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10 Tips for Achieving a Better Aero Position

An astounding 85% of your cycling power is dedicated to overcoming air resistance, highlighting its pivotal role. Rolling resistance claims 10%, and the drivetrain’s friction takes up the remaining 5%. The good news is that optimizing aerodynamics offers a pathway to “free” speed – a topic we’ll delve into in this article.

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Aero Socks: The Most Affordable Marginal Gain?

While skeptical initially, I was quickly sold on the benefits of aero socks. They’re arguably the most cost-effective, lowest-hanging fruit for marginal gains. At higher speeds, the role of aerodynamics comes more into play. So small things like aero socks can have a considerable difference.

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10 Best Triathlon Bike Shoes and What to Look For

Unlike traditional road bike shoes, triathlon cycling shoes have a more minimalist, stripped-back design that is generally lighter in weight and more aerodynamic. They’re designed for sockless riding, which is particularly common in short-course events like sprint and Olympic distance triathlons.

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The Science Behind The Bike to Run Transition

As every triathlete knows, the bike to run transition can be a son of a motherless goat. A seasoned runner can be humbled to a shuffle as muscles recalibrate to different movement patterns. In this article, we are going to explore some reasons for this and some practical applications for your training to help improve T2.

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Compare Clipless: SPD Pedals vs SPD-SL vs LOOK vs Speedplay

For any performance-minded cyclist or triathlete, clipless pedals are a no-brainer. The real decision is choosing between the different types, like SPD pedals, SPD-SL, LOOK, or Speedplay. While all of these are clipless, some pedals and cleats cater to specific forms of cycling.

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