Posts by: The Buzz

Training Tips: Single Leg Drill: This week’s training tip is the single leg drill, which is something that you can practice as you’re riding that will help to smooth out your pedal stroke and make your pedaling technique more efficient. It’s quite simple – you just need to unclip one foot, and pedal with a single...

Ep2 – Preparing for Peaks Challenge: Bikebug coaching athlete Michael Wright (co-owner of MC Cyclery) has agreed to track his progress as he prepares for the Peaks Challenge, Falls Creek. The ride is 235km with over 4,000m of climbing – and he’s not ready with just over 2 months to prepare for the event. Join us as we...

Training Tips Safely Looking Behind: This week’s training tip is a simple drill that you can practice and use whilst riding on the road, to safely look behind. The usual problem with turning your head to look behind you when you’re riding is that by taking your eyes away from in front of you, you risk deviating off your...

The Colnago UAE Abu Dhabi WorldTour Team: Late last year we announced the partnership of Colnago joining forces with Chinese conglomerate TJ Sports for the first Chinese-backed WorldTour team. Whilst this is probably imminent in the future – for 2017 it was just not meant to be. TJ Sports withdrew from their agreement,...

Training Tips: Single Handed Cornering: In November we shared three key points to focus on to improve your cornering: a strong inside hand grip, keeping the outside leg down and keeping your eyes up and focused on the exit point. This week’s training tip is a simple drill that you can practice to develop your strong...

Ep 1 – Preparing for Peaks Challenge: I am not Ready: Words by Bikebug Coach, Matt Lucas – Preparing for a major sportif ride such as Peaks Challenge Falls Creek is a major undertaking. The day itself can be up to 13hrs long (for finishers) and one of the key aspects to completing a ride like this is the ability to...

The Ideal Commuter: Scott E-Sub Tour E-Bike: Recently, we were very fortunate at The Buzz to get our hands on Scott’s latest electric-assisted commuting bike: the E-Sub Tour. Watch the video above for a closer look and overview of the bike. First things first – what is an e-bike? Before we delve into the Scott E-Sub...

Colnago Continues Partnership with Gazprom Rusvelo: The new team bikes and colours were revealed late December at the unveiling of the 2017 Gazprom Rusvelo team presentation. Colnago will continue to bring the best Italian bikes to the Russian team in the form of the K-Zero and new Colnago Concept aero bike. The new...

Training Tips Riding in Crosswinds: Knowing how to ride in crosswinds can save you a whole lot of watts and up to 30% of your energy! Here’s a simple guide from Bikebug Coaching on how to set yourself up to ride in crosswinds. RELATED: RIDING AND RACING IN WINDY CONDITIONS The key to riding in crowsswinds is to keep...

Shimano Supercrit Highlights: The Shimano Supercrit was held over the weekend, and what day of racing it was! Bikebug was represented by a talented squadron of: Brenton Jones, Sam Witmitz, Alistair Donohue, Stuart Smith, Todd Satchell & Mark O’Brien. It was a great day out for Bikebug. With a world-class field of many...