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Category Archives: Bike Setup Tips


A Guide to bicycle gearing- choosing the right gearing for your road, mountain, and gravel bikes

A Guide to Bicycle Gearing: Choosing the Right Gears For Your Road, Gravel, and Mountain Bike

Having the right gearing can make or break your ride. But with the wide range of options available these days, choosing the right gearing can be an overwhelming and complicated task. Let’s get to the bottom of how gearing works and how to choose the right gears for your terrain and discipline.


Dr. Andy Pruitt conducts a bike fit with a cyclist.

A Conversation About Bike Fit With Dr. Andy Pruitt

Dr. Andy Pruitt is the world’s top expert on bike fitting, with over 40 years of experience. We sat down with Dr. Pruitt for a wide-ranging conversation on all things fit-related.


Facing Challenges with Zach Josie

Facing Challenges and Overcoming Limitations With Triathlete Zach Josie

No one’s body is the same, and every athlete faces physical challenges. For triathlete Zach Josie, dwarfism is just an obstacle to overcome.


cycling-numbness-hands-feet-saddle-blog

Cycling Numbness: Dealing with Numb Hands, Feet, & Saddle

Spend any time cycling, and you will likely experience numbness in your hands, feet, or perineum. With a few small changes in your fit and equipment, you can increase your comfort on the bike.


Indoor FTP vs. Outdoor FTP

Indoor FTP vs. Outdoor FTP: Why They Feel Different (But Aren’t)

One of the most common questions we receive at TrainerRoad is whether you need to adjust your FTP between indoor and outdoor workouts. The short answer is no, but the reasons why are more complicated.


Wahoo ELEMNT Headunit Setup

Outside Workouts: Wahoo ELEMNT Setup

Taking structured workouts outside is easy when you have the right data displayed on your Wahoo head unit.


Bike Maintenance tips for indoor training

Bike Maintenance Checklist for Indoor Training

A clean bike is a fast bike, even when it’s on the trainer. These bike maintenance tips for indoor training can make sure your bike is ready to work as hard as you do.


Garmin Edge

Outside Workouts: Garmin Setup

A clear and organised display on your Garmin Edge can help you eliminate unnecessary distractions and nail your power based intervals outside.


How to Install a Dropper Post on a Cyclocross Bike

While a dropper post may seem unconventional on a cyclocross bike, there are real advantages out on the course. Dropping your saddle away from your body allows you to navigate tricky terrain, including barriers, with greater ease. While this increased ability will come with a weight penalty, dropper posts are getting lighter every year and…


Custom Phone Mount

We’ve received a lot of questions about the mount that is used in the videos and screenshots of our iOS app, so we thought we’d take a moment to show it in more detail. The truth is, it’s a homemade mount that came out of frustration of not wanting to have multiple mounting brackets on our handlebars.…



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