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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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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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 By:  Scott Larsen  With the haze still enveloping Singapore it is becoming increasingly important to continue your planned training, by taking things in-doors.    Fortunately there is an excellent solution on the bike.   Wind-training!  The Tri Edge Team has set wind-training sessions weekly, as there are many benefits to be had.  We will outline 5 of the key benefits for you to get stuck into trainer workouts through this time: Consistent pressure - Lets face it, riding in Singapore for the most part requires dodging cars and stopping at lights and intersections.  A long ride is consistently disrupted and not optimal as...

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​In an effort to keep bringing you the latest content here is a clip we have put together on Coach Mike's Bike Bits.Coach Mike has been cycling for well over four decades and over his time racing at a senior level in NZ, and then at an international age group level for Triathlon, he has compiled a deep knowledge of the sport and the equipment.  This segment has been put together to assist you in selecting a bike and equipment.  Understanding the key principles of different set up's for different people and conditions.

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