Tips and advice for riding

05-23-2017

Tips and Guides

How to have a successful Mtb tour ?

Mountain biking is a good way to get out of your normal routine and spend some time in nature. But to ensure your first outings are a good experience, be sure to avoid the pitfalls! Outings that are poorly planned …
05-23-2017

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What to take on your mtb rides

If you haven’t been mountain biking for long, a nagging question keeps surfacing before each ride: “What gear should I take on a MTB ride?” “What equipment do I need to make repairs? What protective gear should I wear to …
05-23-2017

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Why switch to a single chainring ?

Single chainring bikes are one of the latest revolutions in the world of mountain biking.Originally designed for athletes, the single chainring is now accessible to all mountain bikers. What is a single chainring? Is it for everyone? Why switch to …
03-20-2017

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GETTING READING FOR YOUR MTB RIDE

To avoid minor breakdowns and make the most of your bike outing with family or friends, it’s important to do a few checks before you set out. YOUR BIKE’S CONDITION BEFORE YOU LEAVE The better you take care of your …
02-03-2017

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What attributes will improve your mountain biking?

Do you feel like your mountain biking isn’t really improving? To take things up a notch, you need to develop certain specific attributes: endurance, strength, speed, mindset, technique… Mix up your training to get the hang of them and improve your …
01-08-2017

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Prepping your season and sport cycling calendar

During winter it’s often a struggle to motivate yourself to get out and train. With rides being that little bit shorter, it can be a good time to get ready for the upcoming season. Browsing a calendar of events you …
11-30-2016

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Cyclists' hairdos: a guide

It can be a great feeling having your long hair whipped around by the wind. But when you’re cycling, having hair over your eyes isn’t always the best thing! So remember to tie back your hair! Ponytails There’s nothing simpler, …
11-11-2016

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MOUNTAIN BIKE FILE: mountain biking techniques

Mountain bikes, whether amateur or intensive, requires knowledge of certain techniques to improve your performance and easily overcome any type of terrain. If you train alone or simply want to improve your technique, take a look at the techniques on …
11-03-2016

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MTB: what to look for in a hydration pack

Hydration packs are hard-working bits of kit. Not only do they carry fluids so you can stay hydrated on your mountain bike, they also serve as mobile tool kits storing tubes, a pump, a multitool and more. Is rain forecast? …
11-01-2016

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What to carry with you on a road ride

Every time you head out on your bike, it pays off to take a few essentials with you. Exactly what you stash in your jersey pockets and saddle pack depends on how far you are riding and what the weather …
10-30-2016

Tips and advice for riding

Six top tips for long-distance cycle commuting

There’s no better way to get to work than on a bike. After a short commute you’ll arrive feeling awake, energised and ready to get on with your day. But what about longer distance commuting? How should riders approach longer …
10-28-2016

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Road riders: ways to improve your climbing

Road cyclists have a love-hate relationship with climbing. Riding in the hills hurts, but roadies are ready to pedal through the pain for the satisfaction of conquering the climb. Whether it’s a local Strava segment or a celebrated mountain pass, …