Category: Tactics

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15 mistakes you don't want to make while racing on Zwift

With many cyclists on lockdown around the world thanks to COVID-19, Zwift racing is bigger…

Inside line: Tiff Cromwell's nationals road race

The 2014 Australian national road race championships came down to a sprint finish between a…

Breakaway Strategies

Okay, so after a flurry of attacks you've finally managed to get in the breakaway…

Anatomy of the Leadout With Mark Renshaw

Mario Cipollini was the first to master the leadout train to win an enormous amount…

Turning Around Negative Racing

One complaint I often hear about Masters racing is that it's negative. In my limited…

What Was I Thinking?

Photo by James Broadway A reader who left a comment yesterday gave me a good…

The Art Of The Counter Attack

I learned the art of the counter-attack from my teammate Duncan Smith. He's the master…

Philip Island TIPS

photo Veeral Patel This past Saturday was the Degani Philip Island Grand Prix.  It's my…

Blocking

Photo by Leigh Schilling Blocking is a race strategy you may have heard of before.  …

Climbing strategies

To be a good climber you need to build a foundation of strength. Strength is…

Attack On The Lull

image from www.cyclingweekly.co.uk Have you ever noticed the times in a bike race when someone…

Cornering Tips

Spring is now in full swing here in Australia and the first of the crits…

Top 10 Attacking Mistakes

Spring is well underway here in Australia and criterium season is right around the corner. …

The Final Corner

Aussie Ben Kirstin comes first at the US Crit Championships.  Photo courtesy of Velonews -…

Politics of the Peloton - Reading The Race

Photo: Shane Goss/www.licoricegallery.com This past Saturday was my first race back after a few months…

Politics of the Peloton

Being "in the chop" is an Aussie expression that you won't read about in the…

Cav's Perfect Sprint Technique

We all know that sprinting is just as much about tactics and timing as it…

If You're Not Moving Forwards, You're Moving Backwards

You've probably been in the situation during a race where everyone keeps stealing the wheel…

Drafting Aerodynamics

We all know that drafting is an important part of road cycling.  As a cyclist…

Mistakes When Pulling Turns

I was walking along the beach the other day and noticed a flock of ducks…

Theo Boss Incident Debunked

With so many points of view on the Theo Bos vs Daryl Impey incident I…