Setting up a successful breakaway requires a mixture of luck and judgement. You need to judge when you’re with the right combination of riders, and you need that little bit of luck that the bunch won’t bring you back immediately. So how do you set a breakaway up? The first thing to remember is to […]
Please don’t forget that we had 9 years of development at the end of the BMW 320.
– If you ever ride your bike with anybody else, and I really hope you do because it’s great. Then there will be days when you’re not the strongest in the group and that can be a really painful experience. Especially if you’re going up long climbs, and again, I really hope you because long […]
(whooshing) – No rider ever gets into a breakaway thinking (sighing) this’ll do for the next four or five hours, until we hand over the sprinters and they can have their fun. Often it does end up in a bunch, but sometimes there’s a big upset. And we love it! When those who battle to […]
– For today’s video we’ve enlisted the help of Emma Pooley. A name that will no doubt be familiar to many of you. If you don’t know who she is, she has been a world champion in the Time Trial, she’s won four stages of the Giro d’Italia, and she’s won La Flèche Wallonne. We […]
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Hi, I’m Daniel Oakman, senior curator at the National Museum of Australia and welcome to my cycling adventures. Today I’ll be riding this carbon fibre road bike in a race with the Canberra Veterans Cycling Club. That’s me in the red and white jersey. The kind of racing I’m riding in here is called the […]
riding out of the saddle can be a tricky skill to master and even longtime cyclists may find they’re not actually as comfortable out of the saddle as they are in it but it might just be that a quick hint or tip is all you need to set you right now one of the […]