Author: K.C. Wilder

Q: I find in races that my mind wanders. I’m right in the race one moment, and then the next I’m worrying about work tomorrow or thinking about something else, and by the time my head is back in the …

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by KC Wilder PhD What a great question.  How does one get past the fear of taking a spill in a cyclocross (CX) race?  First of all, most novice and elite racers may experience a similar fear.  The key is …

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by KC Wilder, PhD Question: I had a pretty major crash in a criterium two years ago. I cracked my helmet in two and separated my left shoulder in the crash. I took a year off from cycling so that …

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