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Checkmate: How one rider turned two seemingly doomed attacks into a victory at E3

Kasper Asgreen won the E3 Saxo Bank classic with two solo attacks, but was it all about the watts?

How to clean your cycling water bottles

Dishwasher or handwash? And how often should you clean them?

Roundabouts suck for cyclists: here's why

Roundabouts are great for making the roads safer for motorists. For cyclists? Not so much.

I flicked the light switch on an eating disorder

I’m Mike. I write the CyclingTips social media posts you read every day, and I have an eating disorder

Rough ride: Whole-body vibrations might be worse for you than you think

If you’ve ever ridden a particularly rough section of tarmac or taken a road bike onto terrain it wasn’t designed for, you’ll know how un...

Espresso a day keeps the death away

New study suggests cycling's coffee culture might help us live longer.

Can heat acclimation really improve endurance performance?

In a recent CyclingTips article sport scientist and cycling coach Dr Jason Boynton discussed how to optimize indoor training by manipulat...

How to train with purpose during lockdown

The world continues to struggle through the coronavirus pandemic and what a rollercoaster it's proven to be. For months my social media f...

How to watch the Tour by bike: A Shoddy guide

I've put together this post in the hope that you'll be able to use it next year. Actually, it's something I'm not just hoping for, I am p...

TDF Power Analysis: Pogacar's Peyresourde attacks and new climbing record

“Tomorrow we fight again! Tour is not finished, vamos” - Tadej Pogacar Tadej Pogacar was one of the several riders to lose to time on sta...

TDF power analysis: Neilson Powless' breakaway lessons learned

Alexey Lutsenko of Astana Pro Team won stage 6 at the Tour de France but today’s power analysis focuses on the birthday boy himself, Neil...

How to make the most of your cycling during stage 4 lockdown

As of Sunday August 2, Melbourne is in six weeks of stage 4 lockdown to help fight the spread of coronavirus. Among the new restrictions:...

Close passes keep happening – here's what we know about why

Any cyclist who’s spent time riding on the road will know the horror of a close pass. That terrifying rush of wind, the car mirror that s...

Speed wobbles: How they start and how to stop them

You finish climbing, crest the hill, then start flying down the other side. And then, out of nowhere, it happens. You’re not riding reckl...

Home made energy food: The good, the bad and the sickly

Let's face it, being a cyclist isn't cheap. Don't get me wrong, it can be. But once you're in at the deep end, got that bug and seen what...

Got asthma? You might want to pay attention to these new guidelines

Late last year, the Global Initiative on Asthma announced a fundamental change to the way it recommends treating asthma. As pharmacist Da...

Route finding: Shoddy's favorite mapping apps

I'm guessing I'm not the only one who over the past few months found themselves daydreaming of wild, adventurous rides. I had the maps ou...

The e-bike you can control with your mind

You sometimes hear cyclists say that their bike has become an extension of themselves. That when they’re in the zone, and everything is f...

The inside story and power analysis from Lachlan Morton’s Everesting 'record'

An Everesting built on food poisoning, rosé, and two pieces of tape.

The commuting boom: Shoddy's tips for riding to work

Over the past few weeks, I've attempted to delve into a few topics for all the new cyclists that are hitting the streets. First, I threw ...

Who trains harder: male or female pro cyclists?

Say you had access to several years worth of training data from a bunch of male and female pro road cyclists. And say you went through an...