For many people, using clipless pedals is a very daunting task. The thought of being attached to your bicycle is scary. I recently wrote an article on why you should use clipless pedals, and how they can he (Find it here: Cycling 101: Why you should use clipless pedals) Now – how do you use … Read moreCycling 101: Learning to use your clipless pedals
In an effort to keep this post a REASONABLE length, I am going to create two post. One to discuss why you should use clipless pedals – and one to explain how to use them. I recently wrote a long article about shoes and pedals. If you need info on the various types, you should … Read moreCycling 101: Why should I use clipless pedals?
As a new cyclist, one of the BIGGEST choices you have to make is what shoes will I wear? Unfortunately, depending on how you answer the question – there will be more questions. Some of them may actually be scary as answering the question a certain way will result in your feet being “attached” do … Read moreCycling 101: Let’s talk about your feet
A rider asked me about standing up. They said in spin classes, they could stand up and it was easy. On a bicycle, it always felt wobbly. This is TRUE! A spin bikes contact point with the floor is at LEAST 18-24″ wide. Your bikes contact point with the road is about 1″ wide. Let go of a spin … Read moreCycling 101: Standing up – your key to comfort!
As a life long cyclist, I have learned that most cyclists take a lot of things for granted. If I had to explain how to balance on a bicycle, I would be completely lost. That being said – there are many smaller components of riding a bicycle that scare and even intimidate novice cyclists. As … Read moreCycling 101 – Shifting Basics