How to attack and create a breakaway

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There’s basically two ways to win a bike race – by attacking and winning from a small bunch (or solo), or in a sprint finish. Only a select few of us will mix it up in the bunch sprints, so the rest of us need to learn the art of attacking to create a breakaway situation. In this video, GCN does a good job at breaking it down.

Other posts on CyclingTips about attacking and breakaways that you might find useful:

Golden Rules Of Criterium Racing

Golden Rules Of Road Racing

The Art Of The Counter Attack

Attack On The Lull

Top 10 Attacking Mistakes