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To maintain the foundation that you have crafted to support your riding–your base, your pace work, your group rides–you need to recover properly. A cracked foundation, worn down by too much riding and inadequate rest, can halt your progression as … Continue reading
Whether you are going on a 500-mile charity ride or racing Paris-Nice, there’s safety in numbers. Teammates and friends can pull if you’re feeling tired, share their food, or help fix a mechanical problem. It is also a lot more … Continue reading
First of all pay 100% attention, just as you would while driving. (Same rules of the road.) Use all your senses–often you can hear an engine in advance of the car, and see or hear a dog before it chases. … Continue reading
These devices are designs the prevent children from getting speared by their handlebars when they fall.
To ride comfortably in a group position yourself one-and-a-half to two feet behind the rider in front of you and focus your eyes just below the riders hips, not on his back wheel, so you can judge your following distance … Continue reading
Red lights should only be on the back of the bike. Just like a car. A white light is for the front. It lets motorists know if you are coming or going. Wear something reflective on your shoes or ankles. … Continue reading