Cycling

  • Tri Bike Fitting – How To Get The Perfect Bike Position

    4th March 2014

    Why getting a good bike fit is an essential and instant performance booster at all triathlon distances Chris Newman of The Triathlon Shop explains how the bike fit encompasses every element of triathlon Triathlon bike fitting is essential for any…

  • How To Corner Fast On The Bike

    2nd March 2014

    Shave seconds off your riding time by cornering safely and effectively Confidence The key to a smooth corner is to remain confident. This is helped by having a bike that is comfortable, balanced and fits you. Heads Up During your…

  • Perfect Your Pedal Stroke

    6th February 2014

    Improve your pedal stroke to eliminate dead spots and increase cycling efficiency The best pedalling technique is one that’s smooth, efficient and powerful. Here’s how to pedal like a pro. 1-5 o’clock Your heel will be slightly raised as you move…

  • 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,…