Bike

How to use your gears to improve cycling technique & strength

Bike gears aren’t just for increasing speed or getting up hills – overgearing and undergearing can also be used as training aids. Mark McKay explains…
22 September 2016 at 09:22

Best heart rate training zones for cycling

How to use heart rate monitoring to improve your speed and fitness
14 September 2016 at 11:52

Should you trust your bike power meter?

Know what your power output should be for an Ironman bike leg, but worried this doesn't allow for fitness/injury issues and wondering whether to trust the power meter on race-day or should you should back off if you are not feeling comfortable? Joe Beer has some advice
22 August 2016 at 11:29

Bike training: turbo vs road cycling

Nik Cook discusses the advantages of a turbo trainer verses cycling out on the road, and finds both can help your triathlon training but nothing beats being out on the road...
29 July 2016 at 11:39

How to pedal efficiently

Pete Bonfield explains how to develop the perfect pedal technique so you get the maximum output from your effort
28 July 2016 at 12:58

Interval training: why and how

High intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts will help you get faster times at your races, whatever your distance. Joe Beer explains all all you need to know and recommends some sessions
13 July 2016 at 09:45

Chris Froome vs. the world’s best triathletes

We ask two respected tri coaches how the Tour de France winner’s bike data compares
12 July 2016 at 11:37  (1)

How to prepare for hilly bike sections

Mark Kleanthous discusses how much you should incorporate cycling up hills in preparation for racing hilly courses.
24 June 2016 at 13:40

8 triathlon training myths busted

The line between triathlon training fact and triathlon training fiction is often a blurred one. Here to put things in black and white is the man in the know, Joe Beer...
16 June 2016 at 12:37

Triathlon biking tips: 23 steps to becoming an accomplished cyclist

Portuguese coach Sergio Santas, who trained 2008 silver medallist Vanessa Fernandes, talks cadence, cranks and carbon. Follow his bike leg steps to increase your two-wheel competitiveness this season…
15 June 2016 at 09:00

How to regain your confidence after a fall off the bike

Have you lost your nerve on the bike after a bad crash or fall? One of the UK's top downhill racers Katy Curd offers some tips to get you back in the saddle and racing confidently again...
24 May 2016 at 09:05

Draft racing: should you practise cycle drafting?

Nik Cook and Mark Buckingham answers a reader's question about the importance of mastering group riding skills and whether being a confident lone rider is enough for draft-legal triathlons
23 May 2016 at 11:16

Emma Pooley’s 5 top bike and kit tips

Emma Pooley knows how to get the better of some of the world’s toughest bike courses… Here's her top 5 tips
18 May 2016 at 14:35

Bike legs: 6 of the world's most scenic

Beyond high speeds and the adrenaline rush, you can’t beat triathlon for enjoying the best of Mother Nature. Here are 6 of the world's most stunning, must-do, bike legs that you need to add to your bucket list…
09 May 2016 at 11:09

Cycling technique for triathletes: coping with wind

A windy bike course can wipe you out, leaving you exhausted for the run. But it needn’t be that way. Nik Cook shows you how to battle the breeze…
06 May 2016 at 13:20

Tim Don’s off-road masterclass: Cornering

Eighth at the Xterra Worlds shows The Don is as handy off-road as on it. In part one of three, he shows you his cornering tricks…


03 May 2016 at 11:26

What is bike threshold training?

We examine what it is, how long and how often you should do it for

Cycling in the rain: coping with wet conditions

Wet conditions can pose all sorts of problems during training or the racing bike leg. Pete Bonfield explains how to cope with the conditions, and stay safe and efficient
19 April 2016 at 12:25

Basic Bike Prep: is your bike ready to race?

You don’t need to be a professional mechanic to get your bike ready to race. Dan Goodbourn shows you how to make sure your ride runs smoothly
07 April 2016 at 14:00

Triathlon cycling technique: 10 common mistakes on the bike leg

Cycling coach Nik Cook explains 10 common mistakes triathletes make on the bike leg and how to put them right
31 March 2016 at 10:03