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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High Performance Checklist

Performing at your best requires more than just on the bike training. It requires you full attention to the finest details. As your competition gets even closer, its time to crunch down on these items, to make sure you are performing your best. [ ] Sleep – Quality over quantity. It’s time to catch those […]

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Tapering: Dos and Don’ts

So this is it. The BIG one is just around the corner. While nearly everyone I know has spent at least the last 12 months thinking about this, most of you have been thinking of this since it was announced summer of 2015. You’ve invested countless hours grinding away in the saddle, sweating at the […]

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What is Your “WHY?”

Our sport demands excellence. It demands perfection. All the elements from training your body physically, mentally, and emotionally have to come together on one single day to have our best performance. But before we get there, we need a motivating factor, to continue on day after day. That brings us to the question, “what is […]

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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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