Posts Tagged ‘tactic’

Riding aero is fast but are you ready for it?

I have had numerous questions recently about riding “aero”. Questions have ranged from: installation and selection of clip on aero bars, what to expect when riding

Avoiding illness this season

I hate getting sick! I am pretty sure I am not alone. We endurance athletes are a funny bunch. We are more than willing to hammer

Tip: Rolling a hill

I was recently reminded about an older article I wrote about my experiences riding a fixed gear bike. The biggest lesson I took away from riding

Pacing tactics for recreational and competitive cyclists

In my inaugural article at Tour d’Afrique I make my introductions and share some tips, tactics and strategies for athletes riding in the Silk Route Expedition.

Writing a great race report

It is very important to log and document your training activities as a serious athlete. What do I mean by serious athlete? Athletes who are using

What to do in a bike race - Attack, attack, attack!

A friend of mine noticed on a recent race report that I had mentioned setting up a teammate to attack. He was wanting to know what went into this. I told him that it was pretty straight forward. Then I thought about all the different ways there are to attack. So rather then give away what type of attack was used in that particular race I thought I would post a few of my favorites.

Tip: Lining up for a sprint

If you have ever contested a sprint you know how easy it can be to loose. The best way to improve your chances is to not be seen.

Tip: Hand it over

Do you find that you fit your bike well but your hands are tired or sore at the end of a ride? You may not be

Tip: Stay loose

When the going gets tough relax. The best way I have learned to relax in a race or in a tough group ride is to loosen

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