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Sebastián Molano’s Colnago Concept | Team UAE Emirates Pro Bike

Sebastián Molano’s Colnago Concept | Team UAE Emirates Pro Bike

Speaker 1: Sebastián Molano is a 25-year-old Colombian cyclist who currently rides for the UAE Team Emirates. He started his career on the track but now his strength is in bunched sprints on the road. In fact, he won three stages in the Tour Colombia 2.1 just this year. Enough about the rider though. What […]

Are Power Meters Useful For Mountain Biking?

Are Power Meters Useful For Mountain Biking?

– You would be hard pressed to find a high-performance road cyclist that doesn’t have an intimate knowledge of power meters and watts. But for one reason or another they’re not so prevalent with us, mountain bikers. But why? So what is a power meter? What does it do? And what can we learn from […]

Shimano’s Dura Ace DNA | Does Top End Cycling Tech Really Trickle Down?

– Over the years, we’ve often mentioned or touched on the subject of trickle-down technology in bike tech. Now, Shimano said to me, would I like to do a video on this? And I jumped at the chance because I’ve always used their components throughout my racing, and also my general cycling career too. So, […]

Is Crank Length Important To Professional Cyclists?

Is Crank Length Important To Professional Cyclists?

It’s a commonly held belief that the taller the rider the longer their crank should be. For example, a rider of around six foot should have cranks of 175 millimeters, and a shorter rider under five foot nine should ride cranks of around 170 millimeters. But does this belief hold any water in the modern […]

How To Pedal | Cycling Technique

How To Pedal | Cycling Technique

Peddling is easy isn’t it you learn to ride a bike and it becomes very instinctive very quickly But what is it that pros do it takes pedaling to an art form [how] do they look so bloomin smooth? Well, here are few tips [you] will get you pedaling like a pro First up. We’re […]