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Gilmore arrives in good shape

SYDNEY rider Rochelle Gilmore heads a strong list of Aussies in this month’s Womens Cycling Tour of New Zealand. NZPA reports that Gilmore arrives in great shape given her fourth placing at the Ladies Tour of Qatar. Gilmore ride for her Italian Lotto professional team in the tour from February 24-28, alongside compatriots Josephine Tomic, […]

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Roberts returns to racing

AUSTRALIAN  rider Luke Roberts will come out of hiding from two years in the professional wilderness to return to ProTour with Team Milram in January’s Santos Tour Down Under in Adelaide. The South Australian signed for the German squad in September and has spent the past two seasons with German team Kuota Senges (known as Kuota-Indeland […]

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Cycling Training: Gym Exercises

Road cycling would have to be one of the toughest sports to master. While riding a bike may be easy, and a skill which almost every human can master, riding competitively as a sport is far from easy. (more…)

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Bicycle clothing

As you become more comfortable with your new road bike and start to ride regularly, you will soon realise the need to buy appropriate bicycle clothing. The good news is that bicycle clothing is easy to find because there are many different brands available both on the internet and through bike shops, the bad news […]

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What do I need to take on road cycling trips?

Are you keen to take your new bike on road cycling trips but are not sure what you need to take with you? Here is a quick rundown of how to prepare for road cycling trips in order to ensure you fully enjoy them. (more…)

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Bicycle touring

If you love the open road, the wind in your hair and are keen to explore new places, you should look into bicycle touring. Put simply, bicycle touring is where you set off on a bike designed to cover long distances purely for the pleasure of riding or for the purposes of travel. Many people […]

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Join a road cycling club!

One of the most enjoyable things a rider can do as he or she becomes more advanced is join a road cycling club. Road cycling clubs are organisations based around the shared love of riding, and are normally very well run with a professional emphasis on membership. This doesn’t mean that the clubs are not […]

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Getting the most from road cycling training

If you want to take your riding ability to a new level through road cycling training, you will have to devise a very good training schedule and make sure that you stick to it. Remember that a good training program will not just focus on one element (eg riding your bike), it will include cross […]

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Finding the right road cycling shoes

Choosing road cycling shoes is not as easy as it looks at first glance, because you need to consider the pedals you will ride with, the type of riding you will be doing, and the comfort of your feet. First of all, you need to make a decision between the two premier pedal options for […]

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Basic road bike maintenance

Learning to maintain your road bike is not only a fun and rewarding experience, it will save you a serious amount of money in the long run. Basic road bike maintenance means following a set plan on a fortnightly basis, in order to make sure everything is running smoothly on your bike and to correct […]

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