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

Secrets of climbing specialists

Welcome back to another article! I hope you found the last article on Pacing Strategies helpful in thinking about how you can ride smarter and more efficiently. Hope you enjoy the photo taken by DENIS BALIBOUSE / REUTERS during the 12th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Cugnaux to Luz-Ardiden on July 14, 2011. One of … Read More

Tip: No one likes a squirrel

When riding or racing in groups inevitably someone is going to behave like a squirrel. So if you don’t want to be labeled a squirrel follow a few tips and you will be riding or at least looking like a seasoned cyclist.

Tip: Dealing with big trucks

If you ride a bike you are more than likely spending time on the open roads otherwise your in a spin class. When I speak to non cyclists I usually get the question “Do you actually ride a bicycle on the road? That’s so dangerous!” There are somethings I have learned to keep me and my riding partners safer. Here are a few of them:

Drafting – AKA: Free Speed

I thought I would cover a topic that one of my readers is interested in, drafting. Drafting is the process of riding behind someone in an effort to recover and or share the work.