• trainin and tactics

    Does Stretching Make You Faster On The Bike?

    by  • March 9, 2015 • trainin and tactics

    NCCNStretch1

    I hate stretching.  I’ve never been close to “flexible”.  Sit-and-reach in grade school?  Off the charts terrible.  Stretching before high school basketball games?  Not gonna happen.  With each inflexibility benchmark, guilt mounted.  Stretching was suppose to be good for me right?  Improve my performance, reduce my risk of injury…something like that. Science and stretching In the...

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    ‘Murica, The Tour, and Optimal Cadence

    by  • July 1, 2014 • trainin and tactics

    Cadence

    There’s nothing quite like celebrating ‘Murica, pounding hot dogs, and enjoying three weeks of the Tour de France.  July is the real “most wonderful time of the year” during which the greatest bike racers on the planet battle over the most storied tarmac in our sport.  For nearly 100 years the discussion over cycling cadence has...

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