Triathlon Bike Training

Triathlon bike training can be a lot of fun if done the right way. However, it is also a difficult process that should not be taken lightly. In this section you'll find articles about the different ways of triathlon bike training.

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Whether you're a professional athlete, recreational cyclist or kid on a bike, no one likes riding a bicycle in rain, snow or blistering heat. Stationary bikes don't help with training, so what can you do to keep your cycling skills sharp indoors?

By Jeff Harder

Cyclists know more than anyone the importance of efficiency. They strive to make their bike an extension of their own body -- and focusing on cadence, or the speed at which you pedal, is an important factor in performance.

By Jane McGrath

If you're an avid biker, chances are you're going to get caught in the rain a couple of times. Despite getting wet and muddy, some cyclists actually like the exhilaration of getting caught in the rain -- but the extra challenges involved call for even more caution.

By Cherise Threewitt

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You know the expression "it's like riding a bike?" It means once you've learned how to do something, it's hard to ever forget. Unfortunately, the same goes for bad cycling habits. What's mashing, and why do training coaches frown upon it?

By Jane McGrath

Cyclists are only as good as their pedaling, so what's the best pedaling technique for both power and speed? And does the type of pedal you use really make that much difference?

By Brian Boone

You've probably seen them on the road -- packs of cyclists speeding past as you sit in traffic. They're astonishingly close together, they're dressed in tight-fitting regalia, and they're usually accompanied by choruses of ringing bells.

By Tristin Hopper

While we're not all genetically predisposed for greatness on hill climbs, they are a fact of life for cyclists everywhere. So how can you improve your hill climbing skills? Do you need strength, agility or both?

By Jeff Harder

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Slow and steady might win the race, but speed and endurance are the perfect teammates in the world of competitive cycling. By learning to pedal more efficiently, you'll get the most out of each rotation.

By Jennifer Sellers

You're out for a nice bike ride when a challenging hill appears on the horizon. Some say it's easier to stand and power up the incline; others contend you're better off to stay seated and maintain a constant rhythm. Which strategy is best for you?

By Colleen Cancio

In the world of cycling, not everyone agrees on pedal float. Some want more of it; others prefer less. What is it? We're not talking about tiptoeing through the tulips.

By Colleen Cancio