Cycling science contains strange ironies. One of the most significant influences on your riding performance is also the easiest to change: tyre pressure. Yet this is a subject that is often ignored when riders imagine their bicycle as a total performance system.
When it comes to cycling there’s no ‘one size fits all’ — something that’s particularly true when it comes to saddles. But, finding the right saddle is crucial, in fact it can transform an ordinary ride into an extraordinary one, so where do you begin?
Check out any road bike from 1950 and then one from 1985. That 1950 bike precedes the 1985 bike by the same time period as the 1985 bike does a showroom-new one, now in 2020. However, the two older bikes look identical to each other.