Power, weight, and aerodynamics may be the determining factors in most cycling events, but mountain biking is different. With the right set of skills for handling your bike on the trail, you’ll not only ride faster but make your time more enjoyable. Just like following a proper training plan to build your fitness, you need…
Cycling Group Rides: A Guide to Etiquette, Pacelines, Drafting, and Safety
Group riding is one of the great joys of cycling. Drafting lets you go much faster than you would on your own, and the camaraderie of others is a powerful motivation to push your limits. If you understand the crucial skills, techniques, and etiquette of group cycling, you can be a faster, more efficient, and safer cyclist on your next group ride.
How Pro Supercross Racer Justin Brayton Gets Faster With TrainerRoad
TrainerRoad is all about helping athletes work towards goals, and for Justin Brayton those goals don’t even involve a bicycle. The fitness and training strategies he gets from TrainerRoad help Justin succeed as a professional Supercross racer, and lessons he’s learned might help you win your next bike race, too.
Pro Tips for Moving Through a Field Efficiently
Moving through a large field in a mass start event can be stressful. But whether you’re racing a crit or riding a gran fondo, these pro tips will help you get to the front of the field efficiently so you can put the power down at the finish line.
Pro Enduro Tips with Yeti Cycles’ Richie Rude – EWS Northstar 2019
Enduro World Champion Richie Rude analyzes Coach Jonathan’s onboard footage from every stage of EWS Northstar 2019, giving actionable takeaways and pro insights.
Heat Training Risks, Cramping, Losing Fitness and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 217
Join us live for Episode 217 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We’ll cover how heat training is proven to make you faster, but it can come at the cost of valuable training adaptations, why cramping actually happens and why it is so hard to avoid, how quickly you lose different types of fitness.
Leadville Recap and Cornering Clinic with Lee McCormack – Ask a Cycling Coach 216
Coach Jonathan’s Leadville 100 analysis and a deep dive into cornering with MTB Skills Coach Lee McCormack of Lee Likes Bikes, all covered in Episode 216 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast
Group Ride Tactics, Green Tea, Overreaching and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 213
Group ride tactics to help you move through the field, how green tea affects endurance performance, how to recognize, overcome and avoid overreaching and much more, all covered in Episode 213 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Aerobic Metabolism 101, Openers, Tahoe Trail 100 and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 212
Join us for a livestream of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We’ll be discussing the basics of aerobic metabolism and how you can use it to make you faster, the physiological and psychological effects of openers, analysis of Coach Jonathan’s Tahoe Trail 100 performance and more!