Pedalling technique

What Is The Right Pedalling technique?

A question often asked by cyclists is whether their pedalling technique is correct or what is the right way to pedal. This is a really complex question since an assessment is not exactly easy to measure or quantify. In the following article we will try...

How much can you raise your FTP?

How much can I increase my FTP?

So you have been training a lot but you are wondering how much can I increase my FTP before you start to plateau. Maybe you are looking to bump up your FTP by 100 watts before the summer. While this is possible, it is a...

Why Cycling is Good for Your Health

Why Cycling is Good for Your Health

Staying in good health is the goal of many people. However, sometimes finding an enjoyable activity that fits in one’s schedule is difficult to accomplish. Cycling is one of those exercises that increases one’s health and can be very fun. The benefits of cycling are...

cycke touring

Cycling in Belgium

Belgium is best known for its beautifully crafted beer, waffles and Godiva chocolates, but there is more to Belgium than gourmand specialities and frothy, Lambic beverages. There are miles of rolling countryside, forests and stone farmhouses. The expansive countryside is dotted with urban centres like...

cycling performance

Cycling Performance tests

If you don't measure, you don't learn, if you don't learn, you don't improve. It's that simple and that true. If we don't have measurable and comparable references of our performance we won't be able to know, with certainty and reliability, if our training is...

Energy management in triathlon

Energy management in triathlon

One of the key performance factors in any endurance sport is the athlete's ability to manage the energy at his disposal to keep running, swimming or pedaling at a good pace from the start to the finish line. How do you get a good pace...

Hill climbing

Special Cycling Disciplines

Hill Climbing We all want to be better climbers and there are countless sessions that you can practice to maximize your performance. Whatever you do, it will be painful — hills certainly hurt. Many events we ride include hills and being able to stay with attacks or indeed initiate...

cycling clothing guide

Cycling Clothing Guide

With the wide, competitively priced range of clothing available on the market today, cyclists have never had it so good. Ensure whatever you wear fits snugly but not too tightly.  Summer Cycling Helmet Helmets are compulsory for all UK road races but really should be worn at...

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...

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