Cycling

  • How To Do Your Own Bike Fit

    9th January 2014

    Increase cycling comfort and performance with our DIY road bike fit guide A good bike fit is crucial to be comfortable, efficient and free from injury. This is a basic guide to the elements of a road bike that you…

  • Cycling Training Plans For Triathlon

    1st January 2014

    Free cycling training plans to help improve your triathlon bike splits Improve your cycling with these bike-specific training plans to help you go faster in your next triathlon. Get Your Cycling In Gear Triathlon Training Plan This triathlon bike training plan will…

  • Ultimate Winter Bike Speed Workouts

    26th December 2013

    Build cycling strength over winter with these turbo trainer sessions from coach-to-the-pros Mat Steinmetz Winter can be a very frustrating time as poor weather and lack of daylight force most athletes indoors. As a coach, it’s my job to come…

  • Q&A: Power, Cadence, Climbing And Self-testing

    13th December 2013

    Wattbike’s Eddie Fletcher on balancing power, upping cadence, climbing, nutrition and self-testing on the bike Sports scientist Eddie Fletcher of Wattbike answers your questions on how to get the most out of your cycling sessions. Read his initial blog here…

  • Winter-proof Your Cycling

    14th November 2013

    The essential bike kit you’ll need to stay warm and ride well this winter Outfitting both your triathlon training bike and yourself with this key gear will help you get quality, safe training in throughout the cold and dark months.…

  • 8 Ways To Descend Better On The Bike

    6th November 2013

    Improve your safety, speed and style when riding downhill with these simple cycling tips   1 Control your speed from the top Judicious use of the brakes is crucial to successful descending. The front brake has greater stopping power downhill but…

  • Sort Your Gearing On The Bike To Save Seconds

    16th October 2013

    Improving your bike’s drive train efficiency could give you a free speed boost, says Rob Kitching. In recent years British Cycling and Team Sky have introduced us all to a concept known as the aggregation of marginal gains. Put simply,…

  • Ironman World Championships: Get In Training

    7th October 2013

    If you’re thinking about moving up to Ironman, check out our Ironman triathlon training sections Ironman World Championships Kona 2013 (Photo: *christopher*) Making the decision to do an Ironman is not one that should be taken lightly, after all a…

  • Pete Jacobs: Ironman Bike Training

    4th October 2013

    Ironman World Champion Pete Jacobs explains how get through your Ironman bike training Pete Jacobs rides the stunning Boardman AiR TT 9.8 and has helped develop their new TTE machine too Pete Jacobs’ cycling improvements allowed him to ride fast…

  • 8 Ways To Cut Drag On The Bike

    18th September 2013

    Go faster for no extra pedalling effort with these aero tips from Phil Mosley 1. Go tight, not baggy Your choice of clothing affects your aerodynamics, thanks to something called friction drag. You can reduce this by wearing tight-fitting clothing.…