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Straighten up your perch with Morgaw Saddle Adjust app

It seems like a little thing, but saddle maker Morgaw has just released a pair of iOS and Android apps to get your butt in the right spot on the …

Handsfree audio and rider-to-rider communication with Terrano X

There is no doubt that more and more electronics are creeping into our everyday lives, and riding bikes doesn’t seem to be an exception. With more …

Handsfree

VMO FTW: How to Build This Iconic Cycling Muscle

A chiseled VMO muscle is an unmistakable mark of the fittest, most dedicated cyclists. Here's how to strengthen yours—and get enviable quads in the process.<p>There are quads. Then there are cycling quads. And of the four muscles that make up the quadriceps, the one that's come to signify the …

Cycling

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Cycling

No Gear? No Problem! How to Get Your Workout in With Nothing But a Wall

A quick workout with no bike? We’re in!<p>Ideally, you’d be able to fit in a bike ride whenever you want. Unfortunately, reality often gets in the way, and sometimes that just doesn’t work out. When you’re in a time pinch, this five-exercise circuit can get you moving. Do three sets, resting a minute …

Climbing

Reach Your Ideal Cycling Weight

Find it, reach it—and stay lean for life<p>Behold the mighty pound. Each one has potential. To put raw power into your pedals. To outsprint the masses to the line. To ascend the likes of Mont Ventoux. But pack on too many (especially of the non-power-producing variety—in other words, fat) and they'll …

Fitness

Fry Fat With Intervals

Intervals aren't just for racers and people who care about getting faster—they're also incredibly useful for anyone trying to lose weight<p>A few years ago, I took a new client I was training out for a ride. She had a significant amount of weight to lose, so she'd bought a bike and had been riding …

Paleo Diet

Ride Faster in Three Days Per Week

Can't get out every day? You can still become a better cyclist with just three rides a week.<p>Of all the training programs I've written for hundreds of athletes over the past 25 years, one of my favorite (and simplest) for cyclists of any level is the three-day magic bullet. Whether you're a …

Exercise

Peaks Coaching: Strength Training for Cyclists: The Hypertrophy Phase

By Bill McLaughlin, PCG Elite Coach<p>Here, at the end of the season, is the time we rest and recover from the hard work of racing, training, and …

Are You Fit to Ride?

Find out where your body needs a boost with these cycling-specific fitness assessments.<p>Too many cyclists with bulging quads still struggle with a squishy core, wobbly hips, or stiff shoulders. On the bright side, fixing those issues will make you a more efficient rider, says Darcy Norman, a trainer …

Health