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  • A cycling anatomy analysis of the leg muscles used during cycling, as well as information on the bicycling pedal stroke including the power and recovery phases.

    Leg Muscles Used in the Cycling Pedal Stroke

    Leg Muscles Used in the Cycling Pedal Stroke

    by Liam Hallam17

  • A guide to cycling training in Majorca, featuring some of the best cycling climbs on the island: Sa Colobra, San Salvador, and the fabled Coll de Soller, and a strava leaderboard.

    Training in Majorca:  Best Cycling Climbs

    Training in Majorca: Best Cycling Climbs

    by Liam Hallam1

  • A guide to some of the best road cycling climbs and routes on Lanzarote. Tabayesco, the longest climb on the island, and a selection of other climbs to really challenge your riding.

    The Best Cycling Climbs On Lanzarote

    The Best Cycling Climbs On Lanzarote

    by Liam Hallam6

  • Repairing a bicycle puncture is relatively simple, requiring few tools. It should be possible to perform a repair in about 30 to 40 minutes. This pictorial guide shows you how to remove a wheel and tyre, locate the hole in the tube, patch it and put everything back together.

    How to Fix a Bicycle Flat Tire: 10 Steps With Pictures

    How to Fix a Bicycle Flat Tire: 10 Steps With Pictures

    by Eugene Brennan2

  • A guide to the cycling roller workouts you can use to improve your muscular endurance. Featuring detailed instructions and examples of muscular endurance workouts for cycling whether you're looking for sportive performance, a faster time trial or hoping to lap the field in your next cyclocross event.

    Cycling Roller Workouts for Improved Muscular Endurance

    Cycling Roller Workouts for Improved Muscular Endurance

    by Liam Hallam8

  • Riding a bike offers many advantages, including health benefits, affordable travel, and swift travel through heavy traffic. This article looks at the downsides, however, listing 10 disadvantages of cycling.

    10 Disadvantages of Cycling

    10 Disadvantages of Cycling

    by Paul Goodman0

  • Featuring three cheap road bike tires for performance and value, from Vittoria, Schwalbe, and Hutchinson.

    3 Great Cheap Road Bike Tires

    3 Great Cheap Road Bike Tires

    by Liam Hallam4

  • A guide to the best all round cyclocross racing tires for every budget. Whether you're riding clinchers or tubular cyclocross bicycle tires. There are traditional options, mountain bike cyclocross tires, and tubeless UST options for all to help your race performance.

    The Best All-Around Cyclocross Tires

    The Best All-Around Cyclocross Tires

    by Liam Hallam2

  • Would you like to be able to test your anaerobic threshold without the need for a laboratory to do so? Knowing lactate threshold heart rate means you can tailor your training for optimal bicycling race performance. The conconi test can be done at home with a turbo trainer, cycle computer that reads information from your rear wheel, a heart rate monitor and a willing assistant or partner.

    The Conconi Test for Cycling:  Calculating Your Anaerobic Threshold

    The Conconi Test for Cycling: Calculating Your Anaerobic Threshold

    by Liam Hallam0

  • There are many ways to enjoy bicycling in New York City. It is a wonderful way to explore the area and get a little exercise at the same time. Consider a ride from Harlem to Governor's Island!

    Bicycling in New York City Is Fun!

    Bicycling in New York City Is Fun!

    by Shelley Horsley Cruz2

  • Finding a good value mountain bike at a good price can be very tricky, and information isn't always forthcoming. This article looks at three of the top good, cheap mountain bikes available today.

    Three Budget Mountain Bikes for Under $500

    Three Budget Mountain Bikes for Under $500

    by Bill8

  • A guide to choosing the best cyclocross wheels. Whether tubular wheels or clincher wheelsets are better for cyclocross racing, and which are the key components of a CX wheelset.

    The Best Wheels For Cyclocross Racing

    The Best Wheels For Cyclocross Racing

    by Liam Hallam0

  • Best bikes for Teenage Girls - Looking for a bike for a teenage girl or young woman. Whether you want a road bike or amountain bike you will find one here.

    Best Bikes for Teenage Girls

    Best Bikes for Teenage Girls

    by Brian Slater6

  • When the cold winter and dark nights set in, many cyclists turn to indoor cycling training options. This article details the benefits of using a set of bicycle rollers and shows how to use them.

    How to Ride Indoor Bicycling Training Rollers

    How to Ride Indoor Bicycling Training Rollers

    by Liam Hallam2

  • The best singletrack, cross country and downhill mountain biking trails. The best enduro training spots as well as family friendly off road cycling routes in Sherwood Forest.

    The Best Mountain Biking in Sherwood Forest

    The Best Mountain Biking in Sherwood Forest

    by Liam Hallam0

  • The best five mountain bike backpacks. Your mountain bike backpack is one of the most important accessories you can take when biking because you can always keep your essential biking equipment with it.

    Five Best Mountain Biking Backpacks

    Five Best Mountain Biking Backpacks

    by Brian Slater3

  • Bar ends are one of the best accessories you can add to your bike. Here are reviews plus a video on how to install them onto your bike.

    Five Best Bar Ends for Mountain Bikes

    Five Best Bar Ends for Mountain Bikes

    by Brian Slater1

  • The "human engine" is more efficient than you think. Human Powered Vehicles (HPVs) have taken on many forms and they are testing the ingenuity and physical prowess of their engines.

    Pedal Power! The World of Human-Powered Vehicles

    Pedal Power! The World of Human-Powered Vehicles

    by Dean Traylor1

  • Cycling has increased in popularity in recent years, due to the many benefits, which include health, affordability, environmental, and speedy travel around cities. This article looks at the main 12 advantages of riding a bike.

    12 Advantages of Cycling

    12 Advantages of Cycling

    by Paul Goodman1

  • Can you build your leg muscles through biking and does cycling up hills add thigh and calf bulk? Will it also make your body seem less feminine?

    Does Cycling Build Your Leg Muscles

    Does Cycling Build Your Leg Muscles

    by Liam Hallam6

  • My friend and I cycled through over 300 miles of some of England's most beautiful landscapes. It was hard work, stressful, and lonely at times, but most of all it was unforgettable.

    Cycling Through England

    Cycling Through England

    by Tommy Limpitlaw2

  • Most of us are well aware of the negative consequences of alcohol, and yet the post-race ritual will often involve a drink or two, either in celebration or perhaps - in commiseration.

    Booze and Bikes, Do They Get Along?

    Booze and Bikes, Do They Get Along?

    by AF0

  • Are you looking for a bigger behind like Kim's or Beyonce's? Could cycling help you to get a bigger butt? Or what gym exercises could you use to enhance your booty?

    Can You Get a Bigger Butt From Cycling?

    Can You Get a Bigger Butt From Cycling?

    by Liam Hallam3

  • Picking a good bicycle for exercise and fitness depends entirely on how you ride. Here are a few examples of a few different styles of bikes that are great for working out in various settings.

    The Best Types of Bicycle for Exercise

    The Best Types of Bicycle for Exercise

    by Bill5

  • A review of the Planet X RT-57 carbon fibre road cycling frameset and Planet X Sram Red Road Bike. Featuring BB30 and ready for racing or sportives.

    Planet X RT-57 Sram Red Road Bike Review

    Planet X RT-57 Sram Red Road Bike Review

    by Liam Hallam2

  • If you're hunting for the best BMX bike for $300 or under, you'll have a tough go. This article is written to help you identify a few budget options that are well built, fun to ride and easy to get.

    Four Best Affordable Entry Level BMX Bikes

    Four Best Affordable Entry Level BMX Bikes

    by Bill5

  • A guide to adapting a cyclocross bike for touring use. Improving riding comfort, gearing requirements for cyclocross touring, fitting fenders and pannier racks, and tire requirements.

    Adapting a Cyclocross Bike to Go Touring

    Adapting a Cyclocross Bike to Go Touring

    by Liam Hallam0

  • Safety first is a good rule, but why should style come second? I say safety and style should ride hand in hand, and thankfully, today's bicycle helmet designers agree. Let's have a look at the most stylish street bike helmets on the market!

    Urban Bicycle Helmets - A Guide to Fashionable Bike Helmets

    Urban Bicycle Helmets - A Guide to Fashionable Bike Helmets

    by Simone Haruko Smith26

  • If you currently own a fixed gear, also known as a "fixie", then you know that it can be a money pit if you are always wanting to upgrade it.

    Best Fixed-Gear Upgrades

    Best Fixed-Gear Upgrades

    by sapientzeal lm0

  • A guide to preventing chafing and saddle rash while cycling. With focus on skin preparation, reducing friction and using chamois creams for comfort

    How to Prevent Chafing When Cycling

    How to Prevent Chafing When Cycling

    by Liam Hallam0

  • You've made a great decision in deciding to wear a helmet while cycling. Now, fitting it properly is the next step to really gaining the intended safety attributes.

    How to Properly Wear a Bicycle Helmet

    How to Properly Wear a Bicycle Helmet

    by Jacob Erker6

  • A guide to choosing the best bar tape for your road bike. There's lots of choice out there from cork to synthetic tape and even leather

    The Best Bar Tape for Your Road Bike

    The Best Bar Tape for Your Road Bike

    by Liam Hallam5

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