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October 28, 2009
NEWS & RACING BROUGHT TO YOU BY CHAPTER2 BIKES
photo by Veeral Patel
Crowie has some invaluable tips stored away from his lifelong experience as a pro cyclist. Most pro’s don’t know how to break down these skills and techniques to teach them properly to cyclists like you and me. This is why I love listening to Crowie so much. Here’s some great high speed cornering tips in Q&A style from a reader that I passed onto Crowie to answer.
For some other cornering tips that I wrote a few weeks back, click here.
By Rob Crowe – Ridewiser
Q: How soon after the apex should I be back on the gas? I’m guessing it’s the same as in my rally car, ie: ASAP.
A: Start pedaling again ASAP, without hitting the pedal. This is so much of an issue that riders have been known to execute these TOP 9 strategies to minimise the out-of-corner delay time for re-applying the accelerator!