We rode one of the most popular Gran Fondos in America, Levi’s Gran Fondo, to learn firsthand what riders need to do to best prepare for the race. Here are 10 tips for Levi’s Gran Fondo.
Road Racing Guide: How to Be a Faster Road Racer
Road Racing is one of the most diverse and challenging disciplines in cycling. These events take many forms, and require a specific mix of skills and fitness. This article will explain the most common types of road racing, and consider how you can target your training for success in these events.
Criterium racing is a wildly exciting form of road racing. But what is a criterium, and what is the best way to train for one? In this article, we’ll cover the ins and outs of crits and how you can be successful as a criterium racer.
24 Hours in the Old Pueblo: Race Guide, Strategy, and Tips for Success
24 Hours in the Old Pueblo is a wildly popular race that happens every year outside Tuscon, Arizona. 24-hour mountain bike racing is quite challenging because of fitness, nutrition, and equipment demands. This guide to 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo will help you prepare for the course, select your strategy, and provide tips for your race.
Pro Tips for XC MTB Warmups and Starts
Here’s how professional mountain bike racer Alex Wild warms up for XC MTB races and preps his starts to make them as smooth and as powerful as possible.
Cancelled Races, Motivation, and Long Term Goals
It’s a strange time for endurance athletes. With pandemic-related cancellations affecting events around the world, many of us face a question: What now?
Race Tactics for Small Fields Vs. Large Fields
In road racing the size of the field plays an important role in the demands of the race. You can use the tactical principles of field size to adjust your tactics for different field sizes.
Criterium Strategy with Legion of LA’s Justin Williams
Criteriums are fast, intense, and unpredictable. How can you use team tactics and sprinting strategies to up your crit game? We asked an expert.
How to Communicate Mid-Race
Mid-race communication between you and your teammates can make or break your race. Plan and communicate and your team can control the race, setting you up for victory.
How to: Adjust For Cancelled Events
Life happens and plans change. If your events have been canceled or rescheduled, don’t worry. Plan Builder can help keep your training on track. You can adjust your training plan, event schedule, and calendar to make sure you can reach peak fitness on race day.