Riding aero is fast but are you ready for it?

I have had numerous questions recently about riding “aero”. Questions have ranged from: installation and selection of clip on aero bars, what to expect when riding aero bars, wind conditions, flexibility and the benefits of aero bikes vs. road bikes vs. TT/Tri Bikes. So what does Riding Aero mean? Riding Aero is used to describe a rider’s position on the … Read More

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

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

Strength training myths for the cyclist

I hear quite a few cyclists, not just racers; say I wish I was faster in the hills or the flats. When its someone I know I ask what are you doing to reach this goal? The usual answer is I am riding more or contemplating purchasing lighter wheels or even a lighter bike.

Tip: work the junk out of your legs

Do you find your legs sore, tight, and achy when you get done with a race or the weekday hammer fest with your bike club? There are a few things you can do to reduce the amount of soreness or junk in your legs.