Easy does it…
First tip: learn to wobble.
Route mapping apps such as Strava are popular with cyclists, but you need to protect your privacy.
If you use one of the many apps to map your walking, jogging or cycling route then you could be giving away information that could be abused by others.
In one Melbourne case study, half-a-dozen bikes occupying the same space as a parked car generated, on average, nearly four times as much retail spending.
Pro-bike policies can boost local business. In one Melbourne case study, the average hourly retail spending from six bikes was $97.20 compared to $27 from one car occupying an equivalent space.
Simon Yates at start of the British Mens Road Race Cycling Championships, Abergavenny, 2014.
Asthma medication can cause trouble for athletes but why are some inhalers alright while others need permission to use?
There's clearly a growing enthusiasm for the sport but our experts crunched the numbers to see if this is just more middle-aged men in lycra (Mamils).
Cycling could be a major part of the solution to London's transport problems – it's a shame the main mayoral candidates don't see it that way.
The force on a triple jumper’s bones is 15 times their body weight.
Studying how athletes' bones contort during exercise is helping scientists understand which exercise is best for maintaining healthy bones as we age.
At least you don’t have to drink it.
Rinsing your mouth with a sports drink and then spitting it out can improve performance.
In the battle for the road, bike riders come off second best.
Bike image from www.shutterstock.com
New South Wales' new tougher bike laws reveal an ongoing war of the roads.
Motorists in New South Wales must now keep a minimum distance of one metre when passing cyclists.
Cyclists have voiced their opposition to some aspects of the Go Together package to ensure their safety on NSW roads.
Cyclist by Shutterstock
Health risks loom as weekend athletes aiming to beat their mates become a new frontline for anti-doping.
Bike sharing has huge potential benefits - even for people who don't use them.
Taking it too far? No hiding this bike motor.
Cycling has been on the look out for mini engines in bike frames, and it may have come up trumps. But it might be missing a trick to invigorate the sport.
City residents are embracing the bike as the fastest, most convenient transport in areas like Brunswick, yet an apartment building has been blocked for not providing car parking.
It's up to state governments to ensure urban planning rules properly reflect both the desires of residents in the 21st century and the principles of sustainability.
Is WADA an appropriate body to be entrusted with the sole authority to investigate doping in sport?
Proposed changes to anti-doping are likely to increase WADA's powers, but in the search to detect doping athletes, the innocent are likely to be punished along with the guilty.
Feet to the fire. Is athletics going the way of cycling?
Where can sport go when performance-related doping always seems one step ahead? The WADA report should open the door to a more rational future.
The way we get around has been revolutionised over the past half a century. But old habits die hard.
Cyclists have every right to be on the road - not that you’d know it from the abuse they get.
Cycling has flatlined in Australia since 2011, with many people citing safety concerns as the main reason not to ride. Wider recognition of cyclists' right to be on the roads would help to boost the numbers.
Performance review. Froome approaches the Champs Elysees.
It's not enough to be an elite athlete these days, you have to construct your own narrative for success.
Some MAMILs, in their natural habitat.
Whether through US corporatism or the Wiggo effect in the UK, Middle-Aged Men in Lycra are spending big on bikes and bib-shorts.