Bike Skills Project Smart Athlete

5 Articles to Help You Get Faster (even if you aren’t in the ‘perfect’ spot)

These are 5 articles I have written for MapMyRun/MapMyRide recently that address common barriers to training for certain elements of cycling. If you want to get faster at cycling than you often think about getting faster on hills, or for time-trials, or in corners but your surroundings may not be perfect for this or, they may be quite different from the goal race you are taking on this year. Whatever your ‘big crazy goal’ is this year these 5 articles will help you think about your skills, fitness and other abilities more creatively and arrive at the start line ready for a personal best.

5 Secrets to Get Better at Climbing Without Climbing Hills

If you live in a predominantly flat area but want to go on a bike tour to check out some classic European climbs, or you have a hilly race like Leadville on your bucket list, it might seem impossible…

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