Bike

Oval chainrings – the lowdown

New research shows that the benefits of elliptical chainrings are still inconclusive
05 August 2014 at 17:19

Blog: Intensely cold swimming and brutal bike climbs at the Alpe D’Huez Long Distance Triathlon

Age-grouper Brian Carlin describes his race last week, where the swim was so cold his face quickly went numb and three huge bike climbs then followed
04 August 2014 at 11:47

Sub-1hr bike session: Build intervals

Work your aerobic and anaerobic systems with this 60min turbo trainer workout that will get you switching intensities for maximum gains
30 July 2014 at 14:38

Gallery: Long Course Weekend

Check out these photos from the recent three-day multisport festival in Tenby, Wales – can you spot yourself?
30 July 2014 at 13:18

Eight ways to improve your mountain biking, fast

Have the Commonwealth Games given you an appetite for off-road racing? Top British Xterra athlete Sam Gardner shares his secrets for better biking
29 July 2014 at 11:20

Sub-1hr session: endurance boost

Develop your bike endurance base in order to build speed with this 60min turbo session
04 July 2014 at 14:16

Explained – when to go down on to the aerobars

You’ll need hands on the hoods for tricky descents, but the majority of your bike time should be down on the aerobars – and don't forget to practice, says Mat Brett
03 July 2014 at 17:05

How to… keep your torso steady when working hard on the bike

We share some exercises to stop your upper-body rocking when going all-out on two wheels
06 June 2014 at 16:22

Sub-1hr bike session: all-out intervals

Get your body used to working at its max on two wheels with Emma-Kate Lidbury’s latest 60min workout. Be warned, this drill requires mental toughness...
27 May 2014 at 14:47

Can I train at a velodrome to improve my cycling?

We explain how hitting the boards can give triathletes a silky smooth cycling stroke, and how to go about getting accredited
21 May 2014 at 16:57

Can riding on a turbo trainer damage your carbon bike?

We examine if there's any truth in the horror stories, and how best to set up your steed
17 April 2014 at 15:50

Should you give it everything on the bike leg of a triathlon?

We look at why 'blowing up' is not always a bad thing, and what middle-of-the-pack athletes can learn from race winners in terms of psychology
16 April 2014 at 15:13

Sub-1hr bike session: power-boosting quad killer

A super-tough cycle workout that will help build strength and power. You've been warned...
15 April 2014 at 14:45

Six power meter sessions to help boost bike strength and speed

Are you considering investing in a power meter? We share six sessions that will help you get the most out of it by measuring your fitness and form then improving both
04 April 2014 at 12:29

How to test your aerobar set-up

Need some advice on setting your bars up properly? We help you get the most comfortable aero position possible
28 March 2014 at 11:21

How to overcome your fear of going fast on descents

Had a fall on the bike and struggling to rebuild your confidence? Identify any technique problems you might have and deal with them quickly
27 March 2014 at 13:49

How to pace yourself on the bike leg of a triathlon

We show you how to master this tricky but important skill for the longest part of your race
25 March 2014 at 14:55

Is there a 'right' way for triathletes to pedal?

From pedalling in circles to applying pressure at specific points, we look at whether there's an ideal approach when you need to run off the bike afterwards
21 March 2014 at 13:00

Is it possible to train for bike and run at the same time?

Good news for the time-crunched athlete: new research suggests you can improve your run performance while riding using long intervals
18 March 2014 at 14:00

Sub-1hr bike workout: the big gear

Build your bike strength by training with a low cadence in a big gear
05 March 2014 at 09:57