Special guest Amber Pierce joins the team to talk about fueling for short workouts, the pros and cons of a CX bike vs a road bike, pro tips for big one-day races and more in Episode 237 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast. 

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.


Topics covered in this episode

  • Amber Pierce is back!
  • Plan Builder is now available!
  • The pros and cons of a CX bike vs a road bike
  • What to do if you can’t put out the same power on different bikes
  • Tips to qualify for Ironman 70.3 Worlds
  • Should you fuel for short workouts?
  • Pro tips for big one-day races
  • Strategies to win a scratch race
  • Training and support to climb Haleakalā

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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.