Category: Technique

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A burrito recipe and gear checklist: How to do gravel raceday mornings right

After half a year in our Endless Gravel van, Marshall Opel has perfected his pre-race routine. It's simple, and purposefully so, designed...

Tips from the pros: Three rules for riding in crosswinds

The fundamentals are straightforward. Call them the three Ps of riding crosswinds: Positioning, Planning, and Power.

Keeping bike fit when riding isn't an option

Good fitness requires consistency, but due to travel, work, family, and other time constraints, being able to ride multiple times a week ...

Improve your performance with a proper warmup and cooldown

At this point, many of you have probably pined a number or two to a jersey and raced. By now, you should have a good idea of what you nee...

Weekly wisdom: Consistency is the key to success

We all know that to become better at something we need to practice. It seems obvious but to become better a better cyclist, you have to p...

Ride like Evie: tips for racing against the clock

Time trials: a moment of truth and arguably the purest form of cycling. One human against the clock attempting to pedal their bikes as fa...

How To Pedal Like A Pro

There is a technique to pedalling efficiently and smoothly, but many people ride without giving it a second thought. In this video, GCN e...

Speed Wobble - When The Bike Shakes Its Head

Image by Endless Pedal One of the most frightening experiences a cyclist can encounter is getting up to 70km/hr and experiencing speed wo...

Descending Tips

Descending is a skill that's better learned on the bike than by reading a blog.   However, if there's one guy who can break it down step ...

Ankling

A few months ago I did a couple posts on ankling.  You can find them here and here.  Ankling is basically a pedaling technique that recru...

High Speed Cornering Tips

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 h...

Melbourne to Ballarat - Crosswinds and Number Crunching

Once thing I love about racing here in Australia is the history behind some of these events.  Some of these races have been going on for ...

Cav's Perfect Sprint Technique

We all know that sprinting is just as much about tactics and timing as it is about the physical ability to turn over the pedals quickly. ...

The Trackstand

Whether it be on the track it self, the bunch in the morning, at the traffic lights commuting to work, or starting a mountain bike race, ...

More On Ankling

I just got back from a nice slow 120km morning ride and was paying close attention to my pedal stroke and in particular the ankling techn...

Efficiency Of Pedal Stroke - Ankling

For those of you who are wondering we had a spectacular roadtrip weekend at the Tour of Canberra.  All of us who all went along together ...

Theo Boss Incident Debunked

With so many points of view on the Theo Bos vs Daryl Impey incident I figured that someone had to settle it once and for all.  It certain...

Going Through The Gears - A Key Move

Wherever you are, there will always be a handful of pro level mechanics who have made careers out of their trade. They’re talented, respe...

Kempy's AToC TIPS

Our embedded CYCLING TIPS reporter and Pro Cyclist David Kemp of Fly V-Australia Presented by Successful Living has been slugging it out ...

Crocodile Trophy Tips

Have any of you roadies ever thought about doing something different?   Something that's a real challenge?  Something with some real suff...

Your First Bike Race

I can still remember my first bike race.  It was a mountain bike race in Canmore, Canada and I was in the citizen's class with about 20 o...