Veloteers Spoke n Word
Shoot for 60 percent of your braking power up front, and you you have a smooth controlled stop.
You’re scheduled for 20 minutes of pyramid intervals, but your legs feel like you spent the last few days constructing a real pyramid. Spin today. Hit it hard tomorrow instead. 11 more words
To maintain your speed, you want to push rather than coast when you get to the top. — Neal Henderson, of Boulder Center for Sports Medicine.
If you are not locking your bike to a rack, find a solid structuresuch as a corner of a building or bench and rest the side of your rear tire against it. 24 more words
3 weeks, 6 days
Ride in the big gear and pedal so you can be in the heart of the group when things even out. You can rest after you return to the safety of the draft. 28 more words
1 month, 2 weeks
Stretch your hamstrings. Check your bike fit to see that you’re not overreaching, keeping in mine that over the years you may need to tweak your riding position to compensate for decreased flexibility.