Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Here's How you Can Increase Your Biking Speed Like A Pro
Pedaling harder will surely speed you up but here are other ways on how to improve your speed:
Make sure your Elbows are bent and tucked in to lessen wind resistance that slows you down. Try lowering your your body and bend it closer to the bars so you can slice through the wind.
Wear tight cycling clothes, it will also lessen the drag. If the weather is too cold, you can wear ultralight jacket that is windproof and water repellent. You will also need to wear a good quality base layer to keep the moisture away from your skin. A windproof cycle jacket will help keep your body stay warm and comfortable.
Losing weight will also speed you up since you have less force of gravity to deal with. Eating more healthy food and less of sugary stuff will help you lose weight.
Make sure that your Bicycle tires are inflated correctly, having the correct tire pressure will make it easier to spin.
Improve your pedaling efficiency, you can watch this video from Global Cycling Network for tips on how to improve your pedaling efficiency: