Descending well on a road bike is a fantastic feeling - here are 10 tips on how to do it faster and safer. Because you're traveling at a faster speed, it pays to keep looking ahead and anticipating the road in front of you. This enables you to stay safe by spotting hazards, but also gives you the potential to go faster by picking the best lines through corners. As well as awareness, thinking about your body position, how you distribute your weight on the bike and how you use your brakes are all factors in improving your descending technique. The best way to improve is through practice!