15 examples of really bad cycling advice

Most cycling advice is good, but some of it is wrong, dangerous or just plain laughable

Fellow cyclists are always keen on imparting advice to other riders. The majority of it is rock-solid biking wisdom passed on from rider to rider, from generation to generation.

But for all of the great advice that can improve your riding, there is some advice that is just plain dodgy.

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