7 essential road cycling skills

7 essential road cycling skills

You’ve got the bike, you’ve got the kit — now it’s time to get those essential road cycling skills dialled, which will ensure you get the best from your ride! Best women’s road bikes for 2018: 9 of the best 6 essential roadie skills Beginners guide to essential cycling skills This quick guide is the perfect starting point to help identify the key skills needed for good road riding, with a few additional tools and tips that most riders will find useful. 1. Getting the most out of your gears Like cars, high gears are for powering along and sprinting, while low gears will let you spin your legs to take the pain out of climbs. You’ll find that you tend to have a natural cadence that you’re comfortable pedalling at, then it’s a case of working out what gears your comfortable climbing and sprinting in. That said, there are ...

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