How To Race In CrossWinds
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.
Mistakes When Pulling Turns
I was walking along the beach the other day and noticed a flock of ducks flying in a “V” pattern. I remembered an old joke that we used to tell each other when we were kids: Q. Why is one side longer than the other when birds fly in a “V”? A. Because there’s more […]
Rolling Turns, Pacelining, Echeloning
There are a few different types of pacelines in cycling. Each of them are required at different times and situations. 1. The Echelon . To be used in crosswinds. It’s an effective way to negotiate crosswinds and cut through them like a knife. See this previous post for more about echelons . Just one thing […]
More on Crosswinds
I recently wrote a post about crosswinds and I’m going to do it again today. It’s been a major theme of my past couple of races. I did this race in rural Australia called Scotty’s race . It’s race for the Scott People’s foundation where Scott was tragically killed while training a couple years ago. […]