Bloom joined in the fun at the London to Paris bike ride in June, 2012. Weather was wet and windy but the morale was high and all reportedly had a great time. From The L2P official website… ‘The London-Paris 2012 has come to an end. After an epic Three Stage ride, all 450 riders from the seven speed …

International Cyclefit Symposium

The International Cyclefit Symposium was a two day forum looking at the relationship between the human body and a bicycle. The two day conference on the 25 & 26 Jan, 2012 was well attended by over 50 bike fitters, physios, chiros, medical consultants, scientists and bike industry folk. Drs Craig and Luke from Putney Chiro were in attendance and were …

Chiropractic in Cycling Weekly Magazine

  A colleague of ours, Dr Matt Rabin, is the team Chiropractor for the pro cycling race team Garmin Cervelo and Cycling Weekly did a great article on him in the October 27th edition. Below is the full article, and it sounds like he was a truly valued member of the team. Enjoy reading about a usual day on a …

Spinning with the Putney Chiro Team

Spinning with the Putney Chiro Team The Putney Chiropractic crew are heading to the Pedal Studio Monday nights at 8pm for an hour of Spin! Dr Luke has committed to a weekly Monday night spin and is after some company. It’s more fun with a group so grab your shorts, t-shirt and trainers and log-on to the Pedal Studio for more information. …

4up team time trial – Sept 2011

Here is a great account from my team mate Stu Spies on the trials and tribulations of cycling team time trial (TTT). This event was held at Alfold, Surrey on 10th September, 2011. Stu is quite the wordsmith and read on to discover how hours of training and preparation can come a little unstuck with the help of a…..puncture! My …

Craig’s Cycling Blog 2011

Ask some of my family or close friends and they’ll tell you I am addicted to cycling and spend way too much time on two wheels. In 2011 I decided to get serious and work closely with a coach, Rich Simmonds from Personal Cycle Coaching, start training with an SRM power meter and buy a few more toys. Read on …