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Simple Team Tactics for Road Racing

If you race, you should watch pro racing.  There is a lot of insight to be gained from watching the strategy play out during a race.  However, pro racing contrasts with most weekend warriors in a few important ways: Length … Continue reading

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Solo Breakaways

With winter in full force, I thought I’d put up a quick race strategy post.  I hope this will give the racers out there a little extra motivation when out training, and possibly spend some time on the road visualizing … Continue reading

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Superior Morgul Classic – Morgul Road Race

The Morgul Bismarck may now be called the Morgul Road Race due to some overzealous trademark issues, but that doesn’t make the course any less famous.  First of all, it is a racecourse with its own Wikipedia Page.  Secondly it … Continue reading

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Superior Morgul Classic – Summit Criterium

I enjoyed the Summit Criterium course last year and was happy to see it again.  The course features five corners.  The first left hand corner is after the significant hill on the home straight, so it is taken at a … Continue reading

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Tour of the Gila Stage 5: Gila Monster Road Race

The Gila Monster.  The Queen Stage.  Call it what you will, but the incredible thing about stage racing is the last day.  A single stage of a stage race has many dynamics at play.  Riders out of contention for the … Continue reading

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Tour of the Gila Stage 4: Downtown Criterium

I’ll keep this post brief, as I only have a few tips and need to get my rest with only about 15 hours between the finish of the crit and the 102.5 mile Gila Monster stage tomorrow.  The stage starts … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

I didn’t get an update posted on Wednesday, so here is what I’m up to: Tour of the Gila!!  The race starts Wednesday next week.  I’ve spent this weekend so far getting myself, and my household organized and ready.  I … Continue reading

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Haystack Time Trial

Individual Time Trial: There isn’t too much to put in a race report for a TT, except I’ll mention a couple things:  It was very windy.  The wind was blowing out of the west at 15 mph and gusting to … Continue reading

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Criterium I have only raced a couple true stage races.  The strategy is affected a lot, even in a shorter, three stage race like Dead Dog. Coming into the Criterium I was sitting in 12th position with only 16 seconds …

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This Saturday is the Colorado State TT Championship.  If you’ve been following me so far, you know that I’ve won a couple Cat 3 Crits by coming across the line solo.  With my upgrade on the horizon (more on this …

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