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Training, Equipment, Competition - Articles and Video

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Finding a Bike that Fits You

An interview with the independent cycling expert Robert Kühnen

The correct seating position will not only make riding a bike more comfortable, but can also increase your performance and prevent physical problems. In this interview, bike dealer Klaus Jockers reveals what you should pay attention to when fitting your bike and which is the right frame size for you.

The 5 Types of mountain bikes

Find out which mountain bike best suits you

Riding leisurly through the mountains or riding a daring trail - there's a bike for every discipline. In this article, we'll explain the differences between mountain bikes, what Hardtail or Fully means and help you find which mountain bike best suits you.

Cleaning your bike: A How-to Guide

Cleaning your bike, oiling the chain, etc.

Too much dirt will shorten the life of your bike. With regular maintenance, however, can prevent avoidable wear and tear. In this article, we'll explain to you how to clean city, mountain and road bike properly, how to oil the bicycle chain properly and whether expensive special cleaning agents are worth the hassle.

Road bike training for beginners

Training plan and important tips to get started with your training

Cycling is perfect for endurance training and muscle building, while being easy on the joints. In this article, we'll go through an effective training plan and offer important tips for beginners. With tips for cycling beginners and our training plan under your belt, you'll have all you need for successful start.

Riding Bike with Man's Best Friend

How to train your dog to accompany you on rides

It's simple, fun and keeps you fit - riding bike is something we can all do. So why not with your faithful companion? We will explain to you which dogs are suitable for cycling, how fast and far you can travel with your four-legged friend and how you can get your pet used to cycling.

The Optimal Pedalling Frequency

An interview with professional cyclist Louis Passfield

Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana are both outstanding professional cyclists - but they differ significantly in one point: their pedalling frequency. The British professional cyclist and training expert Prof. Dr. Louis Passfield explains in an interview how important this indicator is, whether there is an optimal value and how you can specifically train your pedalling frequency.

Cycling in Winter

Tips for Safe Cycling in Winter and Spring

Although winter’s bite dulls by the beginning of March, cyclists should still expect snow and frost in spring. We’ll show you how to enjoy your favorite sport even when the thermostat dips down. We have gathered together the most important tips and information for you, so that you can stay healthy, safe and have fun cycling in winter.

Expert Tips for a Bike Trip

Planning a Multi-Day Bike Tour

Take a break from everyday life and venture into nature. From the perfect route to the necessary equipment: Our expert on bike tours, Martin Moschek, will tell you what you should pay attention to when planning a multi-day bike tour.

Race Across Australia

World Record!

Ultra cyclist Christoph Strasser broke the world record for the 3950 km (2454 mi) long ride across the Australian continent. After six days, ten hours and 58 minutes of cycling, Strasser reached the Sydney Opera House on January 16th, 2017.

Christoph Strasser heading for the record: From Perth to Sydney in under a week

Christoph Strasser heading for the record: From Perth to Sydney in under a week

All the way across Australia in six and a half days: This is the 3,950 km (2,454 mi) world record challenge that Christoph Strasser has set for himself. After already establishing three best times, he is now lining up for a fourth.