Matthew Griffiths

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The Power Meters Buyer’s Guide–2014 Edition

How quickly a year has gone by since my last power meter buyers guide. In that time we’ve seen an explosion of new entrants into the power meter …

Clean performances to surpass doped performances? | The Science of Sport

When will clean performances surpass doped performances?<p>Will clean cycling performances ever match those of the doped generation of the 90s & 2000s? …

Climbing vs time-trialling: same effort, different power output

For example, when I climb I can hold a consistent 400 watts for 15 minutes. I can’t do this when I’m on a TT bike though — I can only manage about …

The Same Ride, Only Different

In life, and on a bike, a little stability can sometimes knock you off balance<p>I was inches from riding into a gooey, matted mass of roadkill when I suddenly came to and managed to swerve. I thought, Where am I? I looked around. I had been on the road for about an hour but had paid little attention …

Road Bikes

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Why Am I Seeing This?<p>A 404 error means that the requested file cannot be found. This can be due to an incorrect URL, a misnamed file, an improper …

Big Data: The Mega-Trend That Will Impact All Our Lives

There are some things that are so big that they have implications for everyone's life, whether we want it or not. And Big Data is one of those mega …

Big Data

Facebook + WhatsApp = The Ultimate Spying Machine?

Facebook, the popular social network with over 1.2 billion users world wide, just got a lot bigger by buying WhatsApp, the text messaging app with …

Social Media

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>You know how you can hear something a hundred times in a hundred different ways before it finally gets through to you? The ten …

Miley Cyrus

Time Trial Postioning: Bodies and Equipment

I will break this into two categories of rider; those who compete in the occasional time trial by mounting aero bars on their road bike, and those …

How pros cope with overtraining

Overtraining is something we're all probably guilty of self-diagnosing, but how seriously do the pros take it? How do they recognise the symptoms of …

Scientists tell us their favourite jokes: 'An electron and a positron walked into a bar…'

Science is a very serious business, so what tickles a rational mind? In a not very scientific experiment, we asked a sample of great minds for their favourite jokes<p>Physics<p>■ Two theoretical physicists are lost at the top of a mountain. Theoretical physicist No 1 pulls out a map and peruses it for a …

5 simple tips that can make your new Android phone better

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>I don’t know how many people found an Android(s goog) smartphone among their holiday gifts although I suspect it was more than …

Frog Bikes - the lightweight kids' bike

The Incredible Shrinking Marathoner

Over the past two decades, top marathoners have been getting shorter, lighter... and faster.<p>It's no secret that marathon times -- unlike most other track and field events -- have been getting faster and faster over the past decade. Among the 20 fastest men's marathoners of all time, Haile …

Marathons

How to Live Life to the Fullest (28 Plans) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is made to be explored and it’s content, be reached to the utmost. Limits are no limits when you don’t recognize them. With a burning-desire to …

Profit

The 10 Most Effective Ways to Finish What You Start

I have been the champion of the fizzing out game. My father would joke that I would start anything new with enormous enthusiasm and fervor but …

6 Action Tips In Attending Meetings with Confidence

Do you find yourself in a meeting where you are a significant attendee because of your role in the team, family or company, but quietly listening and …

Technical FAQ: Bifurcation and high-speed shimmy

This week we address one reader’s questions on countersteering a bike versus a car and an inquiry over the impact of bottom bracket drop on …

Why Cyclists Should Be Base Training

Why it pays to ride easy and build up cycling base mileage, especially if you want to go fast<p>If you’ve ever signed up for a charity ride, fondo, or other endurance event and wondered how you’d fit in all the training, you no doubt rejoiced upon learning about the benefits of high-intensity interval …

Exercise