5 Tips to Increase your Cycling Speed

April 26th, 2017|

You’re riding regularly, working hard, but you seem to have hit a plateau. You’re looking for some tips to increase your cycling speed, but you’re not quite sure where to turn next. Ramping up your speed is always going to involve improving your use of your body’s energy systems. Here are just a few tips to help you notch up that speed.
Tip #1: Build Tolerance
The first step to increase your cycling speed is to tackle hill repeats or other hard efforts that train your body […]

Basic Bicycle Maintenance 101

March 6th, 2017|

Ride smooth with basic bicycle maintenance – Clean, Lube and Detail
Are you getting ready to hit the road again now that spring is arriving? Make sure your bike is road ready with these basic bicycle maintenance tips. If you keep up with these tasks throughout the season, you’ll be sure to be riding smooth all year long. Basic bicycle maintenance is the key to a happy and healthy bike! Don’t have the time to do some of these tasks yourself? Bring your bike by Asheville […]

Pro Cycling Tips Everyone Can Use

July 6th, 2016|

1: Make sure you can reach your brakes while in the drops position.
This is an easy fix! If you have small hands, or it just isn’t comfortable to reach your brakes in the drops you can have your brake levers moved farther down around the bend and your bars repositioned.  Alternatively, there are shims that move the resting position of the lever closer to the handlebar.  Making either of these changes will improve safety and comfort for riders with shorter reach hands.
2: If you drop […]