Stay Focused on the BIG Picture

You’ve been working hard all winter, and as the race season comes around, you’re ready to let it all fly. You’ve got huge expectations. You expect to be right on top, right from the get-go. But you roll up to your first race of the season, and nothing goes according to “your” plan. Everything you’ve […]

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Klean Athlete Affiliate Program Discounts!

Coach Miss is a Klean Athlete/Coach now! Which means there’s a discount to be passed along to all of you! Create your Klean Athlete account today to receive a discount on all their NSF Certified for Sport Products. Create an account by clicking here. For questions on their products, ask Coach Missy: missy@bigpicturecycling.com

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Building the Foundation

Our house in PA was built in 1850. 1850. It is 168 years old. The walls are built of stone, that are two feet thick, through the basement, up to the attic. Generations and generations of families have lived in these walls, It’s stood the test of time, it’s seen life and death, and today, […]

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Tips to Beat Those Cold Rides

Growing up in Minnesota as a junior, and experiencing collegiate cycling in Colorado gave me quite a bit of experience in the “cold” weather department. Some of my favorite stories to tell are those of cross country skiing in high school, with temperatures well below -30 degrees F, having school cancelled because of cold – not because […]

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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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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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Coach’s Corner: Plan, Prepare, Perform

Training sessions and racing doesn’t always happen inside temperature controlled indoor velodromes – sometimes it’s freezing, windy, rainy, and miserable. And there’s nothing worse than standing out there in a short sleeve and shorts, shivering like a plucked chicken. Whether I was training or racing, there are a few essentials I always packed. Notably, I […]

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