We all know riders who relish it when the road begins to tilt skyward. They may not necessarily be built like whippets, and in some cases they may not even be that great at climbing, but they seem to enjoy it nonetheless. Wouldn’t that be nice – to surge forward with anticipation when a brutal climb lurks around the next bend instead of clinging desperately to the bars and praying that it won’t last forever?
As a coach, the most common feedback I get when things are not going according to plan is “I just don’t have enough time! No time for interval training, for stretching, for recovery rides, for gym sessions, for massages – I’m lucky if I can get on my bike three or four times a week!”
A Queensland university study has found that cyclists overestimate their visibility to drivers by a whopping 700%! Here’s a selection of tail lights currently available that will make your presence more obvious to traffic approaching from behind.
The home trails of the Kempsey Macleay Offroad Cyclists (KMORC) may lack any real mountains, but the club has done a surprising amount with the bushland that lies beyond the local golf club, just on the outskirts of town. This was the venue for round four of the Rocky Trail Rollercoaster gravity enduro series.
Bicycling Australia has been chatting with national road series athletes to get some tips on how we can all ride better and smarter. This edition, we catch up with the sensational Jackson Law, who joins Subaru NSW’s development team in the NRS this year.
As we continue our popular series focussing on national road series athletes in 2015, we caught up with the multi- disciplined former triathlete, Specialized Securitor 2014 NRS guest rider and track sensation Ashlee Ankudinoff.