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  When I first started cycling, I was riding on 18mm tires. That was the standard back in the early 90’s. Yes, the tires were lighter, but my rides were hard and bumpy.  Gone were the days where narrower tires were the “in” thing. More recently, 25mm’s have become the standard as bike manufacturers have started to create more clearance at the frames and brake callipers to accommodate bigger tires. With the advent of disc brakes and modern group sets, 28mm and larger tires are starting to become a popular choice as well.   Here are the benefits of switching to a...

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Bike Skills, Cycling, Safety on bikes, Time Trialing, Triathlon Cycling -

    Most Singaporeans are aware of a freak accident that occurred along Lim Chu Kang Rd a few weeks ago, where a TT rider collided head first onto a stationary truck. Thankfully he is recovering well now, but here are some pointers that you should take note of to prevent yourself from getting into a similar accident.    First things first, can you ride a TT bike?  If you are unable to ride at an average speed of 33km/h on your road bike, you may not get the advantages out of a TT bike compared to a road bike...

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Cycling, Elite Triathletes, Tri Edge Radio, Triathlon Cycling -

  Thank you for checking out our video. This week we roll back and re-do our discussion with Bevan Colless of Singapore Physiotherapy http://www.singaporephysio.com/ Having been a top level Triathlete Bevan and his wife Vanessa have taken their years of top level Triathlon training and racing and pass on this knowledge to those across Asia with a number of services. Specifically, in this weeks chat, we dive into the comprehensive bike fit services that can help: Add power Decrease discomfort Reduce risk of injury Enhance your riding experience!  

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With the Time Trial Champs coming up this weekend and with Time Trialing being a Triathlon Discipline, here are some tips to improve your TT times TEN TIME TRIALING TIPS 1. Make sure you Warm up hard enough: More than just an easy spin, you need to push into your TT pace for 3 to 4 mins to switch on your TT energy systems. Repeat 2 to 3 times with an easy 2 min spin between.  As a general rule: The shorter the event the longer and harder the warm-up should be. 2. Don’t Start too hard: This is probably...

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The world is split into two - those that come from countries that drive on the right and those that come from countries who drive on the left.Considering this revelation, it is clear to understand there will be fundamental difference in the way we ride. And there is.    Simply put, those who have grown up riding on the left hand side of the road (such as Australia, NZ, Singapore) will be more comfortable with sharp left hand corners, as we generally take more of these in a given ride.  Similarly those who originate from counties who use the right...

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