If you’re not using these techniques, you’re going too slow

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 10:59am
Category: Road

Five essential road bike skills to make you a better rider
Whether you’re preparing for a sportive, riding with a club or heading out for a leisurely spin, having the right skills will allow you to enjoy your ride a lot more.

Here are six top road bike skills, courtesy of GCN, to make you a better rider:

How to perfect your cornering

Top tips for improving your technique, confidence and grip.

How to climb faster for free

Perfect your technique and pacing, and climbs will become a dream. Learn how…

How to sprint

The ideal tutorial if you want to boost for the line.

How to ride in a group

If you’re joining regular club rides or want to join a group during a sportive, for example, there are some unwritten rules you need to know.

How to ride out of the saddle

At first glance, this might seem an obvious skill but as with most techniques – get it right, and you’ll see benefits.

How to ride in strong winds

Unless you’re a true fair weather rider, you need to know how to combat the challenge of strong winds. Here’s how…

What other skills do you think we should add to this list? Let us know in the comments section below.

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