5 Common Bike-Handling Mistakes

We all make mistakes while out riding on the road. Some are minor and relatively harmless—like forgetting a repair kit—while others can mean the difference between staying upright and ending up on the pavement.

Riding or racing in a pack can turn a small error into a dangerous one. When you make an error in a pack, chances are that not only will you crash, others will to. To keep yourself and others safe, it's important to continue to improve your bike-handling skills.

Some of the more common mistakes cyclists make out on the road include missed clip-ins and water-bottle fumbles. Here are easy ways you can learn to avoid them.

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