How to ride a mountain bike on the road?

One of my friends bought a mountain a few days ago. Though a mountain bike is to ride on an unparallel surface, he wanted to ride it on the road. He gave a try to ride his mountain bike on the road without knowing the proper way. Then what happened? He fell in a horrible …

Why fixed gear is your top choice for winter cycling

Isn’t it great, that feeling when you get up on a bike in the morning to get to work, or when you are looking forward to your regular outdoor workout? And what about now, when it can get a bit snowy outside?Popularity and general interest in cycling naturally decrease during the winter months but no …

5 Maintenance Tips Your Bike Will Appreciate

If you want your bike to last for a longer time, it is crucial that you learn how to keep your bike in the right condition. With proper maintenance, you’re able to ride safe, comfortable, and enjoy the moments as you ride from one area to another. It also helps to increase the time between …

Cycling at Night? 5 Must-Have Tips You Need to Know

After I started cycling, I have come to realize that there are lots of benefits associated with this sport. Cycling typically combines physical exercise with being outdoors and exploring new views. Exercise, on the other hand, can have nearly endless positive impacts on your wellbeing. You can either ride alone, which gives you time to …

Is Supertuck “Froome” descending style?

At stage 8 of the 2016 Tour de France, Chris Froome attacked during the descent, using the so-called “Supertuck” style. He quickly opened up a gap of a few seconds on his main general classification rivals, including Nairo Quintana. Then he tucked down onto the top tube of his bicycle and spun the 54-teeth chainring …

How to Sprint – tips, and tricks

Winning races usually requires sprinting ability. If you’re racing a bike, as an amateur or professional, becoming a better sprinter can be the difference between 1st place or the 20th. So it’s crucial to learn how to sprint. You can say “I am not a racer, why to work on my sprint?” Because sprinting is …

Top 5 Time Trial Tips from Luke Durbridge

Australian Team Orica-GreenEDGE published another good video on their youtube channel. Luke Durbridge, 2011 Under 23 World Time Trial Champion and Australia’s National Time Trial Champion for the last 2 years (plus 2011 Under 23 National Time Trial Champion) revealed their top five Time Trial tips.

Countersteering and cornering tips

The main cornering technique on a two-wheeled vehicle is countersteering. In cycling, cornering is very important, especially in criteriums, during long downhills, and when a road race enters a city. By learning the true techniques, you can corner faster and much safer way, and conserve your energy. Having good cornering skills gives you a great …