This week Coach Rob talks about the top 8-10 items he sees beginner cyclists getting wrong. Some of the items are just expansions on a theme but still very important issues Rob sees come up all too often. None of these items are meant to be overly critical as we were all once beginners. So have a listen and learn how to become a better cyclist.
On my way commute work this AM I was greeted with heavy rain and lots of puddles on the road. When I say commute I mean in the comfort of my truck not a bike. I probably hydroplaned a few times on the commute but nothing serious. This reminded me of a conversation I had with one of my athletes … Read More
In a previous article I covered how cyclists can improve pedaling efficiency through increasing cadence. This was accomplished using pedaling drills and several interval based workouts that smooth pedal strokes and increase leg speed. While pedaling efficiency is very important aspect of becoming and efficient cyclists there are many other things we can do to improve our ride as cyclists. … Read More
In this article in the series on bike handling tips I am going to cover skills that will help you to potentially avert wrecks. Just like in the last article on effortless steering there are better ways to handle bikes. Knowing what situations to steer your bike away from and how to mange it if you find yourself in trouble … Read More
Recently completed my first 2 races of the 2011 season and saw lots of early season silliness. Thought I would share some of the mistakes I saw and how to deal with them.
I find that most new riders steer with their shoulders or wrists. There is nothing wrong with doing this. But what if you want or need to be more subtle.
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