Pro Rider Leisure | Blog

29/06/2018
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12 Valuable Tips for Cycling in Hot Weather

There’s nothing quite like feeling the wind in your hair and the sun on your back as you power down the roads, your surroundings turning into a blur. Summer has finally arrived and we are really excited to get out on our bikes and make the most of this amazing weather. High temperatures and bright sunshine, however, can bring about a myriad of issues for cyclists, which is why we’ve put together these handy tips for cycling in hot weather. By following these simple pointers there’s no reason why you... Read More

04/04/2018
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11 Simple Tips for Successfully Playing Golf in the Rain

Muster your courage as today we’ll be discussing something that many leisurely golfers actively try to avoid – playing golf in the rain. Whilst it’s true that many players initially see a drop in their performance, we’re here to tell you that it’s not all doom and gloom. As a matter of fact, there’s no reason why – with the right preparation and plenty of persistence – you can’t play well in wet weather. We’ve put together 11 tips to better arm you against inclement weather and give you the... Read More

16/04/2021

Top 10 Masters Moments

This year’s Masters was everything we could have hoped for with Hideki Matsuyama’s win, making him the first ever Japanese Masters champion. The amazing performance that lead to his victory has got us reminiscing about our favourite Masters moments from throughout the years, so here are our top 10! – – #10 – The first sudden-death playoff The first sudden-death playoff in Masters history was in the 1979 tournament. The pressure from this first-time moment caused the players to miss a trio of easy, makeable putts. It was Fuzzy Zoeller... Read More

01/04/2021

5 Fun & Interesting Golf Facts

Golf is a sport that has been around for centuries and is loved by millions of people around the world. Even if you’re not a keen golfer, the chances are that you have heard about it and know what’s involved in playing. While many people will have some general knowledge about the sport, we’ve found some fun and interesting facts about golf that you probably didn’t know! – – Fun Fact #1 – The First Golf Ball Was Made of Feathers When golf was first played, people used to get... Read More

23/03/2021

A Beginner’s Guide to Golf

A world famous sport that has been played for hundreds of years, the aim of golf is simple; hit a ball into a hole with the use of a club. The catch, however, is that the more times you hit the ball, the higher your score will be. While this may sound like a good thing, unlike many other sports, the challenge of golf is to hit the ball as little as possible to achieve a low score. If you end up with the lowest score, you will be the... Read More

17/03/2021
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Exercises to Correct Your Posture

Whether you sit at a desk all day or have found yourself spending too much time on the sofa during lockdown, your posture may have been neglected, leaving you with aches and pains in your back. Bad posture can cause not only uncomfortable pain but it can also make you look slouched and therefore appear slightly shorter. With some exercises to strengthen your stabilising muscles, you can transform your shape to appear taller and slimmer, as well as freeing your back from unnecessary tension caused by hunching over. You can... Read More

03/03/2021
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Get the Garden Ready for Your Kids

Winter is coming to an end and spring is just around the corner. Your little ones have spent the past few months cooped up indoors so they will probably be itching to get out in the fresh air. If your garden has been neglected over the colder months, now would be a good time to get it ready, allowing them to get out as soon as possible. – – Clear Debris Winter in the UK generally means bad weather. Over the winter, this bad weather will pick up natural debris... Read More

23/02/2021

Keeping Your Golf Trolley in Tip Top Condition

Regularly checking over your golfing equipment is very important for making it last longer and perform better. The same goes for regularly checking your golf trolley to ensure that everything is working as it should. If you catch a fault early on, it will prevent it causing a bigger and more expensive issue further down the line. Below are some ways that you can keep your golf trolley in the best condition possible. – – Give it a Test Run Due to Coronavirus, we haven’t been able to get onto... Read More

19/02/2021
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Why Choose an Electric Bike over a Manual Bike?

For anyone looking to swap their old bike out for a newer model or just looking to get into cycling, you may be wondering whether to go for a manual bike or electric. While manual bikes offer an excellent raw cycling experience, electric bikes offer you the freedom to explore and do more with your bike thanks to their electric assistive motors.  To help you make your decision, below is a list of reasons why you may want to choose an electric bike over a standard one. – – You... Read More

29/01/2021
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Our Top 5 Must-Have Golfing Accessories

For us golfers, the golf course is like a second home, a place where we go to forget about the daily stresses of life. That being said, the course can also become stressful at times – unless you have the right golfing accessories to make the day easier and more enjoyable. To improve your experience, we would highly recommend adding these to your equipment list before you return to your local golf course this spring. – – #1 – Spare Battery As you navigate the course, there is nothing worse... Read More

19/01/2021
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Get Out, Keep Active & Feel Your Best

Keeping active is the best medicine for boosting your mental health and making you feel good. Going for walks, jogs or even just doing an exercise routine in your home can break up the days and release feel good hormones into your body. Below are some easy and accessible ways to keep fit, healthy, and, most of all, positive! – Get Out in the Fresh Air Whether you choose to go for a walk or a jog, getting outside can do wonders for your mood. The fresh air, natural light,... Read More

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5 Reasons to Love Electric Bikes

Cycling is a sport loved amongst many and, in recent years, it’s become a favourite way to travel for those who would have otherwise used a car for their commute to work or the shops. The reason for this, we think, is electric bikes. Yes, they have been around for many years, but it’s their recent upgraded technology that has made them become as sought after as they are! Here are 5 reasons why you should love e-bikes and think about swapping your car journeys for an electrically assisted bike... Read More