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4 Things To Expect When You Go From Flat Bar to Drops

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4 Things To Expect When You Go From Flat Bar to Drops

Going from a flat bar bike to a drop bar roadie can be one of the most exciting (yet challenginer and major!) changes you can make. Not only is your centre of gravity and balance affected (you will probably notice this first!), but the gears are different and braking (especially if you’re also going from a rim brake to a disc brake!) are also super different. Whether you’re completely new to cycling, or whether you’ve been riding a while and have – for whatever reason – decided to buy yourself a dropbar roadie, here are 4 things to expect! 1....

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How not to overdo it when starting a new training program

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How not to overdo it when starting a new training program

Now that we've launched our first 6 week program on Zwift, we thought it was important to share a few tips from people who have 'been there'. Whether this is your first structured program or your thousandth, this week’s blog is about how to not overdo it- and give yourself the best chance of finishing the program instead of tapping out midway! Perhaps you’ve been to the gym at some point after a long absence or maybe it was your first time ever. You do a few exercises, some weights, go for a jog on the treadmill or a ride...

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