A special live Q&A episode with Team Clif Bar Cycling’s Pete Morris covering everything from crit tactics to nutrition.

Topics covered in this episode

  • How to train with specificity for time trials
  • Pete’s favorite Clif Bar
  • How to know when to brake coming into turns
  • How to “roll” turns without braking
  • How to time your pedaling for a turn
  • Nutrition strategies for ultra endurance racing
  • Best jobs for pro cyclists
  • Are beards slow?
  • The difference between fixed gear and geared racing
  • Bike handling skills that make you faster
  • How to become more comfortable on a bike
  • Does power to weight matter in criteriums?
  • How to balance weight loss and maintain strength
  • How to gain weight for cyclists
  • Strength training for cyclists
  • How climbers can win a criterium
  • How to make a breakaway
  • How to avoid saddle sores
  • How to sprint from a high cadence
  • How gearing can make or break a sprint

For more cycling training knowledge, listen to the Ask a Cycling Coach — the only podcast dedicated to making you a faster cyclist. New episodes are released weekly.

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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.