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7 Carpark Skills To Practise On Your Mountain Bike | MTB Skills

– Welcome back you beautiful people, some carpark tricks that you can learn on your bike on the flat ground. I’m out here in the woods, there’s no car park but it’s flat, but there is one down there and I have a bunch that you want to learn. (rock music) (chuckling) – Oh my […]

How To Fix A Creaking Bottom Bracket Or Cranks

The most common cause of unwanted noises while you ride your bike comes while you pedal, meaning that in all likelihood it comes from the drivetrain down here. We’ll start with the easy bits first, but remember that any time you do anything to the bike, go and ride it afterwards to see whether or […]

How To Hold Your Handlebars Like A Pro

This position gives you the most control of your bike. This is perfect for descending or when riding in a nervous peloton. You are closer to your brakes and also have the greatest leverage in this position, and therefore more stopping power. This is the safest position to ride in, as you can maintain a […]

How To Lose Weight Mountain Biking | MTB Problems Solved With GMBN

(logo slamming) – So what we actually trying to achieve here? I guess we’re talking about matching two goals together, having fun on bikes and losing weight. The fun and bikes bit being the baseline status, the bare minimum. The losing weight bit being the end result. Sound good? The problem we must avoid is […]

How To Speak Like A Cyclist – A Glossary Of Cycling Terms Pt. 1

Attack To quickly accelerate while riding in a pack, or in smaller numbers, with a view to create a gap between yourself and other riders Breakaway A cyclist, or group of cyclists who split off the front of a peloton in a race are referred to as a “breakaway” . Bonking The bonk is unmistakable […]

How To Dress Like a Pro Cyclist – What To Wear On your Bike

Here are some simple tips on what to wear to get the most out of your cycling. Dress for where you’re going, not just for where you’re starting from. If you’re riding up a mountain, bear in mind that the weather could be much colder higher up, or if it’s going to be 30 degrees […]

How To Race On Zwift Like A Pro | Tips From An Indoor Cycling Champion

Interviewer: Custom kit, white shorts, national champs bands. James Phillips: Hey, you’ve got to be a national champ to wear that kit, good boy. [music] Interviewer: You’re on Zwift and you’re fully set up. Now, how can you take your racing to the next level? Coming up are the pro tips from James Phillips, the […]

How To Pace Your Effort On A Long Climb

– When you get to a climb the first thing you might ask yourself is what is the aim? Is it to get your fastest time, as in a time trial for example? Is it simply to survive the climb as part of a longer ride or is it to win the climb, to solo […]