Get our tips and techniques for improving your race results. Strategies for attacks, when to block, pacing yourself, getting organised, and more. Last but not least, how to get started and have fun!
Dropped road bike handlebars have many hand positions, but when ride on the drops, and how do you pull on the handlebars? There's a lot to consider, so find out and help your road cycling performance.
Cycling at night is more pleasant than riding in daylight. Not only is there no traffic, but it's cool and calm. Check out our tips on routes, terrain and technique for better, safer riding at night.
Braking is as important as learning to steer, unfortunately, most riders do not use proper technique. Braking power can be greatly increased by using the techniques and tips found here...
Learn how to handle corners at high speeds reliably and safely. This information will make anyone a better rider. Learn when to brake, how to lean and where to put your weight. Read more.
Descending ability, like any other skill, is best improved with practice. The more time you can spend on technical descents the more confidence and speed you will be able to develop. The most important aspect of fast descending is relaxation, which is impossible if you don't know your stuff, read on...
Descending on a bicycle requires a combination of skills that are more commonly used in motorcycling. Learn these skills, and how to not kill yourself by reading this article. Also discussed are descending techniques...
Novice cyclists often sprint heavily at the beginning of the hill, and blow up halfway. However, the typical advice -- starting the hill slowly and accelerating near the top if you can -- is terrible.
Learn how to climb hills effectively without burning out half way up. I Guarantee that after reading this, you will do much better on the hills, and even shave off time, as well as making your ride more enjoyable. Check this out!
Cadence is the speed of your pedalling; a low cadence uses high gears that are spun slowly. Proper cadence turns death marches into easy riding. Read this for improved efficiency and better climbing!
Learn how to survive in city traffic. Become aware of laws pertaining to cyclists and how to not get pulled over. This article should be read by anyone who rides on roads.
Few are truly able to check the road behind them without veering towards oncoming traffic. This is an important skill made easier in this article. To have a safe enjoyable ride, check out this article!
There is no more effective way to become a motivated cyclist than finding a good regular group ride. This page is full of tips and techniques to make group riding easier, funner and more efficient. Read on...
Slipstreaming is riding behind another moving object, usually a fellow rider, to save energy. It's a great technique to learn, allows you to keep up with far faster riders, and allows groups who take turns to travel at impressive average speeds. Read more to find out how to do it effectively and safely.