Avoid liquid calories

It is better to avoid liquid calories. Because, weight control is as important as training for a cyclist. The reason is the power-to-weight ratio: maximizing your power-to-weight ratio is a vital part of your training. In cycling, and in any endurance sport generally, better performance is determined not only by how much power an individual …

How To Film Your Ride To Improve Cycling Performance And Speed

Why film your ride? Studies have found that professional cyclists have a superior pedaling technique to elite cyclists. This is perhaps no surprise, given the level of training and dedication required at a professional level. But in order to improve speed and reduce the risk of injury, leisure cyclists can learn from the pros. By …

Riding the Gems of Mallorca

Mallorca also spelled Majorca, is known as a paradise for cyclists who year after year descend on the island in their thousands. They’re attracted by the country’s unique cycling challenges and breathtaking views. The roads are smooth, winding, and diverse featuring mountain climbs, country lanes, and undulating roads that are a pleasure to ride.

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 …

The Obree Way

“The Obree Way” is a book written by Graeme Obree aka “The Flying Scotsman”, who broke the world hour record twice, in July 1993 and April 1994, and was the individual pursuit world champion in 1993 and 1995. It explains Graeme Obree’s radical insights into technique, training, psychology and diet, and the logic behind them. …

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 …