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Texas W-E Dex Tooke 4-11-2018

2018-04-30T23:56:28-07:00

Rider's Narrative Summary by Dex Tooke Record attempt : Texas W-E long Start date and exact start time to the nearest minute: April 7, 2018 20:57 CDT Exact start location described so that someone else could find the same spot: Intersection of W. Paisano Dr and Ewald Kipp Way, El Paso, Texas What were conditions like? Calm winds and heavy traffic at the start. Headwinds going up Guadalupe Mountain Climb (113 mile). Tailwind push from Carlsbad (mile 148) to West of Lamesa (308 mile), Strong, gusty headwind from East of Snyder ( mile 371) to Breckenridge (mile 492), Headwind from [...]

Texas W-E Dex Tooke 4-11-20182018-04-30T23:56:28-07:00

Andy Pruitt on Bike Fit

2017-02-02T17:33:09-08:00

by John Hughes John Hughes is former director of the WUCA. He has been certified by the NSCA as a personal trainer and by USA Cycling as a coach. See coach-hughes.com. Dr. Andy Pruitt founded the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine. He is a road cyclist, mountain biker and cross-country skier. His professional appointments have included: The University of Colorado, US Olympic Training Center, Tour de Trump/Tour DuPont, Bolder Boulder and the chief medical officer of USA Cycling for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Introduction Dr. Pruitt examines many professional and amateur cyclists. I have gone with a dozen [...]

Andy Pruitt on Bike Fit2017-02-02T17:33:09-08:00

Recovery for Long-Distance Cyclists – Part 2

2017-02-02T17:30:15-08:00

Sports nutrition for optimal muscle recovery, applied to typical long-distance events by Ed Burke, Ph.D. and John Hughes John Hughes is a former director of the WUCA, an NSCA certified personal trainer and a USA Cycling coach. Learn about Hughes’ coaching at coach-hughes.com See part 1 Introduction Long-distance cyclists place great demands on their bodies, by virtue of all the miles in the saddle. And we love it! But it comes with an "ouch factor" - fatigue and muscle soreness. One of the keys to our sport is effective recovery - getting over the ouch - whether we are participating [...]

Recovery for Long-Distance Cyclists – Part 22017-02-02T17:30:15-08:00

Recovery for Long-Distance Cyclists – Part 1

2017-02-02T17:28:19-08:00

Sports nutrition for optimal muscle recovery, applied to typical long-distance events by Ed Burke, Ph.D. and John Hughes John Hughes is a former director of the WUCA, an NSCA certified personal trainer and a USA Cycling coach. Learn about Hughes’ coaching at coach-hughes.com See part 2 Introduction Long-distance cyclists love to ride all day and then get up the next morning to ride many more miles. Ultra competitors may only get a few hours sleep between long days of riding. Long-distance cyclists, because of all the miles on the bike, place more stress on their bodies than most athletes. At [...]

Recovery for Long-Distance Cyclists – Part 12017-02-02T17:28:19-08:00
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