Indoor Cycling Drills that Build Strength and Efficiency

Many training programs include a day, or even a few days dedicated to drill work. Before a track session, runners will perform a routine of warm-up drills and activation to prepare themselves for the task ahead. Swimmers perform drills almost every single practice during warm-up to make sure that their form is set up...

Indoor Cycling Tips For Training in ERG Mode

There was a point when riding the trainer was viewed for times only when the weather was too treacherous to ride outside, or for rehabilitation from an injury. Wintertime was the only season when cyclists could muster up the mental strength to subject themselves to riding in a fixed position for a few hours...

How to Build the Ultimate Indoor Cycling Setup

It’s time to remove all distractions.  It’s time to upgrade everything. It’s time to build the ultimate pain cave. Making the ultimate indoor cycling pain cave is a three-step process. Upgrade your cycling gear Upgrade your entertainment Upgrade your ambiance The Ultimate Cycling Gear The Core Gear Start by getting the right trainer, the...

How To Expand Your Ride with ELEMNT ROAM Smart Navigation

Break free and discover new roads, paths, and trails with the new ELEMNT ROAM’s onboard Smart Navigation and an easy-to-read color display. With these new features, there is no excuse not to arrive home with a story to tell. Make the most of your ELEMNT ROAM by using these Smart Navigation features: Navigation to the...

E-Racing: How to Race on Zwift

Words by Tim Fulford, CyclingHub You’ve heard of this ‘Zwift Racing’ from a couple of your club mates, to you it seems a little crazy, but they swear by it and claim that it has really helped with their off-season motivation and form coming into the new season. Trying anything for the first time...

Sonya Looney Describes Her Indoor Winter Training

The sound of the coffee grinder interrupts the peace of the quiet morning.  Outside my kitchen window, I’m not surprised to see another thick coating of snow on the driveway innocently weighing down the tree branches in my yard.  Dreary days are not uncommon where I live in Kelowna, BC. I moved here about...

Ask the Experts: The Best Ways to Improve Cycling Indoors

As the years go by, and technology improves, we have begun to see a shift in training from outdoor to indoor specific riding. With trainer technology allowing you to connect Bluetooth to riders around the world, or syncing specific efforts to your smart trainer, it is hard to argue against the benefits that indoor...

Ask the Experts: Intelligent Sprinting

If you spend enough time around cyclists, inevitably a story about how someone “lost it in the sprint” will come up. The sprint is a win or lose scenario for many and something that most wish they were better at. Whether you’re a seasoned road racer or trying to push it at your local...

Key Workouts for Your Best Century Ride

For many cyclists, completing a century ride is a popular bucket list goal. For new riders, the desire is to just get through the ride feeling as good as possible. That first event is often the hook for the next ride – one century was fun, but how do I get faster? And finally,...

Recreating Routes in Your Living Room

It’s an common adage: practice makes perfect. But it’s difficult to prepare for races when the actual route takes place halfway across the world. Or if your schedule doesn’t give you appropriate time to hit the course. Whatever the reason, indoor smart trainers (like the KICKR) have helped riders access unique training plans that can dynamically recreate courses and conditions in high...

How to Set Up Live Track on Your ELEMNT

A Live Track update for your bike computer is here, and it will change the way you communicate with loved ones, friends and coaches. Live Track can be used on the ELEMNT, ROAM, and BOLT. It will refine the way you can track and share locations, get past and future route information, and see...

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