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Techniques

British Cycling’s Insight Zone gives you the essential knowledge on all cycling techniques from the world’s best cycling coaches. The Insight Zone gives you the knowledge to improve your cycling technique in all cycling disciplines including Road Racing, Sportive, Cyclo-Cross, Mountain Bike, BMX, Track, and Cycle Speedway.

 

You’ll have access to our massive depth of cycling technique knowledge so that you can have the sprinting technique of Mark Cavendish, know how to ride in a group like Sir Bradley Wiggins, climb hills like Chris Froome, and descend like Geraint Thomas.


Cornering: Knowing how to corner will have you riding faster and safer. From the knowledge and experience of the coaches at British Cycling in the Insight Zone you can improve your skills through the bends. Read more

 

Climbing: Besting your time up your local climb is satisfying; knowing how to climb and when to climb out of the saddle can be difficult. British cycling coaches have passed on their wealth of knowledge of climbing to make you a better rider in the Insight Zone. Read more


Descending: You have done all the hard work and now it’s time to enjoy the downhill. Making sure you have great descending technique is paramount for safe, fast and enjoyable cycling. Find great descending tips from British Cycling Coaches in the Insight Zone. Read more


Group riding: Riding in a group can be hard, there are people close, people waving their hands to highlight issues up the road, and people wanting to talk with you. To teach you group etiquette, how to stay relaxed and ride strongly in a group with ease, British Cycling coaches have the knowledge of group riding in the Insight Zone. Read more


Mount/Dismount: Unclipping and getting off your bike can be hard, especially if this happens in the middle of a group of riders that have come to a sudden stop. British Cycling coaches have hints and tips to prevent that embarrassing stationary tumble at traffic lights. Read more


Pedalling: Souplesse is a word often used for silky smooth pedalling, but how do you develop that efficient motion. To make sure you are getting the most from your pedalling strokes, come into the Insight Zone, where British Cycling coaches will tell you how. Read more


Balance and Coordination: On your normal commute or training ride you will most probably take a water bottle from your bike, maybe grab a snack from your pocket and definitely signal your movements to other road users. To do this you will need balance and coordination to make sure you stay upright on the bike. The insight zone has drills, tips, and advice from the world’s best cycling coaches at British Cycling. Read more

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