Cycling

  • Best tri bike training tips

    26th January 2015

    Take on 2015 armed with the seven best tri bike tricks we’ve learned in the last year… 1. Watch your hips on the bike “An open hip angle [on the bike] produces more power. There is no point building an aero position if…

  • Master the Superman

    2nd January 2015

    Build your core strength and stabilise your body during swim/bike/running. 1. Get in line Start the Superman on all fours. The object of it is to perform the movement without shifting your weight to one side or the other so once…

  • Get better aerodynamics with increased flexibility

    20th December 2014

    Flexibility can help you achieve more pedal power and better aerodynamics, says Morgan Lloyd.  The optimal cycling position for triathlon is often described as a balance between sustainability and aerodynamics. Physiological components such as flexibility, strength and stability are vital,…

  • Ride Faster In Just Six Weeks Triathlon Training Plan

    15th December 2014

    Use coach Phil Mosley’s bike-focused training plan to up your lactate threshold and ride harder. This triathlon training plan is aimed at making you a faster cyclist in six weeks. There are three rides per week, three runs and two…

  • Transition tips to get you through duathlon T1

    10th December 2014

    Save vital seconds in transition by following these simple steps. Practice makes perfect Use the week before the event to work on transition rather than cramming in last-minute training. Set up a transition area at home, and focus on smoothness…

  • Triathlon Training: Find your cycling lactate threshold

    1st December 2014

    Train effectively every time by working out your cycling lactate threshold, says coach Phil Mosley. Each time you ride your bike, do you have a specific session in mind or do you just head out the door and pedal? It’s…

  • Will Shorter Cranks Make You Faster?

    7th August 2014

    Swap your set-up to shorter crank arms and you could reap benefits on both the bike and run, says Garth Fox With wheels, handlebar, tri-bars and saddles all fighting for attention when it comes to upgrading your bike spec, you…

  • Training With A Power Meter

    16th May 2014

    Race training with a power meter – race your fastest ever triathlon with our guide to tri training with a cycling power meter Training with a bike power meter can make a huge difference to your triathlon performance. Here, with the help…

  • Best Bike Training For Ironman

    12th May 2014

    Set a blistering pace in your Ironman with these gruelling bike training drills Whether it’s your first or your fifth Ironman, these sessions will help you as you prepare for the biggest physical challenge of your life. Before having a…

  • Five Ways To Pace Your Ironman Bike

    8th May 2014

    Fulfil your Ironman potential by learning how to pace yourself on the bike, says Garth Fox Approximately 50 per cent of your Ironman will be spent on the bike. How you pace yourself will not only influence how fast you…