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What it takes to succeed at BMX

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Tips from a world champion Seven-time BMX and mountain-biking world champion, Caroline Buchanan emphasises that strength is among the most important elements required by athletes wanting to succeed in her two chosen cycling disciplines. The 26-year-old Aussie star—who is a two-time Olympian, having represented Australia at the London and Rio Games—was recently kind enough to […]

Essential gear for new cyclist

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Congratulations on your decision to take up cycling. It’s an awesome way to experience the great outdoors, shape up and improve your fitness levels. Cycling can be a costly pursuit to take up initially, but once you have all the essential gear, then it costs you nothing – aside from the occasional repair or bicycle […]

Learn to recover like professional cyclists

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Whether you are training for the long distance cycling charity event, exploring Australia by bike on a cycling holiday or extreme mountain biking, your recovery is just as vital as your training. Overlooking the correct recovery techniques or neglecting to allow recovery time could result in serious injury that may see you sidelined. Stretch it […]

Road safety while cycling

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Safety while cycling There is nothing more satisfying than riding past all the motorist trapped in their cars and stuck in traffic as you glide through the streets under your own steam but cycling amongst cars and other road user has its dangers. Here are some simple tips to help you stay safe on the […]

The right technique for maximum pedal power!

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It might seem as simple as just going around and around but master the correct technique of the pedal stroke can help save energy and reduce your risk of injury. Check Your Alignment Ensure that your knee, hip and ankle are  aligned directly above each pedal; think of your legs as pistons pumping up and […]