Month: August 2012

Winning in the Heat – Tips for Racing in High Temperatures

In the spring and summer, internally generated heat limits training intensity and affects the outcomes of races. Only about one fifth of the energy released by a athlete’s body during cycling ends up as useful work, with the other four-fifths

Posted in Performance Tips, Race Strategy, Racing, Skills

Stay Calm, Stay Safe, Win

The first few criteriums for a new racer are often a humbling or even terrifying experience. I remember speaking with the manager of a national level pro squad about goals for each of his riders in a downtown crit. One

Posted in Injury, Race Strategy, Racing