Training Ride Drills for cycling

The following cycling techniques and drills can be incorporated into training rides to help develop and improve road bike handling skills. They are grouped by techniques to apply, and specific drills to practice, during a ride. Be careful when performing these drills, and practice within...

cycling training

Cycling training to get you started

Cycling training, what does it take to be successful? And what is required? These are often questions you get as a coach. Many people are stuck in the old ways of long and low-intensity rides. They want to improve their performance, but in reality, they don't...

cycle training

Cycle training with RPE for Beginners

Cycle training is continuously evolving, and we consistently see a diverse range of levels come through our coaching program. Teaching the beginner cyclist to understand the fundamentals of cycle training is just as important as the elite riders and sport science. Cycling training doesn't need to...

bike commuting

Bike commuting and why you should start

With traffic in major cities on the rise, more and more people are looking into bike commuting. This saves increased travel time, petrol costs going up, and traffic jams. Thankfully there are other alternatives to getting to work such as biking. If you checked one...

Cycling intervals

Cycling intervals for hill climbing

When you want to become a fitter, stronger cyclist adding hill cycling intervals to your plan are a sure way of enhancing your performance. To be a faster climber, first, you need to be able to increase your maximum sustainable power. Doing so increases your ability...

speed training plan

Speed training program for cycling

As we get older, many cyclists drift towards a steady-state speed, focusing on a speed training program for four weeks can help solve this issue. Commonly, these types of cyclists spend too much time training at one speed. Doing so affects your ability to accelerate, meaning...

cycling nutrition

Cycling nutrition while riding

While most cyclists focus mostly on the training aspect of riding a bike, cycling nutrition is typically an afterthought. Our body can store up to 400-500 grams of glycogen, which is then used to propel us forward. Cycling nutrition is not only about on the bike,...

bike training

Bike training for the beginner

Bike training for the beginner is all about time spent on the bike, although there are many things along the way you should take note of.   Getting Started with your Bike Training   Get a Bikefit - Optimizing your position helps you sit comfortably and reduces the risk...

criterium training plan

Criterium Training Plan for Cycling

Criterium training and racing is about attacking corners rapidly and forcefully through multiple corners. These races are raced around a 1-2km circuit and not a road race. Criteriums focus you on keeping your line and making you sprint hard in and out of every corner.   Criterium...