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How To: Turn Your Road Bike Into A Gravel Bike


Riding drop bar bike off-road is all the rage right now. But do you really need a dedicated gravel or adventure bike?

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Bike Safety: Where should you put your camera?


If you only have one camera, which mounting position is most useful if you’re involved in an altercation?

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How to avoid getting doored (or dooring a fellow cyclist)


Most states require cyclists to ride as far right as practicable or as judged safe by the rider, but this often puts them directly in harm’s way because they are in the door zone.

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How To: Make a DIY aero road bike


Can you get aero without an aero bike? The obvious answer is yes – just tuck your elbows in. But what ways can you actually make your bike even faster?

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How far to the right should you ride?


How far to the right must we ride? This is one of the most misunderstood portions of traffic safety laws. Here are some answers.

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How to not get dropped when climbing


It’s an unfortunate fact of riding a bike: No matter how fit you are, you won’t be the strongest rider on every group ride. But that doesn’t mean you have to get shot out the back of the pack.

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6 hacks to go faster on your bike for free


We all want to go faster on our bike, and there are any number of ways to go about doing that. Here are six easy ones.

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What to do if harassed or threatened by a motorist


Have you been harassed, yelled at, honked at, buzzed, menaced, or otherwise threatened while riding your bike? Here’s what you can do.

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7 Ways To Improve Your Average Speed On A Road Bike


Almost every cyclist wants to go faster. Your average speed is a pretty good measure of your ability, and thus a great way to measure your improving fitness. So how do you increase that all important number?

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Riding two abreast: When and where is it permitted?


Drivers often get mad when cyclists ride side-by-side, but what does the law say?

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4 Bad Cycling Habits and How to Break Them


There are lots of bad habits that are easy to pick up, and that will stop you from looking pro on your bike. Bobbing, bouncing, knees out, and elbows out are just a few. Here’s how you can stop them.

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Understanding the Cycling 3 Foot Rule


The driver of a motor vehicle overtaking a bicyclist proceeding in the same direction shall allow the bicyclist at least a three-foot separation between the right side of the driver’s vehicle. But how much is 3 feet, really?

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How To Improve Your VO2 Max


Improving your VO2 max is a surefire way to improve your performance on the bike. Here are some training sessions that can help make that happen.

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5 Killer Cycling Workouts For 2018


Do you want to get fitter and faster in 2018? Yeah, we thought so. Here are five killer training sessions to help you do just that.

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Top 10 ways to avoid holiday weight gain and still party


The season is over, it’s snowing outside, you’re pounding nut roll like you’re getting paid for it. Off-seasons are for gluttony and sedentary life right? Wrong!

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How To: Make your bicycle frame look new again


With a little elbow grease — and the right polish — your bike can look showroom good all over again.

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Tubeless tire do’s and don’ts


Road tubeless tires and wheels are becoming increasingly popular, but they’re still not perfect. Here are some tips to avoid the most common set-up pitfalls.

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What’s the best stem length for you?


When road cyclists think about stem length, they tend to only take into account the effect it has on their position on the bike. But do different stem lengths change the handling of your road bike, too?

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How to buy the best bike for you


What bike should you buy? This video takes you through the key differences between bikes and explains the things that you should be looking out for when you make this important purchase.

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6 tips for safer descending on your bike


Descending on a road bike is one of cycling’s greatest joys. But it can also be dangerous if done incorrectly. Here’s a six important tips to remember when going downhill fast.

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How (and when) to change gears on your road bike


If you’re new to cycling, then shifting gears and gear selection can be confusing. There’s a lot to think about and it’s easy to get it wrong — or just not shift at all. If that sounds familiar, watch this video.

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How to train like a professional cyclist


Training methods and styles have changed massively in the last few years. To learn more about how the pros get into shape and stay race ready, check out this video.

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5 Tips To Climb Faster Without Being Fitter


Climbing is hard, but rewarding. The best way to get faster going up? Train more of course. But there are also some ways to increase you VAM without being more fit.

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How To Lose Weight Like A Professional Cyclist


Balanced nutrition forms an important part of any training program, but can the manipulation of nutrition alone have an impact on your training?

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Essential tools for cyclists


Bikes – and the tools required to maintain them – are getting increasingly complex. But if you really think about it, you can distill the tools that you need down to the bare essentials.

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