Fitting a Track Bike

Fitting a Track Bike Colby Pearce   A bicycle should be fit based on two primary considerations: the physiology of the rider, and the demands of the event. The physiology of the rider may include the smoothness of the pedal…

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Thoughts on Racing

Some thoughts: Motivation for racing can be intrinsic, or extrinsic. Meaning, some racers find it motivating to crush other people and beat them to the line (this is the majority). Alternatively, some riders find the most interesting challenge in cycling…

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The Last Rep

Training is fundamentally about changing homeostasis to elicit a specific response. The response we want is improved or "optimized" fitness with minimal fatigue on race day. When training consists of repeated bouts of maximal stimulus, the organism either adapts or…

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SMP Setup Tips

Guide to setting up SMP saddles Italian manufacturer SMP manufactures saddles with base shapes that more closely match the shape of the human ishium than most other saddle designs. This feature makes the saddle an excellent platform for a rider…

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