Lessons Learned From The Field – ITT

Hey, everyone, I hope that the riding, running and racing season has been a rewarding one! It has been a long while since I posted lessons learned post and was thinking about some of the new the new things I have been putting into practice this season while racing in Individual Time Trials. I have spent the better part of … Read More

Is your cycling posture right for your riding style?

In a previous article I covered how cyclists can improve pedaling efficiency through increasing cadence. This was accomplished using pedaling drills and several interval based workouts that smooth pedal strokes and increase leg speed. While pedaling efficiency is very important aspect of becoming and efficient cyclists there are many other things we can do to improve our ride as cyclists. … Read More

Tip – Effortless steering

We cyclists take all kinds of skills for granted like how to pedal, brake, and even guiding our bikes.  Just like in the last article on breaking in panic situations there are better ways to handle bikes. Steering is one of t the more critical ones and like panic stops it takes practice. So in this tip I’ll cover effortless … Read More

Intro to Training Factors: Balance, Flexibility and Agility

If you recall from my first article on training factors I wrote about the Romanian sports scientist Dr. Tudor Bompa and his schema called “The Training Factors Pyramid”. I covered one of the most important training factors in the first article, endurance and listed all the other training factors. In this article I am going to cover three new training … Read More

What not to do in a race! – Freak Out

Recently completed my first 2 races of the 2011 season and saw lots of early season silliness. Thought I would share some of the mistakes I saw and how to deal with them.