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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Strava has a new membership service dubbed Summit that provides tools to meet your athletic goals. Strava Summit replaces Strava Premium to deliver greater value to a broader range of athletes with more focused membership programs. With Training, Safety and Analysis Packs available as an...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Zwift Academy is essentially a worldwide training camp. Zwift has launched year three of Zwift Academy, its mass participation training and talent ID program. Once again two professional contracts are up for grabs with women's World Tour team, CANYON//SRAM Racing and the U23 Men's Team...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    Get fit, stay healthy, don't overtrain - they're the humble aspirations that many of us aim for. But across different workouts, not to mention different sports, it's always been tricky to figure out the right amount of effort to stay on track. Too much? Not enough? Strava says they've taken out...
  4. General Cycling Discussion
    Long had riders inside and outside of the Zwift community asked for an Alps-style climb. Now they have it. it. The online training/gaming platform has a new road, and it points up, up, up. Alpe Du Zwift will bear more than a few similarities to one of the most famous climbs in cycling, Alpe...
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    Take a trip back in time with a spin through Zwift's new Mayan Jungle roads. The world of Zwift has expanded. This week the on-line training/gaming experience has added Watopia Mayan Jungle. Zwifters at experience level 10 or above can discover a fantastical version of ancient Mexico complete...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Training methods and styles have changed massively in the last few years. To learn more about how the pros get into and stay race ready, the gang from the Global Cycling Network caught up with coaches and riders from the Cannondale-Drapac team to find out how they train...
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    On Zwift you can customize your avatar and even choose from a wide selection of real-world bikes. What is it? Zwift is a desktop or phone app that works with advanced bike trainers controlling resistance to match the Zwift terrain and virtual experience. It is an app that makes bike trainers...
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    Do a set of 6 hill repeats and utilize a different style each time to mix things up. Looking to ramp up your training as the cycling season approaches. Check out these four killer training sessions to get you fitter and stronger courtesy of our friends at the Global Cycling Network...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    The videos have sadistic names such as 'The Long Scream' and 'A Very Dark Place' and ensure structured and efficient power-based training (click to enlarge). Well-known stationary trainer brand Kinetic, which recently launched Kinetic Fit, its power-based training application, has announced a...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    By working with event promoters, the company adds specific events to their database that a rider can then choose as their target event (click to enlarge). Australian startup Today's Plan is making structured, custom-tailored, training accessible to cyclists via its suite of online training...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Other Zwifters will be able to see when you are doing a workout via a color coded hologram screen (click to enlarge). After a year of giving its product away for free, Zwift has announced it's moving to a paid-for subscription service, as well as launching into the structured training market...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    Zwift's gameplay and 3D graphics are on-par with state-of-the-art video games. Plus, unlike most video games, it just might make you faster. An online subscription gaming and training platform announced yesterday promises to help break the monotony of indoor cycling workouts and usher users...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    DealerCamp has begun and one of the first booths you'll see when walking into the expo entrance is that of Wahoo Fitness. They've been busy since we last spoke to them, soon their app will start communicating with the popular Strava website and allow you to track yourself real time against some...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Words by Eric Kenney Photographs by Ken Conley Many road riders and triathletes alike participate in group rides. They have a unique place in our training and overall season preparation. They can simulate a bike race, add some intensity to your training, be great prep for those doing ITU races...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    By Eric Kenney By the time we rest get re-focused and on track again it's winter. Don't despair! Before we get to specifics lets go over a few points so we don't get side tracked this winter. We all have different ideas on winter training. For some it is a vital time of year, laying the...
  16. General Cycling Discussion
    By Eric Kenney You're thinking "Its Thanksgiving! What could I possibly do for training???" Turkey Carving is some of the best deltoids training there is! This will make you more stable on the bike and resist fatigue longer! Don't miss the opportunity. Actually I am kidding. Thanksgiving marks...
  17. General Cycling Discussion
    By Eric Kenney I get this question often this time of yr. "how do you NOT train?" Especially for the competitive cyclist or triathlete who has been racing all summer, sometimes every weekend, not training hard and racing all the time can feel very strange. The Off Season: First off I want to...
  18. General Cycling Discussion
    By Eric Kenney It's that time of year when we all start to race or think about it. For many of us some of these first races are non-priority races or "training races". There are a few different ideas as to what a training race is and how it should be done. Some people think that it just...
  19. General Cycling Discussion
    RIDE LONGER, PEDAL STRONGER! Do you wonder what it would be like to finish your first 100-mile bike ride, or have you just completed a century, and now wonder "ok, what's next?" If so, then Join the INTEGRATE Performance Fitness "INTEGRATE 100" Century Specific Training Program. Whether there...
  20. General Cycling Discussion
    Colorado Springs, CO - Carmichael Training Systems is excited to announce the release of two new titles to their already successful line of training DVD's. Due out on the retail sales shelves in November of this year, athletes will be able to maintain and improve their fitness level with...
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