Category Archives: Racing


Cycling seasons are unique to every athlete. With Performance Analytics, custom Seasons allow you to specify what time period to analyze.

How to Use Seasons for Year-Round Cycling Fitness

Cycling seasons are unique to every athlete. With Seasons you can analyze your power PRs over custom time periods. Whether you want to compare growth over multiple years or multiple disciplines with one year, get more personal records and prove your training is working with Seasons.


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Plan Builder: Dirty Kanza

Now that you’ve committed to racing the Dirty Kanza, you’ll need a training plan that can help you get across that finish line. But where do you begin when you’re training for an event as long and challenging as Kanza? Take the guesswork out of your training and build your Dirty Kanza training plan with Plan Builder.


How To Build A Pacing Plan For Long Events

How To Build A Pacing Plan For Long Events

Nailing your pace is essential in long cycling events. The right pacing plan will remove the guesswork before your next event and help you cross the finish line faster.


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How to Accelerate Past Someone in a Sprint

A sprint can come down to mere inches. So in any sprint, leaving a gap between you and the athlete in front of you might seem crazy. But this gap might be exactly what you need to win your sprint.


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How to Ride Confidently in Crosswinds

Riding in crosswinds can be a challenge, especially for smaller riders. But no matter your size, these tips will help you ride confidently and faster in crosswinds.


Sprinting 101: How to Be Explosive

A powerful sprint is more than a burst of acceleration and power. Proper tension, body position and rhythm will improve your sprinting technique and allow you to execute an explosive sprint.


How To: Breakaway Basics and Pro Tips

While every breakaway is going to be different, there are always things you can do to optimize your performance in a breakaway and increase the probability of a win. For more on race tactics check out our Race Analysis YouTube Playlist. Establishing a Gap Establishing a gap is the hardest part of a breakaway, both…


Hydration, Sweat and Cramping with Precision Hydration’s Andy Blow – Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast 221

Andy Blow of Precision Hydration joins us for a deep dive into hydration, sweating, cramping and more. More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode What really causes cramps? How do you accurately test sweat rates? Is it necessary to replace sodium in the mornings? What influence does recent…


Pro Enduro Tips with Yeti Cycles’ Richie Rude – EWS Northstar 2019

Enduro World Champion Richie Rude analyzes Coach Jonathan’s onboard footage from every stage of EWS Northstar 2019, giving actionable takeaways and pro insights.


Strength Training, Heart Rate and Testing, Elevation & More – Ask a Cycling Coach 208

Team Clif Bar Racing’s Pete Morris joins us again as we go over Coach Chad’s strength training plan, how to gain weight and get faster, what your heart rate data means during a ramp test, and much more! More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum. Topics covered in this episode How to increase…



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