Time Trial equipment that makes you faster, mental vs. physical limits, taper vs recovery weeks & more in this episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Topics covered in this episode
- The best equipment to use for a 40k TT
- How to find the best TT bike for you
- Which aero bars are best
- How to save watts with your drivetrain
- Can your pedals make you more aero?
- How to choose wheels for a time trial
- Which are the fastest tires for a time trial?
- Best drivetrains for time trialing
- What makes a skinsuit faster?
- Are shoe covers and gloves faster?
- How to hydrate during a time trial
- How to differentiate physical vs. mental limiters
- How to adjust your training plan
- Are taper weeks different than recovery weeks?
- Training for a stage race or multi-day ride
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