It's fair to say 2014 was a pretty good year for cycling in our region, we saw history made twice, with Essex and Cambridgeshire hosting a stage of the Tour de France and the first ever Women's Tour starting in Northamptonshire and finishing in Suffolk.
The good news is, the cycling is set to continue, when the Women's Tour returns to the East next week.
Once again, thousands are expected to be out on the roads, cheering on the world's top female cyclists, but what does it take to win a road race? To find out, Sarah Cooper's been behind-the-scenes with one of the British teams, in training for the tour.
They burn about 2,000 calories a day, so their diet is crucial. But, what do pro cyclists eat before, during and after a race?
Life on the road can get quite cosy...riders share hotel rooms & the team manager sleeps with all the bikes.
We take a look inside the Matrix Fitness team camper van to find out what life is really like on the road when they're off their bikes.