This is the final scheduled skip week for TNW. We will resume on July 8th and continue through the end of the season. Congratulations to everyone on these past two weeks of racing on our home turf. I had some good conversations at the races with some of you on goals met and goals in […]
Tuesday Night Worlds
Congrats to everyone who pinned on a bib this past weekend at the Tour of Kansas City. It was good to see so many of you there. How did your races go? As planned? Would you change your strategy such as how you started, how you moved through the race, how you reacted to other […]
A quick “Tip of the Week” version of organizing a successful breakaway and what to do if you’re not in it: Formulation Recognize the chance to break from the pack. Also recognize how to create that chance and take the initiative. Then commit. Completely. Any doubt on your part will constitute opportunity on the chase group’s […]
Congrats to all who competed at Tulsa Tough and Ironman Kansas 70.3! Coming off of the weekend races it’s important to reflect on your results. What went well? What didn’t go so well? What can be done to better prepare? The answers to these questions and more will help set your plan for upcoming competition. Bring […]
“Practice doesn’t make perfect, only perfect practice makes perfect. ~ George S. Halas As a group, we are making progress each week. By practicing specific techniques during the course of your training, you will better prepare your brain-body connection for making quick decisions and quick responses when needed. Things happen fast in crit racing. We […]
Remember that due to the extended holiday weekend of racing and cycling events on Monday, this is a scheduled skip week for Tuesday Night Worlds. See you next week (June 2) as we prep for the upcoming Kaw Point Criterium and Tulsa Tough races. Have a happy and safe Memorial Day.
Why is leg speed important? Leg speed, a.k.a. foot turnover is all about efficiency. To go faster with less work is the goal. Obviously a good strength base is needed, much of which is built prior to the meat of your racing season. A very simple drill is 30 seconds on, 30 second recovery, pedaling […]
To build explosive power for the multiple jumps and final sprints of crit races, use hill repeats. Find a hilly route and do two sets of 5-8 repeats. Get out of the saddle and punch it! Incorporate good breathing techniques for these high intensity efforts and for recovery. To build for the final sprint, do a […]
With warmer weather finally setting in, be sure to stay ahead of the curve on fluids. Adequate fluid intake aids recovery and staves off the dreaded headache and fatigue that can accompany dehydration. Off the bike and on rest days, keep the fluid intake going to catch up and maintain.
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