Tag: hacks

5 Essential Winter Maintenance Tips & Hacks | Winter-Proof Your Road Bike

(logo whooshes) – The winter is the enemy for so many cyclists out there and quite often you actually find them hibernating up until spring time. However, get yourself some decent clothes and you can beat, or at least be protected against those elements. Your bike though, that requires some specialist care, doesn’t it? Or […]

How To Choose Mudguards For Your Road Bike | Fender Installation Tips

– Mudguards or fenders? And for many cyclists out there, a really stable part of winter cycling. The thought of riding along and getting your precious bike covered in grime is a nightmare for plenty of us, warriors of the road. Not to mention the thought of replacing parts sooner than they necessarily need to […]

Trash Talking On The Trails | Dirt Shed Show Ep. 152

– Talkin’ trash on the trails and I don’t mean insults. How far can a MTB’er jump? Cam knows. And it’s a FMB Whitestar whiteout causing havoc. Plus, Gee takes one for the team. It’s all comin’ up on The Dirt Shed Show. (rock music) Startin’ the news today with the story of Dom Ferris, […]

We Should All Ride Hardtails | Dirt Shed Show Ep. 140

– Oof. (choir singing) Aa-aa-aah! Hans Rey is a god, man. – While lucky old Blake and Neil are out in the woods riding bikes, me and Doddy are here in the shed, getting ready to do a show, Doddy, what are we going to talk about this week? – Martyn, this week we’re going […]

11 Useful Cycling Hacks!

– Coming up are 11 little hacks that will make your cycling life better, easier, or both. – Right, first up, bib shorts. Notoriously messy items in your kick bag or in your drawer at home. So here is your solution. Goes at the end of the legs, start rolling up all the way, then […]

5 Completely Free Hacks To Make Your Bike Faster

(dramatic music) – Now it could well be that you’ve come to a part of your training where it’s simply not going to plan. Or maybe you’ve just reached maximum peak performance, and you still want to go faster. It’s time for plan B. The marginal gain game. Let’s look then at five ways on […]

10 Marginal Marginal Gains That Will Make You Cycle (A Tiny Bit) Faster

– The aggregation of marginal gains. Yep, the methodology made famous by Sir Dave Brailsford, in his pursuit, to turn British cycling, and then later Team Sky into winning organizations. The thinking being that if you can improve everything you do by just one percent, then these small improvements, added up over a long period […]

How To Prevent Bike Theft | Dirt Shed Show Ep. 132

(laughing) – Ow. Why do they wear these? (beep) – Coming up on the show this week, we are going to be discussing some crazy results and, quite frankly, a crazy world championships. – Definitely that. We’re talking about bike security and Dotty is here with some retro, cool stuff. – That’s nearly everyone but […]

Top 7 Bike Maintenance Hacks | Cycling Tips For Triathletes

– Triathlon requires a lot of care and with that it means a lot of maintenance and that’s before we even start on ourselves. But over the years I’ve learned a number of ways to make that maintenance just a little bit quicker, easier, and sometimes cheaper. So here are my top seven maintenance hacks. […]