Two Hard Days on the Bike

One of the harder things to get used to is the concept of two hard days on the bike in a row is a huge benefit to training.  Research has shown that alternating hard and easy days can help with your training as a basic concept.  Of course, the key is to go HARD and […]

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Road Bike Skills Training

I often forget how riding a road bike can both be simple and complicated.  The mechanics of riding a bike are pretty instinctual, once you learn.  However, entering the world of road riding can be quite complicated.  You are out in an uncontrolled environment that leaves little margin for error.  You are exposed to the […]

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Indoor Trainer

Riding the trainer is simply the worst.  So much of what most folks like about the bike is missing from the indoor experience and therefore the indoor experience is extremely lacking.  However, there is a light at the end of this tunnel and in many ways we are already there.  No longer is the indoor […]

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Early Season Group Rides.

Group rides are an important part of cycling training.  In a culture that doesn’t grow up watching bike racing, the group ride is our way of learning all the dynamics of riding in a group.   The early season group ride is always an interesting challenge.  Inevitably there is always a wide variety of fitness levels and […]

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Leg Days

I get a lot of questions about weight training and cycling.  Since I come from a football/rugby background and my father was a bodybuilder as a kid, I feel like I have pretty good understanding of weight training.  (I’ve been lifting in a gym and studying weight training for 31 years and have watched this too many times, […]

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