Hints And Tips

Lakeside Wheelers Criteriu 2011
Each week we will bring you some hints and tips to help you improve your cycling experience.  Some of them may seem trivial but they should all help you to enjoy your cycling a bit more.

Cycling Hints And Tips

  • High Inflation Welcome With a few of the crew getting a visit from the puncture fairy recently during races and training runs, I thought it would be a good idea to remind everybody ...
    Posted 27 Feb 2012, 11:38 by Kevin Monaghan
  • Group Cycling A few basic skills are needed in order to successfully cycle with any group. You must be capable of cycling a straight line, controlling your speed, anticipating possible problems and ...
    Posted 13 Feb 2012, 12:34 by Kevin Monaghan
  • Hydration Whatever the weather conditions, your fluid requirements will increase significantly when cycling. Losses from exhaled breath and from sweating will serve to reduce your blood volume, resulting in your heart ...
    Posted 6 Feb 2012, 15:09 by Kevin Monaghan
  • Wet Weather Cycling After the weekend's wet spin we've put a few pointers together that might help you for your next spin!Dress to Stay Dry: The wetter you get the ...
    Posted 30 Jan 2012, 15:29 by Kevin Monaghan
  • What to Eat Many cyclists wonder what they should eat before, during and after their cycle. Proper nutrition can make a big difference in your performance, endurance, speed and energy. The key is ...
    Posted 23 Jan 2012, 12:20 by Kevin Monaghan
  • Timekeeping The committee would like to ask everybody attending club spins on Sunday mornings to try and be in place in your designated sections and ready to leave for 9:00 ...
    Posted 17 Jan 2012, 14:13 by Kevin Monaghan
  • Road Cycling - Climbing With most of the groups now concentrating on hillier roads, this week’s tip is on how to ride them for efficiently to get the most from your spin. Select ...
    Posted 9 Jan 2012, 15:11 by Kevin Monaghan
  • Safe Cycling This week’s tip is about rider safety  and good road sense. First off you should ALWAYS wear a helmet!  Most cycling deaths are due to head injuries. Don't ...
    Posted 3 Jan 2012, 04:56 by Kevin Monaghan
  • Pre-Cycle Checklist This week we’ll look at what we should do with our bikes before we set off.  First thing we should do is to check our tyre pressure, it is ...
    Posted 22 Dec 2011, 06:31 by Kevin Monaghan
  • What to Carry With You On A Cycle This week’s tip is: what we should carry with us while we’re out on a spin. This may seem pretty straightforward but they’re essential.  A spare tube ...
    Posted 12 Dec 2011, 13:59 by Kevin Monaghan
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