How To Increase Your Average Speed To 30km/h!

Published on March 30th 2023


Speed. Most cyclists love it but always want to be able to ride faster. When out on bike rides, 30km/h is a magic number. It’s like a barrier between an average cyclist and a fast one - if you can average 30km/h (or 20mph for you Americans!) it gives you a great sense of personal achievement. Here, Hank gives you his top tips to improve your average speed on the bike!

0:00 Intro
0:36 Prevailing wind
1:06 Plan your route
1:47 Majority flat route
2:17 Being paced
2:50 Aero
3:35 Specific training
4:15 Fueling
5:16 Pacing
5:45 Brake less

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