Tune in live for Episode 218 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast where we will be discussing our takeaways after racing Enduro World Series, how to find your limiters as a time trialist, how to tell if you’ve reached peak fitness and much more. Join us on YouTube Thursday, August 29 at 8:00am Pacific!

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.


Topics covered in this episode

  • Why Enduro is such a cool and hard racing format
  • How to pace a cyclocross race
  • Efficiency tips for cyclocross
  • Pro tips for cleaning your kit
  • Can small riders still be good time trialists?
  • How to find your limiter in time trials
  • What is the best testing protocol for outside riding?
  • Good and bad foods for carb loading
  • Exactly how many carbs should you eat for training?
  • How to race a criterium without surges
  • How to tell if you’ve peaked
  • How long should you wait after a peak to train

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Jonathan Lee

Jonathan Lee is a Level II USA certified cycling coach and the host of the Ask a Cycling Coach podcast. His background in the sport of motocross has translated into a passion for cycling, mountain biking and all things training. If you have a training question, submit your question for Jonathan to answer on the next episode of TrainerRoad’s podcast.

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