Whether it’s elevation, heat, technicality or just an abnormally strong field, going the extra mile to make sure you are ready for your goal event can make a big difference. Tune is as we discuss this, as Amber shared what she is learning about pregnancy and cycling, and as Pete shares tips on mid-ride nutrition in Episode 310 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.



Topics covered in this episode

  • Pregnancy and cycling
  • How big rides make you faster
  • Mid-ride nutrition guidelines from Pete
  • How to decide between liquids, gels, and solids
  • MTB vs. Road position
  • Why seat tube angle is so important for tall riders
  • Should you wear gloves when training indoors?
  • How to wear your bibs on the indoor trainer
  • Individual Leg Drill tips
  • Outside Workout tire setup for MTB
  • What to expect at the Escape from Alcatraz triathlon
  • How to prepare for a goal event with different circumstances than your training

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Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee is a Level II USA certified cycling coach and the host of the Ask a Cycling Coach podcast. His background in the sport of motocross has translated into a passion for cycling, mountain biking and all things training. If you have a training question, submit your question for Jonathan to answer on the next episode of TrainerRoad’s podcast.