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June 16, 2021, 8:03 a.m.

SBS Le Tour De France

Hello that time of year is here a week early 2021 Don't miss a pedal stroke of the 2021 Tour de France from 26 June to 18 July, as SBS Cycling Central brings you every moment LIVE, FREE and EXCLUSIVE via SBS and streaming online via SBS On Demand pl…

June 15, 2021, 6:31 a.m.

The Saddle

In the year 2021 I am still amazed that manufactures are fitting 130mm saddles to medium and large frame sizes, 90% of all riders will measure for a saddle larger than 138mm. While most men will fit saddles 138-143mm, Women will often be directed to…

July 16, 2021, 5:44 a.m.

The STI lever position

The 2021 Le Tour de France has highlighted a variation in lever positioning, riders such as Mark Cavendish who use older STD shape handlebars have a curve on the hoods whilst Mikel Landa has the hoods pointing higher more Alberto Contador style. …

July 15, 2021, 10:42 a.m.

Hip Hinge

Weight on the foot pedal interface and rotation (cadence) of the that force Nm results in a power output measured in Wattage. It should be of no surprise that the position of the cleat on the shoe has a direct effect on the ankle range of movement d…

July 20, 2021, 12:41 a.m.

Dressing for cold weather riding

As I am based in Brisbane I dont actually have really cold days, that said at what Temperature should we start to rug up. Team Bike Exchange suggest 15 degrees or over is the ideal riding temperature and without a lot of preparation or layering. A t…

Oct. 12, 2021, 11:43 a.m.

Dead Lift for cycling

Dead lifts Continuing the Hip hinge The importance of Gluteus and Hamstring strength can not be overlooked when trying to improve our cycling. The Deadlift movement is ideal when done correctly as it targets the Gluteus and Hamstrings in a fun…

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