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April 23, 2015, No comments

Get the most from your engine by being in the right gear at the right time. We give four common shifting situations.

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Conquer Any Climb

April 15, 2015, No comments

Some ascents are smooth and effortless; others make you feel as if you're towing a hippo. The key, always, is rhythm. Here's how to find yours on any ... Read More »

(Photo by Beardy McBeard)

5 Tips for Hanging With a Fast Pack

April 8, 2015, 1 Comment

Everyone enjoys the camaraderie, competition, and excitement of a group ride—until you get dropped. Here's how to keep the pace. ... Read More »

When spraying sputum, blow down, not out.
(Illustration by Ryan Quickfall)

How to Blow a Snot Rocket

April 8, 2015, No comments

Practice good pack-riding etiquette next time you have to clear your sinuses on a group ride. ... Read More »

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    How Not To Crash
    November 18, 2014, No comments

    Six common causes of crashes - and some tips on how to avoid them. And if you do happen to buy some tar, we offer a few tips on how to fall without do ... Read More »

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    Keep The Pace
    October 2, 2014, No comments

    Master the art of drafting with these wind-cheating secrets. By Jon Marcus If you spend most of your time pedalling solo, you may not fully appreciate ... Read More »