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Chain lubes grouptest

Summary<p>Keeping the drivetrain performing well requires a good lube, especially in wintry weather. We?ve got a bundle together including wet, dry and …

Cycling

The best cycling overshoes 2018: toasty toe covers for winter riding

What are cycling overshoes?<p>Winter overshoes are generally made from either thick neoprene or lighter, windproof, fleece-backed fabric. They’re …

Best cycling shoes 2018: a complete buyer’s guide

A good pair of cycling shoes is an essential piece of kit for anyone who is serious about their riding – but the ideal shoe for you will vary …

Tour de France

Refuel with real food after cycling

A protein shake is the pinnacle of post-exercise sports nutrition convenience, but wouldn’t it be nice to know what you could eat from your kitchen …

Nutrition

How to burn fat cycling

The majority of us are always looking to burn fat through cycling and one of the easiest ways to achieve it is through heading out for a few fasted …

Fitness

11 things you need to maintain your bike

Anyone can learn the basics of maintaining a bike. The simplest thing is to keep it clean – doing this can extend the life of parts like the chain, …

Top 10 nutrition tips for peak performance

Training, equipment and nutrition will all have an impact on your performance on a ride or in a race, but the importance of what you eat can …

Nutrition

The best road bike tyres reviewed 2018

An upgrade to your road bike tyres can make a huge difference to your riding experience. Good quality rubber can lower your rolling resistance, …

The 7 Best Road Bike Shoes For Cycling

DHB R1.0<p><b>Pro:</b> Extremely high value<b><br>Con:</b> Tend to be warm with mediocre ventilation<p><b>Entry Level:</b> It’s easy to watch a few hundred dollars disappear into …

The science of suffering

Cyclists are known for being made of tough stuff. Riders endure burning legs and searing lungs on a regular basis. Pro rider Jens Voigt famously …

How to pedal efficiently

It’s one of the most basic functions of riding a bike — whatever kind of bike you favour — but many of us don’t give the efficiency of our pedalling …

Top 10

Cleats explained: How to set them up correctly

There are two basic things to sort out when it comes to setting up your cleats – the angle of the cleat on the sole of your shoe and the fore-aft …

Tour de France

Why runners should think about giving triathlon a go

I’d been running for a bit. Then I tried triathlon. I was no longer pure. But it was worth it. I’m not one of those hardcore types who start doing swimming and cycling on top of their weekly running miles. Andy Bullock, a BTF triathlon coach, says: “Some people from a running background do a lot of …

Tour de France bike tech the pros don’t want you to know about

<i>This article first appeared on Bikeradar</i><p>There’s always been conflict between the gear that riders and mechanics want on bikes and the list of …