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Endurance Hour: 5 Cycling Skills Every Bike Rider Needs

Endurance Hour: 5 Cycling Skills Every Bike Rider Needs

Road cycling, and road racing, isn’t just about fitness – it’s also about your skills. Look at the best pros – especially the sprinters like Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan – they are all highly skilled athletes and incredible at bike handling.  (Also See: Cycling Made Easy: 4 Week Training Plans)

While you’re not going to be wheelie-ing like Sagan straight away, there are some more basic skills that it will help to know:
– Hopping up curbs
– Riding one handed
– The emergency stop
– Slow, tight corners
– Riding out of the saddle

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Dave Erickson is a Multimedia Producer, 5x Ironman Triathlon Finisher, Freelance Reporter, Videographer, Podcaster and Host. Before the Endurance Hour, Dave spent 15 years working as a TV News Anchor and Reporter with international assignments in Iraq, Haiti, Canada, Mexico and Panama. Dave graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Social Sciences.

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