Showing posts with tag: race tactics
Erica Carney is one of the all-time best American crit racers, but her goal of winning a pro national criterium championship took years of hard work to achieve. Tune in as we answer your questions about tactics, bike handling and more, and discuss what Erica did to improve her tactics and abilities each year to finally win the 2017 Women’s Pro Criterium National Championship.
Eamon Lucas is an American bike racer who has achieved success as a road and crit racer in the USA, racing fixed gear bikes in the Redhook Crit series for the star-studded Specialized Rocket Espresso team, and now in the intense Belgian Kermesse racing scene. Listen in as we discuss the different race tactics and cultural nuances of racing in different regions and formats that have helped Eamon be successful.
What happens when you do high intensity efforts during base training, what it was like for Amber to be a pro domestique, and tips for beginner racers on their first year of racing and mountain bike stage races. Tune into Episode 281 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast for this and more!
In road racing the size of the field plays an important role in the demands of the race. You can use the tactical principles of field size to adjust your tactics for different field sizes.
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.
Not every breakaway is successful, but your race doesn’t have to be over just because you got caught. These pro tips will help when you need to sprint for the win after your breakaway fails.
Setting expectations for the first race of the season, race tactics for when you miss the break, what to eat during a rest week and more is all covered in Episode 242 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
The benefits of being a larger rider, when to add extra recovery, staying competitive after an upgrade to cat 2 and more will be discussed in Episode 235 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
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.
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