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5 ways to fix the most common cycling pains

Riding a bike shouldn’t hurt. If it does, something is wrong, generally with your fit, gear, bike setup or riding style. With all those moving …

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Chris Hoy on how to power up your bike ride

Getting out of the saddle to train can boost your bike performance and help prevent injury. Sir Chris Hoy explains how<p>Before you start supplementing …

10 ways to improve your climbing

<b>Find the going gets tougher when the road pitches up? Here's how to improve your climbing...</b><p>Hills have a tendency to split groups of riders. Not …

Alberto Contador

Your complete guide to Specialized's 2018 road bike range

<i>[This article was updated on December 14, 2017]</i><p>Founded in 1974, Specialized is one of the biggest and most popular bicycle brands. It produces a vast …

Your Comprehensive Guide to Faster Climbing

Want to get better at climbing? Here's (nearly) everything you need to know.<p>It's one thing to grind your way up a steep climb, body rocking back and forth, bike barely moving forward--or even staying upright. It is another to gracefully ascend into the high mountains, your movements a lesson in …

15 Tips to Better Climbing

<b>12 SET GOALS</b><p>It’s easy for most riders to sit in their comfort zone when climbing. If you push yourself outside that range a little bit at a time, the …

7 tips to become a more powerful cyclist

Make your next ride or race more fun with these expert tips.<p>Set the bike up right<p>“Comfort is the No.1 driver of cycling performance—if you’re not …

How to train for long distance endurance cycling events

Laura Scott 21 Aug 2017We've got a rider lined up for the Ride Across Britain, and here's how she's preparing for this long distance endurance …

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The 7 Best Bar Tapes for Cyclists

Our experts pick the top tapes for grip, style, comfort, and more<p>Bar tape is the unsung hero of every rider’s cycling life. It provides an essential contact point with your bike, and is one sure-fire way to make your bike feel like new.<p>Traditionally, road handlebars were wrapped in white cloth …

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Handlebar Tape Installation (Drop Bars)

2<p>Wrapping Procedure<p>During stressful riding, the rider’s hands tend to apply a torque to the bars. Matching the direction of wrap helps minimize …

Spinning Circles: How to Maximize Your Pedal Stroke Power

Wanna ride faster with less work? Here's how your pedal stroke can help with that.<p>Picture-perfect pedaling is more than pushing down on the pedals. It also involves pulling them up and around in an act that cyclists call pedaling circles. Ultimately, the goal is to eliminate any "dead spots" in …

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