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

Kitchen Sink Workouts

I love to read and learn everything I can about endurance sports. A few seasons ago I picked up “Training and Racing With A Power Meter” written by Hunter and Coggan. In this book I learned of a new type of workout, Kitchen Sink Workouts (KS). These workouts were very different from what I had been use to. I had … 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

Pacing Strategies

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

Review: Custom Hand built Carbon Fiber Tubulars

If you have been racing for a while or are an avid rider you have probably seen someone riding on Carbon Fiber wheels. While I would rather see athletes make upgrades in themselves before they make investments in new cycling equipment I do understand the excitement of upgrades. “Will this or that upgrade improve my ride experience some how?” The … Read More

Ready to join a cycling team?

Been a while since I wrote a full article here on the PPC site! Been very busy racing, training and coaching as of late. I love and hate this time of year. I call this the silly season. I know this doesn’t sound like my usual positive self but it’s true. I really hate seeing some form disappear as racing … Read More