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Pain and Racing Speed The Training Hours

Custom Carbon Frame and 400 Watts: 2013 Goals and Aspirations

  A dream becomes a goal when you create a plan -Joe Friel 400 Watts After a rollercoaster ride that involved a very stressful job, time trial bike getting delivered 10days (after 4months of promises) before the national championships and my first season as a 100% self coached athlete, I improved my FTP from 325W […]

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Review – Chris King Classic Hubs for Road Use

The hum of your tyres rolling across the road, interrupted by the occasional freewheeling sound, breaking the churning unison of your gears, is part of the pleasures that is bike riding. Your wheels are a major part of keeping that nirvana. Other than the 2 inches pressurized rubber, the hubs are a significant factor of […]

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Pain and Racing Speed The Training Hours

Club Championships Practice Time Trial

Last Tuesday, May 15 my club WTC de Amstel organized a time trial of 18.9kilometers. I was apprehensive about doing it because I have been racing the past couple of weeks so I couldn’t put all the training hours I wanted. A major problem I want to overcome in my pacing is my tendency to […]

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Pain and Racing Speed

ATC Time Trial or When Life Gives You Lemons, You Make Lemonade

This Sunday (May 6, 2012) was the first official time trial of my racing calendar – 23km (2 laps on an 11.5km loop). When I was planning my season this was supposed to be my first C priority race, meaning I would still be in training (fatigued), however, it would be an opportunity to measure […]