How To Sprint Faster | GCN's Road Cycling Tips

Improving your sprinting is one of the few definite ways of increasing your chances of winning bike races.

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Even if you're not an out and out sprinter, being able to sprint has plenty of benefits: you'll win the sprint to the sign or the cafe against your mates, you'll be able to outkick others in a smaller bunch in a race, and, you'll maybe even progress to winning bunch sprints.

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