In the last article “What goes into developing a training plan” I outlined what all competitive athletes need to be thinking about, planning for and preparing for to have a great season on the bike. I listed several bullets of what needs to be done to prepare for planning. I am going to extend each bullet addin a summary of … Read More
Time to make the investment in a cycling coach?
So if I hire a cycling coach what can I expect? What will the cycling coach do that I can’t do by myself? Will my performance really improve?
Writing a great race report
It is very important to log and document your training activities as a serious athlete. What do I mean by a serious athlete? Athletes who are using structure in there training to make improvements in their physical performance are how I define a serious athlete. So if you are a recreational rider, event rider, racer, runner, or triathlete who is … Read More
Road Racing is an Investment in Time
Time is the biggest investment you can make in your training as a competitive or event cyclist. Learn how much time you should be spending and where before you waste your valuable investment.
What to do in a bike race – Attack, attack, attack!
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.
It’s not about where your going but what you have been through
When I started my first structured training plan I read something depressing. I am going to paraphrase but the gist was “Unless you are genetically gifted athlete expect that it could take 3-5 years before you win a race”