Cycling Coach Jon Heidemann explores Functional Movement Training for Endurance Athletes – particularly cyclists:
“…As cyclists, we can all agree that our bodies are the engine that power and control our bicycles down the road and trail. The way that our bodies sit on the bike has a direct impact on handling and performance. If you sit ever so slightly off to the left side of your saddle, your bike will instantly lean to the right until you correct your saddle position. . . Imagine how that might affect handling & turning if your bike already has a consistent 1 or 2 degree lean one way or the other before a turn? …
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Every once in awhile we here at 303 want to showcase some of the amazingness we have in our community. Sometimes it will be an event, sometimes it will be a team and sometimes it might be a shout out to a person. Either way, it’s just the down and dirty. Just the parts you need to know. Get in and get out.
DENVER — Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced the state’s highest priority trail projects as part of Colorado the Beautiful’s “16 in 2016” initiative highlighted in his State of the State address last week.
The projects represent the state’s 16 most important trail gaps, missing trail segments and unbuilt trails, and reach from the Front Range to southwestern Colorado. Identification of these 16 trails is designed to build upon strong existing support and partnerships to push them to completion… Read more
Never in my life have I ridden so slow and worked so hard.
I had not been “actively” thinking about racing a fat bike. And by that I mean I had not been my usual self about it; obsessive. And then I was. Brian, co-owner of Boulder Bicycle Works texted on Friday and asked if I was planning to race in Fraser the next day. Before I could respond he texted five magic words; I’ll bring you a bike. A carbon LaMere to be precise. Okay, twist my arm. I’ll do it… Read more
Every off-season is a chance to work on your weaknesses. Coach Alison Powers reminds us that the off-season is the perfect time for cones in a parking lot, time on a fixie, getting out of our comfort zones… Read more
3 Minutes of Heckle Hill video from the Industry Male and Female Race #CXnats
“Suck it up! Suck it up!” Read more
303 checked in with Feedback Sports’ Katie Macarelli this morning, and learned what is happening down in Asheville, North Carolina at Cyclocross Nationals:
“We’ve been uber busy. People are loving the Omnium,” She says… “The women’s race was rad. Everyone is awesome. Overall, Asheville is killing it as a venue…
Georgia Gould – who announced all the women’s races – heckled me as she was announcing my race. That was fun. She said something like, ‘She ought to do more biking, and less baking. Her winning banana bread isn’t helping her race any.’ ” … Read more
From Velo News:
Picture this: You are riding along on your regular training route and nearly home. The light is green ahead, so you stand up on the pedals. If you make that one, you will make the next three. You clear the first light. Sweet — Now you will be home in three minutes! Then, it happens. Someone pulls out from a driveway as though you are invisible. You are knocked to the roadway… Before anything like this happens to you, let me walk you through what you need to know when confronted with this situation… Read more