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Cyclocross Cross CX – Go Time!

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Hello Cross Faithful, time to start your engines!   As many of you know we have 2 options this year besides our regular individual coaching and bike fitting for Cross.  For newer Cross racers we have the full bootcamp with weekly training and massive drilling of the fundamentals beginning August 2nd(see below).  For experienced Crossers we […]

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Who knows what tomorrow shall bring…

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I taught a private lesson this week to a new rider, someone who is very tentative on the bike.  We started with the basics on the stationary trainer.  How to stand up on the pedals while coasting and going straight, this might seem very basic, but I always tell clients that I can find people […]

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Have you thought about racing your bike?

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So, you are getting faster on your bike.  When you started maybe you were averaging 8-10 mph on your longer rides, but now that that you have been training for STP, RSVP, Flying Wheels and similar events your average speed is getting closer to 15+ mph on longer rides and you are wondering what the […]

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Just say no to doughnuts!

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By: Heather Nielson I realize┬áthat today (June 3rd) is┬ánational doughnut day but I confess, I am one of those weird people who hates doughnuts…and pie! *GASP* What can I say. I’m forever married to my dark chocolate. I do have a sweet tooth though and I’ve found that the fewer simple carbs I eat, the […]

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Nutrition: Let’s start with the basics

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By: Heather Nielson I’m right in the middle of reading another ‘fad’ diet/nutrition book but not because I want to follow the lemmings down another road of house-hold-name diet trends but out of pure curiosity and because the scientist in me believes there is truth and good data behind most well thought out and researched […]