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Ride like Evie: tips for racing against the clock

Time trials: a moment of truth and arguably the purest form of cycling. One human against the clock attempting to pedal their bikes as fa...

How those around you can help your performance

When I first started racing a decade ago, I wanted to know what I could do to train my mind to become a champion. |Related: Mental Fitnes...

Digging into the pain cave: The psychology of suffering, part 2

Earlier this year, Alison and I attended the TrainingPeaks Endurance Coaching Summit held at Colorado University in Boulder. The Summit b...

Digging into the pain cave: The psychology of suffering, part 1

Last month, Alison and I attended the TrainingPeaks Endurance Coaching Summit held at Colorado University in Boulder. The Summit brought ...

Stay in the comfort zone or strive to go further?

While coaching the USA Cycling Talent ID Mountain Bike Camp this past June, a young athlete asked me: “So, do I just need to lay it all o...

Getting in touch with the "why"

Do you know why you do what you do? Do you know why you like to ride your bike, do intervals, work where you work, and live where you liv...

Get your bike dirty...and take care of it

Keeping your bike clean is part of being a cyclist. Time spent taking care of your equipment will help prevent wear and tear and keep it ...

Weekly Wisdom: Life Happens and Training Doesn’t Tickle

Australia is currently enjoying a break from road racing as it is winter, which means motivation to train can sometimes be hard to find. ...

Weekly Wisdom: The importance of self-talk

For the most part, we are aware of what we say to other people. They provide immediate feedback if what we said to them is positive or ne...

Weekly Wisdom: Mental Fitness

Please welcome Jennifer Sharp (née Triplett), an ALP Cycles coach and Weekly Wisdom contributor. Jennifer, a USA Cycling Level 1 Coach, s...