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What to do if you come across an injured rider

As cyclists, we all accept that there is a risk of injury when we ride. Nobody wants to get injured, of course, and by the same token, no...

Why you shouldn't overlap wheels

Riding in a bunch safely requires a sixth sense that only countless hours of practise will teach you. Racing will accelerate this learnin...

Trying to make sense of the Sydney cycling crash

A crash in Sydney yesterday involving a motorist and half a dozen cyclists has attracted significant media attention around Australia and...

What to do if you've been involved in a crash

No cyclist ever wants to be involved in a crash but regardless of how cautious or skilled you are on the bike, there’s every chance you’l...

The Dominant Left

I'm sure that I'm not the only one that's noticed that cyclists almost always seem crash on their left-hand side. In fact 92% of bike cra...

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet

Two idealistic young students, Anna and Terese, created a revolutionary 21st-century design object everyone told them would be impossible...

How To Deal With Road Rash

It's said that you're not a real cyclist until you've had at least 10 crashes. Many stories can be told by our tattooed elbows, hips and ...

Crash Prevention

Crashing on a road bike sucks. There's no two ways about it. Whenever I'm out mountain biking there's always someone who has a stack, but...

Trust Your Gut

What a weekend it was. On Friday evening, parts of Melbourne got a very small taste of what Queensland and other areas of Australia exper...

Accidents Happen...

Andy White (aka TC) is the curator of fyxomatosis. I look up to him in many respects. His passion for cycling, his skill as a bike rider,...

What To Do If Involved In A Cycling Accident

Fortunately I've only been hit by a car once and miraculously came out with minor injuries.  I'm sure many of you have experienced the sa...

Slippery When Wet

The only thing more painful that getting back into race form is constantly wiping out while trying to get back into race form.  In these ...

That's Gotta Hurt

As you might have noticed it's been a slow week at CYCLING TIPS since I haven't been out riding much. The quality of the content I produc...

Dramatic Cycling Crashes

Bike racing is full of crashes. Some are serious and don't bring much good. However, there are some crashes that bring about some spectac...

Keenan Back In Action!

The voice of Australian cycling is back!  For those of you who don't know, Matt Keenan was seriously injured in a freak accident while ou...

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...

Stack Of All Stacks!

I'll let you write your own captions to this one in the comments section. The one thing that I find funny (besides the obvious) is the gu...

Count Your Blessings

I went to A Night With Mike on Saturday evening this past weekend - a benefit dinner for Michael Forbes.  Most of you won't know who Mich...

Front Wheel Mayhem!

There's a simple way to survive that daunting situation when you overlap wheels with the rider in front of you and his rear wheel is bump...

Bay Crit Tip #4 - Road Rash

Look at this mess!  Cookie is a tough cookie and has been through this a thousand times before, so he'll be okay.  He got right back on h...

Training While Injured - Jono's ERGO Sanity Tip

I know a few people who have crashed pretty hard in the past couple months and have had to deal with nasty broken collarbones. Unfortunat...