Believing You Can Fly

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan When I started track cycling, no one believed I could do it. I was supposed to be an endurance athlete, I was “wasting my talent”, and I “would never be good enough”. But […]

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Race Report – 63 Wins in 2017

Nick Baker  4th Stagiaires 20 lap points race 10th Overall stagiaires Omnium 1st Stagiaires 12 lap Tempo Points 2nd Stagiaires Omnium 4th Elimination 5th 3km Scratch 4th Stagiaires 3km Scratch 5th Stagiaires Miss-N-Out 6th Omnium Stagiaires   Nao Yamashita 2nd 12 lap Tempo Points Race 6th 3km Scratch 6th Overall Stagiaires Omnium 4th Stagiaires 15 […]

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Race Report – 47 Wins in 2017

Nick Baker  2nd Stagiares 3km Scratch 3rd Stagiares 12 Lap Tempo Points 4th Stagiares SuperSprint Elimination 2nd Stagiares Omnium 4th Stagiaires 20 Lap Points Race 10th Omnium Stagiaires     Nao Yamashita 4th Legends 45+ 15 Lap Points Race 5th Legends 45+ Miss-n-Out 6th Legends 45+ 10 Lap Scratch 5th Legends 45+ Omnium   Tyler […]

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Training for the BIG Picture

In 2014, I went into my first non-tapered elite national championships. And I got my butt handed to me in the time trial events, and I was s-l-o-w. I had been named to the Pan Am team, the first 2016 Olympic qualifying event, which was to be held just a few weeks after, and we […]

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Race Report – 47 Wins in 2017

Paige Shumskas BRONZE – Jr Women’s 17-18 Criterium 5th – Jr Women’s 17-18 Road Race 35th – Pro Women’s Criterium   Danielle Shumskas  7th – Jr. Women’s 13-14 Time Trial 12th – Jr Women’s 13-14 Road Race 12th – Jr. Women’s 13-14 Criterium   Christina Birch 1st – Pro Women’s 10km Scratch 5th – Pro Women’s Omnium   […]

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Race Report – Master’s Nationals 2017

Jim Kloss – 5 Titles + BAR GOLD – Sprint GOLD – Scratch GOLD – Points GOLD – Time Trial GOLD – Pursuit Best All-Around Rider   Kurt Sato – 3 Titles Gold – Sprint Gold – 500m Gold – Team Sprint   Bonnie Woodbury – 2 Titles GOLD – Time Trial GOLD – Pursuit […]

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Race Report – 25 Wins in 2017

Leo Longo won the California State Team Time Trial Championship, and also set a new PR in the 500m at the LAVRA time trials! Rick Lilliberg took the Texas State Championship win in the criterium for the 70+ age group, racing with the 60+ crowd, and taking 2nd place overall! Christina Birch raced both UCI […]

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Why Feedback is So Important

The coach/athlete relationship is built upon communication. We use training peaks as a simple form of communicating with our athletes on a daily basis. The task of completing your workout, uploading it, and writing a review of that days efforts, feelings, and emotions can be easily done, with the simple clicks of a button, and a […]

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Race Report – 21 Wins in 2017

Homare Yamashita took the win in the Philly Time Trial, which also means she is the new Juniors 10-12 Women’s State Time Trial Champion! Christiana David attended the LAVRA Women’s Sprint session, and won 2/3 of her sprint races! Bob Francis set a nice PR in the flying 200m at the LAVRA Time Trials. (Congrats!! […]

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