What should your body position be when cycling uphill?

Nik Cook explain how your arms, legs, torso and head should be positioned when cycling up hills, both seated and standing
27 February 2018 at 11:17

How to improve your aero bike position... off the bike at home

In theory, improved aerodynamics equals free speed. But as Andy Bullock explains, there’s more to it than dropping your handlebars and lifting your saddle
12 January 2018 at 12:11

The long bike ride: An advanced 3.5hr bike session for experienced triathletes

A long bike ride with shifts in cadence and intensity will help you cope with fatigue, says Ben Bright
10 January 2018 at 11:37

Turbo session: long, steady film ride

Take out the monotony with this variation on a drinking game
03 January 2018 at 08:00

Sub-1hr turbo trainer session: cycle strength booster

A pre-season turbo session that should lay good foundations for the year ahead
02 January 2018 at 09:00

Turbo session: sweet-spot workout

One of the most effective all-round sessions
28 December 2017 at 05:00

How to keep cycling throughout the winter

Beat the elements with Guy Kesteven’s advice on how to prepare your bike, yourself and your clothes for all those rides in the harsh winter weather
27 December 2017 at 02:00

Turbo session: kitchen sink

A bit of everything
26 December 2017 at 05:00

Turbo session: 2 x 20

The classic turbo session
25 December 2017 at 06:00

What are the benefits of training on a single speed road bike?

Wondering what the advantages and pitfalls of training on a fixed-gear road bike, and whether there's anything in particular you should be mindful of? Rob Banino explains the pros and cons
20 November 2017 at 08:59

What is VAM (Velocità Ascensionale Media) in cycling?

VAM is a term coined by controversial Italian coach Dr Michele Ferrari that’s used to compare cyclists’ climbing performances. It stands for Velocità Ascensionale Media, which translates to average ascent speed – or vertical ascent in metres per hour.
03 November 2017 at 11:24

Key bike training sessions that simulate hills and climbing

Got a hilly Ironman scheduled but don't have any hills nearby to train on? Six time Ironman World Champ Dave Scott shares some key hill-free bike sessions to help you conquer the climbs
30 October 2017 at 09:51

What's the best bike cadence for Ironman?

When racing Ironman, what’s best – high or low cadence? Joe Friel prescribes your peak rpm
23 October 2017 at 13:27

Cycling on rollers: how to do it and their training benefits

Now autumn's here and the weather's turning Joe Beer explains the benefits of training indoors on rollers
02 October 2017 at 10:59

Cycling: how to corner fast and smoothly

Being able to corner well means a higher overall average speed and, because you don’t have to accelerate so much out of bends to get back up to speed, less energy is expended
28 September 2017 at 08:59

How often should triathletes do bike threshold training?

Andy Blow explains how often you should train on the bike at threshold and why it is important to not overdo it
22 September 2017 at 10:00

What's the difference between average power and normalised power on the bike?

Rob Banino explains how average and normalised power differ and why it's normalised power you want to monitor
22 September 2017 at 10:00  (2)

Cycling: how to ride downhill fast and safely

No matter how strong you are at riding uphill, if you’re descending skills aren’t up to scratch, you’re giving away free speed. Here’s how to get down safely at speed
21 September 2017 at 09:27

Riding aero: how to improve your aerodynamics on the bike leg

An aero cockpit is one of the best ways to improve your bike split but it’s not quite as simple as clipping on some aerobars one day and going faster the next. Here’s what you should be doing if you want to improve your aero riding
12 September 2017 at 09:54

Racing strategy: should you pedal or coast when cycling downhill?

Getting your pacing right for every element of long-distance is key. Joe Friel explains why pacing on the downhill sections of the bike leg shouldn’t be ignored.
11 September 2017 at 14:22