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The early breakaway is often the one that makes it all the way to the finish of the race. Judging the right moment to breakaway takes experience, but once you’re there, being off the front of the race is one of the greatest rushes in road racing.
When chasing down a breakaway you need to measure your effort, judge the right point to start chasing and communicate effectively with the other riders. Matt Stephens from GCN shows you how to do it.
Matt Stephens runs through the essentials for racing in a bunch and some tips on how to do it safely and efficiently.
Strong winds, such as crosswinds define many flat bike races. Daniel Lloyd takes you through the on-the-bike strategies, positioning, effort levels and equipment choices to help you take control in these situations.
A great race result is usually due to being in the right place at the right time. GCN’s Matt Stephens takes you through the essentials of good, safe, successful bunch positioning.