Tag: sec-how-to

How To Get Aero On A Road Bike Like A Pro

In this video, we look at how to make your road bike as aerodynamic as possible. We’re here at stage 1 of the Tour of Dubai, an individual time trial, and the riders, as you can see, can’t ride on low-profile frames so they’ve had to make some minor adjustments to theirs. We’re going to […]

How To Ride Tight & Steep Switchback Corners On Your Mountain Bike

– Tight and steep switchback corners are really hard to get right. Sometimes you don’t ever really get them right, you just wobble around them and off you go. They tend to be more in sort of steep situations. Some parts of The Alps have endless amounts of tight switchbacks. When you have a switchback […]

8 Mistakes All New Mountain Bikers Make

– Mountain biking can can be quite complicated, with lots of things to learn when you start out. – Very much so, Neil. Even though when you become a pro, you still learn. – Do you think you need pedals? – Well that’s a silly question, yes, you do need pedals. – Yeah, you ready? […]

How To Be Prepared For Any Adventure With Your Mountain Bike

– A lot of us, such as myself, use my mountain bike as predominately my everyday vehicle. But can we ramp up the fun factor if we had some storage available? You wouldn’t expect to use a single seated Formula 1 or racing car as your everyday vehicle, so why do we expect the same […]

How to Choose The Correct Bike Size

– When it comes to buying a new bike, it’s absolutely paramount that you pick the right size. There are loads of different adjustments you can make to your bike, like the stem, the saddle, even the seat post or the crank length. But, every different adaptation you make to your bike will affect the […]

How To Draft Like A Pro | Essential Cycling Skills

(motor running) – Riding on the wheel, or sitting behind others, to get the benefit from drafting is a crucial skill if you want to learn how to ride with other cyclists. So, here’s how to do it. (peppy music) – Sitting on the wheel, sitting in, sat on, drafting, giving a tow, are just […]

Ride Your Mountain Bike In Comfort

– After a couple of big days on my bike recently, one on that Longest Day ride and the other one, bikepacking with Blake, it’s reminded me just how important it is to be comfortable on your bike. Things like lower back pain or shoulder pain can really ruin a ride, so this is how […]

How To Train On Your Commute | Threshold Workout

(upbeat music) – I like to do my training first thing in the morning, if possible, luckily for me, I have about an hour’s commute by bike, which is perfect actually for fitting in this snappy little FTP session. Now because I have a bit of a tendency to faff in the morning, over a […]

How To Ride 100 Miles On Your Bike When You Haven’t Done The Training

– Sound familiar? You’ve signed up for a hundred mile ride. And maybe it’s for charity but you haven’t been able to get the training in and you’re nervous. I mean, you’re really nervous. – Yeah. It’s not surprising really because riding a century is a pretty big deal but we think we can get […]