Cycling

The Biggest Mistake You’re Making on Climbs

You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the top. Sure, you can go all Jens and tell them to...

Western America Mountain Biking: Must Hit Trails!

I am an Upstate New Yorker and I love it.  My mountain biking terrain is rugged, mountainous, usually cold and very very coniferous.However, I've been curious to see what my fellow mountain biking maniacs trail terrains looked like and in the interest of expanding my horizons; here are some of the most beautiful places...

Eric Barone sets new mountain bike speed record at 141 mph; video

On Friday, Eric Barone — the 56-year-old French mountain biking speed demon — set a new world record for the fastest time ever recorded on a mountain bike by reaching a blistering 141.498 miles per hour while traveling down a snowy ski slope in the French Alps:https://youtu.be/7gBqbNUtr3cAs reported by Bike Radar, in successfully going...

Senior Cyclists: Keep on Keepin’ On

I have ALWAYS had this dream to be biking well into my golden years. Yes, I want to be a fun foxy lady in my 60's, 70's and dare I say 80's and maybe even 90's. My beloved boyfriend always says that a thing in motion stays in motion and this means that if...

6 Ways To Be The Biggest Distraction On The Road

From a cyclist’s perspective, it’s hard to imagine drivers can’t see us. We’re riding in a group, we’re wearing blinding shades of neon, we’re taking up lane space in a way that feels impossible to avoid. But read a motorist-cyclist crash report, and the same phrase will come up time and time again: “I...

9 Ways to Make the Most of Your Short Bike Rides

In an ideal world, we'd always have the time to do the ride we want. However, most of us live in the real world, where we need to fit our rides into designated slots of free time. But you can have the best of both worlds—it just takes a little bit of careful planning....

How To Avoid Looking Like A Cycling Rookie on the Road

We fake many things in life, and many times we get by with a hobby or sport watching others and then imitating what they are doing. We don't have to understand why - we just do it. The last thing you want to look like on the road is a cycling rookie. Below are...

How To Get Mud Out Of Your Cycling Kit

Mud is something that we all deal with from time to time - even if you are a pavement cyclist. It can be hard to remove from out bike and out clothing. It is possible - and with the right knowledge, technique, and product you can save your kit from a muddy end.Choose The...

HOW WORLD WAR I PUT BOYS ON BIKES

It would be hard to find a find a product and a demographic more tightly tied together in our cultural imagination than boys and bikes. Robert J. Turpin writes that that association was born a century ago, when manufacturers’ need for customers lined up with changing ideas about youth and masculinity during World War I.In...

4 tips for pedalling off the pounds

Rebecca Williams, performance nutritionist for Maxinutrition, has some advice for us on how to keep your weight loss resolutions and targets... 1. Eat right for each ride If your aim is to be lighter while keeping power output high, periodising nutrition around training is imperative. Fuel your rides with optimal glycogen stores but on rest or light...
- Advertisement -