How To Pedal Like A Pro
May 30, 2013
There is a technique to pedalling efficiently and smoothly, but many people ride without giving it a second thought. In this video, GCN explains how to get the most out of your pedal stroke with a few simple tips from the pros.
Speed Wobble – When The Bike Shakes Its Head
March 11, 2011
Image by Endless Pedal One of the most frightening experiences a cyclist can encounter is getting up to 70km/hr and experiencing speed wobble (a.k.a “death wobble” or “speed shimmy”) while approaching a corner. A couple weeks ago when I was chatting to Darren Baum about the geometry of a bike and how it affects handling, the …
April 7, 2010
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 by step and teach the art of descending it’s two-time Olympian Rob Crowe.
November 4, 2009
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 recruits different muscles to either produce more power or to give your primary pedaling muscles brief respite. I shot this video to show-off 4 things: 1. My new team kit …
High Speed Cornering Tips
October 28, 2009
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 …
Melbourne to Ballarat – Crosswinds and Number Crunching
August 20, 2009
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 a hundred years! For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Melbourne to Ballarat Classic Handicap, it’s a race that started in 1908. I wish I could find …