Gear Tips

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10 Best Ways to Increase Your Cycling Power

Gear Tips, Training Intel

Do you wish you could be a more efficient rider, increase your speed, or pace yourself well? You can achieve all this by improving your cycling power, or functional threshold power (FTP). Here are 10 proven ways to target power in your training routine and reach your cycling potential.

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Cycling Shoe Size, Fit, Style Guide

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Your foot is one of three points that contact your bike while cycling, so finding the right cycling shoe size is no small decision. In this guide, we share how to choose a cycling shoe that's fits correctly.

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10 Best Padded Bike Shorts for Women

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

The best bike shorts for women are designed specifically for all female shapes and curves. We’ve picked 10 of the best padded bike shorts for women that you’re sure to love.

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Cyclist in bike shorts

How to Wear Bike Shorts (The Cyclist Guide)

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Bike shorts give you an aerodynamic edge and are designed to fit with your saddle to provide you optimal comfort. Here’s our cycling short style guide for those who want to know how to wear bike shorts like a pro.

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Ultimate Bike Helmet Size, Fit, & Style Guide

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

Wearing a bike helmet is a no-brainer! In this guide, we'll show you how to measure your head for a helmet, ensuring the correct size, along with looking at various helmets and what features to look for.

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Bib shorts vs. bike shorts

Bike Shorts vs. Cycling Bib Shorts: Which is Better?

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

Every cyclist must make the choice, bike shorts or bib shorts? Cycling bib shorts and bike shorts have their share of pros and cons. We explore both options so you can decide which type of shorts is best for you!

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Rider out of the saddle

10 of the Best Road Bike Saddles

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

No two road bike saddles are alike, and no road bike saddle is best for everyone. Our tips and top 10 bike saddle picks will help you know what characteristics make a great road bike saddle and get you on the road to finding your favorite saddle.

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Women's cycling in winter cycling jacket

9 Best Winter Cycling Jackets to Keep You Warm and Dry

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

The best winter cycling jackets offer a whole lot more than warmth. We've curated the best winter cycling jackets so you can choose the right one to add to your winter cycling kit.

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washing cycling kit

How to Wash and Care for Your Cycling Kit

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

A guide to washing your cycling shorts, bibs, and jerseys from the pros at Hincapie Sportswear.

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cyclists wearing helmets

10 of the Best Road Bike Helmets

Gear Tips, Lifestyle

The best road bike helmets are tested and engineered to give you a cycling advantage in addition to protection. We’ve assessed helmets for features that enhance speed, aerodynamics, ventilation, and even style and created a top 10 best road bike helmets list to help you choose a helmet that fits your performance goals and criteria for comfort.

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Women's cycling in cold weather

Best Cold Weather Cycling Gear (+ Winter Riding Tips)

Gear Tips, Training Intel

There is something special about winter weather riding, perhaps it's the crisp air, or maybe the crunch of snow under your tires. In this guide, we'll show you how to gear up for cold-weather cycling and share some winter riding tips to improve your ride.

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cyclist in bike shorts

How to Buy Bike Shorts: Sizing, Fit, & Style Guide

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A great pair of cycling shorts can make all the difference between an uncomfortable ride and an enjoyable ride. Use this guide when shopping for bike shorts to help you find the perfect size, fit, and style for your ride.

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