Improving Road Bike Cycling Efficiency

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Improving Technique and Form

By improving your cycling efficiency (or cycling "economy" as some prefer to call it), we're referring to improving your body's energy efficiency -- or, said another way, your economy of motion. Cycling economy is one of the most imĀ­portant determinant of one's cycling performance. Your cycling economy is your MPG (or kilometers per liter). Oxygen is the energy source -- hence you want to get farther down the road with each molecule of oxygen you take in. There are a several ways to improve cycling economy. Here are some of them:

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