Fats and Endurance

By Sally Warner MA PhD and Kris Walker MD What are fats? Fats are organic compounds composed of a glycerol backbone with fatty acids attached to it. There are three primary types of fatty acids: saturated, monounsaturated (MUFA), and polyunsaturated (PUFA). Saturated fatty acids are those that only have single bonds between the carbon atoms […]

High Road Gets Epic Victory

A gutsy day-long break by High Road’s Adam Hansen and Tony Martin culminated in aremarkable victory for Martin in the Hel Van Het Mergelland one-day race in Holland on Saturday. Hansen and Martin broke away after just 15 kilometres of racing and the duo stayed away, with no other riders in the move, for the […]

First Endurance Rider Wins Redlands Prologue

First Endurance sponsored rider Mara Abbott (High Road) climbed to victory in the prologue of the Redlands Bicycle Classic today finishing the 5 kilometre steep uphill time trial in a time of 11’10”. Katherine Carroll of Aarons Cycling finished 25 second behind her to take second place, with Abbott’s teammate Kim Anderson rounding out the […]

Cavendish Gets First Road Win of 2008

April 02, 2008 The end of a chaotic bunch sprint in the Three Days of De Panne in Belgium saw Mark Cavendish scorch his first road victory of the season in 2008. Fresh from winning a Madison Gold with High Road and GB team-mate Bradley Wiggins in Manchester’ s World Championships, Cavendish was unstoppable at […]