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.

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...

Top Tips To Enjoying The Ride – A Guide For All

I’ve  always been a person who has just enjoyed simply riding my bike, with no structure, no efforts, just pure freedom to ride as fast or as slow as I want. This is something my coaches over the years weren’t so keen on, efforts are important a...

What’s In My Jersey

Cycling shorts are definitely the most important part of a cycling outfit but I’m absolutely a fan of great jerseys and of how functional they are. They don’t only look good (they do!), they are also super comfortable and offer a lot of space for...

Are Compression Socks Useful? [video]

First of all, compression socks? What? What are those? Socks that are actually one size too small? Football socks? Compression Socks help actually your blood flow and increase the recovery of your calves. One downside, they are so tight, it’s ...

Make your Roller Training fun! [video]

When outdoor training is impossible this indoor training (roller training) session could be a good alternative. Great to improve your pedal technique while you’re doing some extensive riding. Try to keep the pedal frequency high and the movemen...

How to wash your bike

Winter time is no argument to stop riding outside and since we are part of the Ridley women’s community, #BeTOUGH is our lifestyle. But, sadly, bikes get dirty much faster in wet weather. Clean bikes not only look better, but they work better a...

How To Translate Cycling Language

Riding a bike is one thing but talking about it, another. In the world of cycling we use a lot a bike specific terms. Cycling language if you want. If you join a bunch of male riders on your Sunday morning spin, you’ve certainly had your introducti...

How pick the right women’s bike for you.

The winter fat beneath your clothes is stacking up. It’s about time to start moving to get into that pricey evening dress you enthusiastically (maybe you were just a little bit too impulsive) bought last month to wear at new year’s eve. A girl ca...