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.
TrainerRoad’s mission is simple: to make you a faster cyclist, whoever you are and whatever your discipline. We’ve helped tens of thousands of athletes reach their goals, but how do we do it? What makes TrainerRoad cycling’s most effective training tool?
There comes a point in a cyclist’s progression where unstructured distance isn’t enough to stimulate improvement. Jozsef Evans used structure and performance based goals to continue his progression and get faster. In a matter of a few months, the structure paid off and helped Joe increase his watts per kilogram from 3.1 to 4.2. Here’s how Jozsef did it.
Racing in Heavy Crosswinds, Adaptive Muscle Shortening, Commuting and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 243
Pro tips for racing in heavy crosswinds, how cyclists should deal with “adaptive muscle shortening, using your commute to get faster and more is all covered in Episode 243 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Join us live for another episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We’ll be covering why retired pro cyclists are still so fast, years after retirement, how cadence and different muscles affect fatigue, and some recent research on nutrition hacks. Tune in Thursday, April 4 at 8:00am Pacific.
Join us live for a discussion on whether intermittent fasting is good for endurance training, how to use lab test data to improve performance, why Sweetspot training is so hard and much more. Episode 194 is live this Thursday at 8:00am Pacific! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this…
All Criterium Specialty training plans have been improved to be more specific to your riding and racing goals. What’s New All Criterium plans include dedicated taper and race weeks. Specifically, week 7 of your plan is suited to B-priority events at any time; and the final week, week 8, is suited to A-priority events. Each…