There's nothing like a good cuppa after a long day of riding to warm you up, and settling down with a good brew is a great way to relax those aching muscles.

Is hot chocolate the secret to recovery?

Being the bike-mad cyclists that we are, we just love the little life accessories that allow us to take our passion everywhere we go. For many of us, a great way to do that is to incorporate that early morning coffee or the relaxing tea at the end of a long day at work.

So here are a few cycling inspired mugs for that all important brew...

Rapha RCC Coffee Mug

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If you're going to be taking a sip of coffee and kicking back in reflection of your day's efforts, then you need an RCC coffee mug from Rapha.

Designed by award-winning British ceramicist Billy Lloyd, each mug has been carefully crafted from porcelain and has a 10oz capacity.

Available here for £10.

I want to ride....

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Who doesn't want to ride their bicycle?

We just love this tin and enamel cycling inspired mug. With its retro design and turquoise finish, you'll have the coolest mug in the office.

Available here for £5.

Bianchi Café & Cycles

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Bianchi released a classy little tea set a couple of years back and now its available to the general public - woo hoo!

To boost the range, they've added something a little more "every day" for the Bianchi enthusiast. This classic mug bears the Bianchi Café & Cycles logo that's become so recognisable.

Available here for £15.

T-REX Cycling Mug

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A T-Rex Riding a bike? Well, why not? This fun mug is exactly that, fun! And we love it.

This mug is available in two sizes: Small and Mega, holding 11oz and 20oz respectively. They are both dishwasher and microwave safe.

Available here from £11.50.

Pols Potten - Bikes Cup

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These adorable bike cups are just perfect for any beverage and because they're made from porcelain, you can enjoy a great cuppa in them too!

Set of 6 available here for £53.

I'm too tired, sleepy mug

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"Why couldn't the bike stand up?... Because it was two tired"

Who can relate? This mug is the perfect representation of those of us who need that caffeine boost to get them through the day until we can ride again.

Available from £11.50 here.

Ride Like A girl mug

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This ceramic mug says it all for Total Women's Cycling. We ride like girls, because we are girls, and nothing says that better than the Strava stats, and this awesome mug.

Available here from £13.

Badger on a Bicycle

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"Enjoy the little things" - We couldn't agree more!

This wee mug is so cute and acts as an important reminder to take pleasure in life where we can, from the epic adventures to the little local pootles around town.

Available here for £7.

So, sit back, relax and enjoy a cuppa.