Beginner's cycling tips: 25 essential pieces of advice for new cyclists

Beginner's cycling tips: 25 essential pieces of advice for new cyclists

These cycling tips, covering kit, clothing, nutrition, technique and more are aimed at beginners, the new riders who’ve just started out on their great two-wheeled adventure. Think of us as your riding buddy who wants to help you get the most out of you and your bike! Below we’ve tried to cover the common pitfalls of getting into riding, but not forgotten that the best thing about cycling is that it’s fun. Whether you’re a road cyclist, mountain biker or city commuter, there’s bound to be something here for you (spoiler alert: the most important one is at the bottom). In the words of the great Eddy Merckx — the legendary Belgian ex-pro cyclist who won 11 Grand Tours, including five Tour de France: "Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride." Cycling for beginners: start here 30 reasons to take up ...

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