• Karen Hornbostel Memorial Time Trial Race Report #2

    Submitted by 303cycling on April 25th, 2016

    Rather than write about my TT experience, which is pretty consistent week to week (I rode *expletive* hard and *expletive* fast), for my second race report, I’d do a feature on a team that not only participates in the series but also is a platform for helping more women get into cycling and racing.

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    Dana Platin and Roberta Smith, Naked Women’s Racing Team

    I met Roberta Smith from the Naked Women’s Racing Team in week 2 – she was the rider immediately behind me. Roberta is not only crazy fast (she zoomed past me within 1:30 of my start), she’s incredibly nice and an ambassador for the sport of cycling. She didn’t hesitate to offer this newbie some great tips and some whoops of encouragement as we zoomed by each other on the course. . . Read more

    • Functional Movement Training for Endurance Athletes

      Submitted by 303cycling on April 5th, 2016

      Coach Jon Heidemann discusses how muscle flexibility, strength and neural coordination are the very basic characteristics of moving in humans. Effective training involves aspects rooted in all three characteristics. This 2nd article offers realistic suggestions on improving those characteristics through increasing your physical awareness, finding gyms or personal trainers to help you quantify and monitor progress, how to integrate Functional Movement Training (FMT) into your training program, and lastly the tools that are likely involved… Read more

      • Functional Movement: The Key to Physical Balance in Cycling

        Submitted by 303cycling on January 21st, 2016

        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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        • Sufferfest Workout leaves Camera writer on the sidelines

          Submitted by 303cycling on December 29th, 2015

          As part of the ongoing Health series in the Daily Camera, writer Aimee Heckel checks out various workouts along the front range. However, when she stopped at RallySport to review the renown “Sufferfest” indoor cycling session, she found the classes were not for “regular folks like me.” Read more

          • Training Camps

            Submitted by Kris Thompson on February 6th, 2008

            It’s that time of year where teams start migrating in the reverse direction of the geese looking for warming temps, dry roads and some sun. Here in Colorado most teams select close by areas such as Moab, Fruita, Santa Fe and Albuquerque.  Read more