Zen Cycling

author : Writebrained
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photoRiding Zen means nothing more than being keenly aware of your surroundings and in control of your emotional state at all times. It also means riding safe and riding smart.

VIDEO: Bike Wind Tunnel Basics - Part 4

author : Team BT
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photoWe take a tour through Colorado Premier Training's wind tunnel. Mark Cote explains how it works and how getting a wind tunnel bike fit can be one of your most important tools in getting faster.

Member Question: One Leg Drills (OLDs)

author : mikericci
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photoDo you have jerky one leg drills? Learn about this drill along with several tips and workouts to start improving your pedaling technique.

"Should I Buy a Power Meter?"

author : sportfactory
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photoHow will a power meter help my cycling training and racing? A few questions and answers will help determine if a power meter will be good for you.

VIDEO: Bike Power and Position Optimization - Part 3

author : CPT
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photoIn this third segment, Colorado Premier Training goes through several bike position tests to improve on rider efficiency. This was accomplished by varying the saddle height and aerobar width.

VIDEO: Bike Fit Test With Power - Part 2

author : CPT
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photoColorado Premier Training runs Aaron through a stepwise power test on a Velotron to collect baseline data for future position changes.

Cycling Question: Improving on Hills

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photoI struggled on the bike while climbing the hill portions of the course. I do fine on long straight rides but really have a tough time while hill climbing. Any advice or training tips?

VIDEO: Bike Power and Position Basics - Part 1

author : CPT
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photoColorado Premier Training goes over the basics of what bike power training is and how it relates to your optimal bike position.

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) in Cyclists

author : sportfactory
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photoCyclists may be at risk of developing CTS due to long hours spent in one position. These eight tips can help you prevent carpal tunnel syndrome while grinding out those long hours on the bike.

Travel Cycling: Taking Your Workout on the Road

author : sportfactory
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photoWhile training on a stationary bike could never fully substitute time on the road, there are many workouts you can perform to work on a piece of your cycling.

Get Acclimated To Go Aero

author : sportfactory
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photoWhen first going aero, your shop should begin by putting you in the least aggressive position. This means the aerobar pads will be almost level or just below the saddle.

Pedaling Technique and Drills Summary

author : Rich Strauss
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photoBy becoming more aware of your pedal stroke, you can choose to manipulate where and how you activate your leg muscles as your foot traces the circular trajectory at the cranks.

Pedaling Efficiency: Vectors and Motion

author : KevinKonczak
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photoWhile most do not think about the actual vector breakdown involved in the cycling stroke and where the power is applied in detail, when you finally do think about it, things become clearer.

The Long Bike: Volume, Intensity, Group Riding, Nutrition, Gear and Technique

author : Rich Strauss
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photoThe most valuable thing you can do for your endurance training is to schedule a weekly 2-4hr long ride from now until the end of time. Simply make this “what you do” every Saturday or Sunday morning.

The Tri Club Potential of Group Riding, Part II

author : Rich Strauss
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photoInclusion is the key, with elements of the ride fulfilling the training and social needs of 95% of the membership. We have found that course selection, leadership have been the keys.
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