Tag Archives: Time Trial

2012 Annual Training Plan

Planning is critical for a successful season, but first you must know what you’re planning for.  The first thing I do is set goals for the upcoming season.  I look at the dates of the goal events (usually from the … Continue reading

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USA Pro Cycling Challenge – Prologue

You’ll have to wait for my race report from Sunday’s Rist Canyon Road Race for at least another day.  Today I went to the first stage of the awkwardly named USA Pro Cycling Challenge.  Despite the awkward name, the race … Continue reading

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Fort Collins Cycling Festival – Rawhide Time Trial

The Fort Collins Cycling Festival has existed in years past, but not at this level. This year they have expanded it to three days of racing, a Gran Fondo, and a downtown festival with music, expo, etc.  They may have … Continue reading

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Criterium I was in good position going into the final day of racing.  Due to time bonuses, I was ten seconds from the lead, with a couple dozen back to third.  Fourth placed James Peterman, who had been dropped from …

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Time Trial Improvement

Last season was my first full season with a power meter.  It opened my eyes to a few things, including the fact that I have a natural “Time Trialist” power profile.  I thought this would automatically make me good in … Continue reading

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As usual, there isn’t much to write in a race report for a time trial, so I’ll write what I can about the course and my experience on the day.  I’ll also put up an additional post soon outlining some …

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Race Strategy:  My strategy is based around the following principles:  Many riders in the field will not know each other.  There will be very little organized team tactics due to the low numbers of organized teams.  This combined with the …

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Tour of the Gila Stage 3: Tyrone Time Trial

I thought I wouldn’t have much to say about this one, as it is only a TT race report.  Once I got going I found quite a few tidbits so I hope you find it interesting or helpful.  Today, as … Continue reading

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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 …

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Wednesday Weekly Update

I know its Thursday (again), but you got an extra post earlier in the week, so no complaining, alright? This is my last big week before I start tapering for Gila.  I had a five hour ride scheduled for today, … Continue reading

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