Category: Equipment

By Associate Coach Jenni Gaertner Every year in November and December I mourn the waning daylight hours. Motivation gets harder to maintain when I find myself driving to work in the dark and returning home the same way. Unfortunately, the …

Riding at Night Read More »

Little things matter. Bike races are won or lost by fractions of an inch or almost immeasurably small differences in average speed. Cyclists focus on training and tactics, but small changes in equipment, body weight, clothing, position, cadence and even …

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 It is okay to look at the weather report and rearrange your riding calendar to put the long rides on the nicer-weather days. Ask your coach for help. Ride outdoors as much as you can, even if there is a …

Bad Weather? No Problem Late Winter Riding Tips Read More »

by Earl Zimmermann Several years ago one man (you know who he is) changed our perception of how to climb a mountain by “dancing” on the pedals. Since then countless articles have been written about how to optimize cadence. Lance …

Cadence: Art or Science? Read More »

by Karl Etzel    With so many electronic gadgets out there to help you get faster I thought it would be interesting to write about a totally un-electronic product I have been using over the past few months in my …

Training Toolkit: PowerCrank Review Read More »