I have been racing for quite a while now and participated in many pace lines, taught pace line skills and raced in numerous Individual Time Trials but I have never raced in a Team Time Trial AKA: TTT. The individual time trial is often referred to the race of truth but add teammates and you have the potential to be … Read More
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
One of my favorite topics that cover’s many concerns for both competitive and recreational riders is Pacing Strategies. When I think of pacing I think of time trials and who else but Bradley Wiggins would make for a go to photo op! What do I mean when I say pacing? Pacing simply means to move (speed) at a particular rate … Read More
Some time ago I wrote an article on when to attack and how to attack in a bike race. Recently a great question was asked: “When should I not attack in a race?” I think a better way to ask this question would be when should I take any action in a race? It takes time to learn to read … Read More
Its been a while since I have shared some tactics with the readers of the PPC site so I decided to cover some tactics in a quick tip! It’s important that as a competitive cyclist to employee tactics and personal goals in each race. Road racing is a team sport and Riders serve different roles depending on their strengths and … Read More
A friend of mine noticed on a recent race report that I had mentioned setting up a teammate to attack. He was wanting to know what went into this. I told him that it was pretty straight forward. Then I thought about all the different ways there are to attack. So rather then give away what type of attack was used in that particular race I thought I would post a few of my favorites.