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Cycling Tips

I can bet that most people reading this are so focused on the details of their today that they forget why they started the journey to begin with....

As mentioned earlier, my plan for this year is to divide up goals in to "sprint" size bites. This could be 2-4 weeks at a time, and if you know anything about behavior change, it typically takes about 30 days for something to really take hold. My top goals in January are focused on 1. resetting my diet, 2. testing and optimizing a family budget, 3. creating space and time to dedicate towards my athletic goals. Here's how I plan on creating a good foundation for these goals in January:
Tomorrow will be my first ride on the trainer in a year. Some people may groan when they read this thinking that riding indoors is boring or worthless but these indoor rides are critical for my sanity and fitness during the winter. I don't mind riding when it's frigid cold out, but in Denver we get a lot of freeze/thaw/freeze which leaves a lot of black ice. Black ice and over confident drivers shouldn't be put together, but they often are on the streets of Denver. Additionally, riding the trainer gives you very dedicated training time to knock out intervals and pile on the watts. You don't need to find the perfect road, or be frustrated with stop lights and you can get your work out done quickly during kids naps! There are many trainers on the market these days, and in an effort to add clarity to the confusion I put together a quick guide to the essential pieces that you need to know when buying a trainer.

This article will not be telling you how to check your seat height because you shouldn't do it alone, and you probably don't know enough to get it perfect. Instead, think of this article as a public service announcement. There is a great chance your...

In this "Hauling Your Kid by Bike" series I'll walk you through different ways to carry your kids with you on your bike, the pros and cons of each, and how I ultimately decided on the product I did to help you figure out what...

My list of the things I wish I had known before my first races. This list could have thousands of tips on it, so add your own in the comments....