Wet roads are no excuse for riding like a squirrel

On my way commute work this AM I was greeted with heavy rain and lots of puddles on the road. When I say commute I mean in the comfort of my truck not a bike. I probably hydroplaned a few times on the commute but nothing serious. This reminded me of a conversation I had with one of my athletes … 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.

Tip: Don’t freak out its just a bump

If you are new to racing if you haven’t been bumped you will be. Does the idea of making physical contact at 25-30 MPH freak you out or what! If you are going to continue to race your bike in anything but a Time Trial then you must get use to this. Find some friends with bikes and an open … Read More