Beginner Triathlete - Bike articles

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
author : Coach AJ
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photoSo when it comes to triathlon, the largest investment we make, in both terms, comes in the bike. Looking at ways to get faster, while considering a budget, is a bind for most triathletes.
author : Rich Strauss
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photoTri clubs offer all of us, from beginner to advanced athlete, a venue in which we can realign our perspective of what “fast” and “far” are, pushing us to new and greater heights of performance.
author : Rich Strauss
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avatarThe physics and physiology of high and low cadence cycling. Both low and high cadence work are useful for increasing your “cadence comfort,” or your comfort within a wide range of cadences.
author : Glenn
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avatarMany of us do not enjoy the ‘pleasures’ of training on a stationery trainer. “Boring”, ”mind-numbing”, “a drag” are three phrases often associated with indoor trainers.
author : Don Magie
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A better bike is not the answer to meeting your performance goals. I mean if you gave Nike running shoes to a tortoise would he move any faster?
author : Don Magie
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photoIntroduction to our new cycling writer, Don Magie.
author : Don Magie
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photoKnown for its brutal cadences, nasty sprints and 12-minute hills, the spin class seems to be the perfect substitute for a raunchy ride outside. But is it?
author : Ron
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avatarA few things to keep in mind.
author : owie
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avatarYou ride hard enough that you are working but not so hard that you can’t do the same thing the next day. 700 km or 400 miles a week.
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