Picking the right wheel to follow is essential when the race comes down to a sprint finish. But the best plans don’t always work out. These pro tips can help you find the right wheel in a sprint, and make adjustments when things don’t go as planned.
How to Race a Dominant Team
A strong team can command a race making your hopes of victory slim. Their mix of talent and strategy can seem overwhelming. When racing, the cards you have may not be winning cards, but it would be a shame not to play them. These tips from Team Clif Bar can push the odds in your favor when racing against a dominant team.
How to Get a Leadout Win With Just One Teammate
You don’t need a big team to accomplish a race winning leadout. You can execute a successful lead out with just one other teammate. With a good plan and intentional execution you and your teammate can stack the odds in your favor and get one of you across the finish line first.
Live Q&A with the Pros: Team Clif Bar Cycling’s Pete Morris – Ask a Cycling Coach 147
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…
Team Camp Special: Team Clif Bar Cycling – Ask a Cycling Coach 146
In this special episode we discussed how to use team camps to make you faster and team tactics for criteriums with Team Clif Bar Cycling. Topics covered in this episode The difference between team camp and training camp The importance of team bonding for cyclists How fit are pro cyclists? Why power to weight…
Criterium Racing 101 with The Clif Bar Team
Last week we had the opportunity to join The Clif Bar Team for their annual training camp in Napa Valley, California. In between training sessions we sat down with some of the best criterium racers in the country to find out how to become a better crit racer. We covered how to train for criterium…