How To

Easy how-to's that make your life easier
How To
Easy how-to's that make your life easier
How To
Easy how-to's that make your life easier

How To

Cycling isn’t easy. A lot of slang (grimpeur, chasse-patate, sprocket, bottom bracket, crank, …) which a non-biker doesn’t understand. We are going to provide you with several tips and tricks how to wash your bike, how to change your tire or how to click in and out your pedals.

How to get dressed for a bike ride

The first thing I think about before getting on my bike is: ‘What should I wear today?’ A long sleeved jersey? Or yet go for short sleeves? An extra layer? Take my neck warmer? Pffff that stress of choices is almost as bad as pre-race ner...

How to make your bike ready for climbing

It’s not only you making a difference by training hard. But to be climbing better, there are also a few thing you can do to your bike to improve riding uphill. Weight While climbing it’s always a goal to be on the road with a total weight...

Bergop rijden: tips & tricks

Spreek de naam Mont Ventoux uit en de reactie van de mensen rondom jou is er eentje van “ohlala”, “amaaaai” of “pfff”. Er wordt niet eens gezegd dat het gaat over een wel heel hoge berg, maar spontaan krijgt iedereen “pijn” aan de ben...

Clipless pedals: How to clip in & Out

I took my best friend for her first lesson on the road bike. Since she’s new to the world of cycling, she still has to learn a lot. How to properly clip in and out of your clipless pedals is one of the most important tricks you should learn. In...

Hoe kleed je jezelf voor een fietsrit

Het eerste waar ik aan denk alvorens ik mijn fiets op stap: ‘Wat doe ik nu aan’? Shirt met lange mouwen? Of toch korte mouwen? Dan misschien toch een extra laagje. Of snel nog die Buff meenemen? Pffff, keuzestress, bijna zo erg als pre-race stres...

Hoe maak je je fiets ‘klimklaar’

Gewicht Bij het klimmen komt het er altijd op aan om met een zo licht mogelijk totaalgewicht onderweg te zijn. Weet je waar ik naartoe wil? Inderdaad, koop maar een slot voor op de koekenkast of op de wijnkelder. Je eetpatroon en gewoontes in de gate...

How to take cycling pictures on your own

It’s been ABOUT TIME to make a blogpost about this because most of the questions that reach me via Instagram are about the following questions: Who takes your pictures when you ride on your own? I pretty much ride (and also run or swim) on my o...

Busy is no excuse not to ride

It all comes down to a proper schedule. Figure out what suits you best. Do you have a goal? And do you want to work towards that goal? Than you should take a calendar and start planning. What do you have to do on which day and include the hours of tr...

A Weekend Getaway To Mallorca

When life gives you a weekend trip to Mallorca including sunshine, mountains, beautiful beaches, the sea, riding bikes, salty swimming pools and endless roads like these – you better go for it. I generally love every season because I think ever...

Powertraining on my indoor trainer..

As a cyclist we don’t want to gain weight, but we do want to gain strength and muscles. During the wintertraining it is important to level up that strength and your speed level. My way of doing that is on my indoor trainer. In the video below i’m...

How to spice up your indoor training

There are definitely two kind of cyclists during that time of the year: those who ride in all weather those who rather ride indoors As I triathlete I have the choice to use the days with shitty weather for running and the days with really shitty weat...

Top tips to conquering La Ride!

It is September , which means time for “La Ride 100” . Have you planned a ride yet? Trained up for it? Thought about how you’re going to tackle it? If not, no worries, I have some tips so you can still organise and conquer your own “La Ride...

How to fuel your body the right way.

Understanding how to fuel your body to become a better athlete. If there is one thing I wish I had learnt more about as a young athlete, it would have been the importance around feeling your body. I say this, and then I stop and think to myself, that...

What’s In My Race Bag

It’s RACE WEEK! Last year I was super calm before each race because I knew what I was capable of, because I knew how much I trained and because it was my first real triathlon season I didn’t really expect that much. So I was even more sur...

How to reduce scars

We women often like to do some adventurous things or activities. That goes hand in hand with the principal of trial and error. – I ‘errored’ a lot and will still go full speed. Hard lessons aren’t always learned. We get scrat...
wheel change

How do you change a wheel?

In Europe the summer holidays are about to start. As many of us can’t live without their bikes, why not take your best friend with you on vacation? To safe space it’s best to take the wheel (s) out. As this procedure is also the first ste...

How to become a more confident criterium racer

Step one… have fun! I’m coming into week 6 of being in the USA, and approaching the final 10 days of racing with my team Roxsolt Attaquer. I say “my” team, because I really feel like they are becoming my team. We have all certainly bonded ove...

What Do You Take Along When You Go Out Riding? [Video]

Do you wonder what you should be taking with you when you go out for a bike ride? No worries, Isabelle tells you the basics. In a nutshell, always make sure you’ve got the following things with you: Spare inner tire: logic, no? Pump: the most e...
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