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New road cyclist looking for advice/tips(4 posts)

New road cyclist looking for advice/tipsjasut
Sep 29, 2001 10:43 AM
Just bought a road bike after spending almost all of my past cycling days on a mountain bike. In addition, I have taken a hiatus from serious cycling of any kind for the past few years. I am looking for tips on riding form and good road bike websites that will help make me a better overall cyclist.

Any help out there?
re: New road cyclist looking for advice/tipsjtolleson
Sep 29, 2001 11:06 AM
I'd encourage you to visit Sheldon Brown's site (is it as well as

Good luck and have fun.
re: New road cyclist looking for advice/tipsAkirasho
Sep 29, 2001 11:40 AM

online catalogs but with good tech info

Alternative platforms

Build it yourself

General info searches (a few nice forums here)

Note too that many manufacturers have a wealth of product specific and general knowledge, albeit at the cost of a few minutes (hours) surfing. Take your time in approaching these online sources and don't forget to bookmark in a specific folder.

From these (of course there are others), you should be able to find most any aspect of cycling you'd like. Oh, and riding LOTS makes you a better cyclist!

Good luck

We abide.

Remain In Light.
Here's another site:
Sep 29, 2001 3:35 PM