Learn how to adjust your tyre pressure for the type of ride and the conditions, and have a great ride every time.
Does the topic of tyre pressure leave you deflated? This advice should pump up your confidence.
Riding a bike is like floating on air — almost quite literally because all that’s between you and the road is a thin circle of rubber full of air. Tyre pressure affects your speed, traction, and overall ride enjoyment so getting it right can make the difference between a carefree Saturday morning spin and a suffering slog around your favourite loop. When it comes to tyre pressure, you can’t just “set it and forget it” because tyres lose air over time for a variety of reasons. You’ll soon learn that it’s not such a mystery once the truth about road cycle tyre pressure gets revealed.
To tell you the truth, tyre pressure makes a huge difference in the quality of your ride. Don’t be shy about experimenting with your tyre pressure because ultimately, you’re the only person “under pressure” to make your bike perform at its best!