Month: September 2015

Optimal Cadence for Cyclocross Obstacles

Typical double chainring cyclocross set-up

Tips for choosing the right cadence within each portion of your cyclocross race Cyclocross courses demand a variety of pedaling styles because of the highly variable terrain. On a flat road, an ideal pedaling cadence would be between 90-105 rpms.

Posted in CycloCross, Racing

How to Team Time Trial

Tips for making your team time trial a success, with 2015 US National Team Time Trial Gold Medalist Brianna Walle. (Look for a version of this article coming soon as a printable handout.) Optimal performance in a team time trial

Posted in Race Strategy, Skills

Total Preparation: Fitness is Not Enough

What does it mean to prepare as well as possible for a big race? You’ll want to develop your physical abilities such as aerobic and anaerobic endurance along with sprint speed to peak for the event. That means accumulating many

Posted in Mental Skills, Performance Tips, Racing
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