Mountainbike training for beginners

Mountain Bike Training for Beginners

Here is a comprehensive post about mountain bike training for beginners by Cecilia Potts, a former junior mountain bike world champion and professional cyclist. So grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the reading. However, you may need an extra cup midway through this article; it’s pretty long – Enjoy! Mountain biking can be a […]

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Cycling Tips for Women

Cycling Tips for Women

Women cyclists all have one common dilemma: we participate in a sport that men dominate. We usually don’t have to worry about race days because a group of us gathered to compete (although I have been to races where they grouped the women with the men because there weren’t enough female racers to constitute a

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10 Must-Haves for Road Cyclists

Road bike gear for the serious cyclist The most important thing for a serious road cyclist is comfort. If you’re not comfortable, your riding will suffer. When I speak about comfort, I’m not talking about a tractor-sized saddle with a sheepskin cover. Instead, I’m talking about making sure everything you select fits your body and

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Mountain Bike Racing

Mountain Bike Race Day Tips

Here are some mountain bike race day tips from Cecilia Potts, who won the Junior Cross Country Mountain Bike World Championships in 1997. The final 10-second countdown always sums up the race for me. It doesn’t matter how long I’ve been retired from professional cycling. When I’m behind that starting line–whether it’s at a local

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