Bike

Cycling: how to use hills to build a strong winter base

Including hill sessions in your winter-base training phase is key for building off-season strength…
22 January 2020 at 10:29

How to improve bike leg of triathlon with simple tweaks to your cycling technique

You’ll be surprised how easy it is to source bike speed gains and limit the chances of injury with just a few, small form adjustments, from minimising the dead spot when pedalling to changing body position on the climbs. Dermott Hayes explains his top 8 technique adjustments for a better ride
13 January 2020 at 10:37

Four winter turbo trainer sessions

Short focussed sets are key to keeping things interesting and unlocking race success
25 December 2019 at 14:59

How does turbo training help your cycling?

Here are 7 key cycling skills that turbo training will help improve
16 December 2019 at 12:19

Bike base strength workout: how to build good foundations

It’s time to introduce some base training and cadence variation into your off-season schedule
12 December 2019 at 11:54

Cycling power secrets: how to increase and understand it so you can apply it effectively

If you can increase your power, and apply it effectively, you'll soon slash those bike leg times. Dr Auriel Forrester explains the science behind power, and how to up your work rate
12 December 2019 at 10:00

Cycling: How to improve your cadence this off season

Get your off-season off to the best start by working on your cadence while also aiding recovery
13 November 2019 at 10:11

How to build a solid cycling base in three easy steps

This session will improve your power transfer and overall fitness to set yourself up for a strong off-season
08 November 2019 at 12:30

10 cycling tips from some of tri's best cyclists and coaches

Want to improve your bike leg? Here is some advice from some of the best cyclists and coaches in triathlon, including Daniela Ryf, Jonny Brownlee, Chrissie Wellington and Sebastian Kienle
19 September 2019 at 14:44

Bike training: How to improve your acceleration

It’s time to get familiar with microbursts! They’ll boost key muscles and make you faster
22 May 2019 at 11:55

What is a bike chain gang training session?

Heard a lot of the pros, including the Brownlees, talk about chain gang training, but don't know what it is and whether it can help you? Matt Baird explains how it works, the chain gang cycling technique, and how this type of session can help you improve your cycling skills
17 May 2019 at 10:03

What muscles do you use and tone when cycling?

Nick Beer explains the different muscles cycling uses and tones
13 May 2019 at 11:42

Bike session: Get your gears right to race faster

Nail your pedalling efficiency with this session from Matt Bottrill to improve race-day performance
02 May 2019 at 13:49

Cycling speed versus wattage calculator: how much power do you need to reach your target speed?

Got a certain time in mind for your A-race bike leg and want to know if it's possible to calculate how many watts you need to produce to maintain the speed? Nik Cook explains all you need to know
08 April 2019 at 11:35

Mountain biking versus road cycling: Which is best for developing bike speed and strength?

Nik Cook explains the benefits of mountain biking versus road cycling for those looking to develop speed and strength
25 March 2019 at 10:01

What is turbo training?

Matt Baird explains what turbo training is and its advantages and disadvantages
18 March 2019 at 11:00

Turbo training: How to get the most out of every session

Endurance cyclist and 24hr time triallist Chris Hall shares his top five tips for getting the most out of your turbo training sessions, including what stats to measure, and the best kit to wear.
07 March 2019 at 09:32

Should you pedal at a high cadence?

A new study suggests spinning (cycling with a high cadence) is only beneficial for elites
19 February 2019 at 16:00

Improve your cycling technique for standing uphill climbs

Struggle to get, and stay, out of the saddle when trying to power up the hills? Only manage a few minutes before having to sit back down? Nik Cook has this session and advice
28 January 2019 at 12:53

Chrissie Wellington's favourite bike training session

This bike pyramid training session was a favourite of four-time Ironman world champ Chrissie Wellington.
09 January 2019 at 10:27