Category Archives: Racing
Nailing your pace is essential in long cycling events. The right pacing plan will remove the guesswork before your next event and help you cross the finish line faster.
A sprint can come down to mere inches. So in any sprint, leaving a gap between you and the athlete in front of you might seem crazy. But this gap might be exactly what you need to win your sprint.
You can upgrade race categories faster by filling your season with high quality events that suit your abilities and make the most of your time. Picking the right races is easy to do and can make a huge difference when you are aiming to upgrade quickly.
Riding in crosswinds can be a challenge, especially for smaller riders. But no matter your size, these tips will help you ride confidently and faster in crosswinds.
A powerful sprint is more than a burst of acceleration and power. Proper tension, body position and rhythm will improve your sprinting technique and allow you to execute an explosive sprint.
While every breakaway is going to be different, there are always things you can do to optimize your performance in a breakaway and increase the probability of a win. For more on race tactics check out our Race Analysis YouTube Playlist. Establishing a Gap Establishing a gap is the hardest part of a breakaway, both…
Chloe Woodruff is an Olympian, multi-time National Champion and bonafide legend in the cross-country mountain biking space. As the owner and manager of the Stans-Pivot Pro Team, she has a unique perspective and set of responsibilities that provide a ton of learning opportunities for us. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics…
In just one season of training, TrainerRoad user Justin Thomas achieved a top 5 finish in one of the most competitive fields at the 2018 Cyclocross Nationals. Translating success from one discipline of riding to another takes hard work. When Justin, a former mountain bike champion and Masters racer, learned that Cyclocross Nationals was going…
Only three percent of age group athletes qualify for the Ironman World Championship. With such small odds, it begs the question: what exactly does it take to vie for a slot at triathlon’s biggest event? In 2016, we started interviewing TrainerRoad users who have made their Kona-qualifying dreams a reality. We kicked things off with…
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