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The art of the descent: Sierra Nirvana

The key elements that separate the great from the good can often be reduced to simple numbers. A rider's weight, build, power, Vo2 max, l...

Commentary: Fresh ideas are to be applauded, but Giro d’Italia ‘best descender’ competition a misguided concept

As first reported Monday on the Inner Ring blog, the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia, which begins Friday in Sardinia, will feature a ...

Descend better and faster

There is no better feeling than flying down a descent on your bike. I just love going fast and the feeling of (high) speed on my bike. Go...

5 of the best descending videos

After showcasing Peter Sagan's descending skills earlier this week from Stage 16, and the response we received in the comments, we though...

How To: Descend quickly and safely

Descending is a skill that's better learned on the bike than by reading a blog.   However, two-time Olympian Rob Crowe does a fantastic j...

How to descend like a pro

Pro cyclists adopt many different positions so that they can descend as quickly as possible. In this video the guys at GCN have some tips...

Descending Mount Buller With Gerro

Over the weekend Simon Gerrans and I rode to the top of Mt Buller from Mansfield. It took us about 50 minutes to ascend, but holding onto...

Cipollini Bond - Behind the scenes

A couple months ago Cipollini Bikes published an over-the-top "James Bond" style film that only Super Mario himself could pull of. They'v...

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 ...

Taking Risks

It must be a horrific time for family and friends of the unfortunate Melbourne cyclist whose life was cut short this past weekend.  From ...