Cycling Safety, Cycling Responsibility.

About two hours ago I finished participating in the Ride And Remember, a ride in memory of Gastown Cycling’s Brad Dean, tragically killed last year on River Road in Richmond while on a ride with several others, some of whom were also grievously injured. The...

Gears and Power Zones Made Easy

During a cycling class, have you ever wondered what gear you should be in? How hard you should work? Sometimes, you just shout out “what gear?” Instead of a simple answer, you get a range. “Eight to fourteen!” the instructor might say. Not all...

Are Push Ups On The Bike Bad To Do?

If you have been spinning a while, you have likely seen many types of indoor cycling instructor. Probably you have done a class where the instructor did an assortment of movements that were unusual to perform on a bicycle. Perhaps a push up over the handle bars....

Heart Rate Monitors, Cyklus and Spivi.

Book now at Cyklus Vancouver (604) 306-5965 Did you know that you no longer need to register your heart rate monitor to save your heart rate data? If you are wearing a blue tooth HR monitor, our M3i bikes will transmit the data up to our Spivi system along with the...

Sweet Spot? Isn’t That A Doughnut Shop?

Book now at Cyklus Vancouver (604) 306-5965 At some point riding at Cyklus you will likely hear an instructor refer to riding in the “sweet spot”. With your legs and lungs burning, you might be asking “what is sweet about this?” Intelligent...

How To Set Your Privacy Settings On Spivi

OK Cyklus Crew! We are going to launch per bike booking live across the site! Remember you control what is displayed in the class. Now is a great time to review your Spivi privacy settings. 1. Go to Spivi and log in with the same email you book classes with. The first...

What Is FTP?

FTP (Functional Threshold Power) is a term you will hear a lot in your classes at Cyklus. Simply put, the FTP test generates an estimate of how much power your legs could output for one hour if we were to put a pro cyclist’s brain in your body (Temporarily of...

Exciting News At Cyklus: Spivi FAQ

Book now at Cyklus Vancouver (604) 306-5965 If you have not been to the studio lately, you are in for a surprise.  We have integrated the most advanced indoor cycling technology in the world: a virtualized bike ride simulation that allows you to compete with other...

Periodization For Fondo Riders

Book now at Cyklus Vancouver (604) 306-5965 This post appeared in the Novermber 2014 Granfondo Axel Merckx newsletter: You’re likely familiar with the infamous training techniques used by Eastern Bloc athletes to achieve superior performance in endurance sports during...