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VIDEO: Cleaning Your Bike Chain

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photoDirty bike chain? Have you ever thought about cleaning it? We cover the basics of how to clean your bike chain and the use of different cleaners, degreasers and lubricants.

VIDEO: Triathlon Bike or Road Bike?

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photoAre you a beginner triathlete? This video will compare triathlon bikes and road bikes to help you figure out what is best for you as you begin your triathlon training.

VIDEO: Changing a Flat Tire - (in about one minute)

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photoThis video will go through everything you need to know to change your flat tire. See one being changed in about a minute - no reason to lose a lot of time on race day if you practiced.

The Best Hydration Setup for an Ironman

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photoLearn why two bottles behind the saddle along with and aero drink bottle mount between the aerobars is the best combination of convenience and aerodynamics for HIM and IM racing.

VIDEO: Adjusting Your Front and Rear Derailleurs

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photoHaving trouble shifting? Is your chain not going to the next gear properly? Is it making too much noise? This video will go through some adjustments to your front and rear derailleurs.

What pedal cadence should a triathlete strive to hold?

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photoRoad cyclists tend to have a higher cadence than triathletes. Why is this? Is it bad?

Shifting strategies for hills

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photoHow should I be shifting gears on the front chainring and the rear cogs to cope with hills?

INDOOR TRAINING: Does Your Power Decline When Riding Indoors?

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photoDo you struggle to hold your power output indoors versus outdoors? The keys to this problem are due to lack of cooling and the flywheel effect.

Member Question: Using the Profile Design Fast Forward Seat Post

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photoWould it be a simple and advisable to swap back and forth between the road seat post with no aero bars and the tri seat post with aero bars?

Your next bike: Tri bike? Or nicer road bike?

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photoDean from Fitwerx answers a BT member question about what kind of bike should be the "next bike."

Member Questions: Getting a Good Bike Fit

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photoWe are often asked the question, "What size frame should I buy" and the answer is “it depends”. I know that’s not the answer you want to hear, but hopefully the following will shed some more light.

Shimano 105 or Ultegra?

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photoChoosing a groupset for your next bike? This article offers a detailed comparison of the differences between the Shimano 105 and Ultegra groupsets.

Member Question: Adjusting the Rear Derailleur

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photoWhen I switch one wheelset for another, the rear derailleur needs to be adjusted because the rear wheel on each holds the cassette in a different position. Where do I start?

Member Question: Wheelset Upgrade for Ironman Lake Placid

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photoI have Bontrager Race Lite wheels. I was looking into renting Zipp 303's or 404's for race day for Ironman Lake Placid. What time will I save?

VIDEO: Bicycle Brake Adjustments

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photoAre your brakes not slowing you down enough? Are your wheels rubbing on them? This video will cover the basics on adjusting your own bicycle brakes.
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