Cycling

Getting Faster on the TT Bike With Matt Hanson

Getting Faster on the TT Bike With Matt Hanson

First Endurance triathlete Matt Hanson spent some quality time in the velodrome recently in preparation for the 2015 season. Read about some of what he learned in terms of aerodynamics and efficiency: First Endurance: What translated into the single most valuable...

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Trek Factory Racing Training Camp- Day 5

Trek Factory Racing Training Camp- Day 5

Riding with the team is like 'hitting' on 17 at the blackjack table. It works out once in a while but, in the long run, the odds just aren't in your favor. We 'busted' today. All we knew is that the team was going to all ride together today and that they were doing  5...

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Trek Factory Training Camp-Day 4

Trek Factory Training Camp-Day 4

SPARTACUS!  This trek factory training camp is one of the only times the entire team is together the entire year.  Because of this, all the sponsors are here right now.  The guys that fit the riders on their bikes are working 24/7 to get all the riders set up on their...

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Trek Factory Training camp-Day 3

Trek Factory Training camp-Day 3

'Easy' is a Relative Term.  Riding with  Bob Jungles, Julian Arredondo, Fabio Felline, Danny Van Poppel, Haimar Zubeldia, etc... sounds awesome on paper but is an entire different venture into the proverbial 'pain-cave' in reality. Especially if you're riding in a...

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Trek Factory Training Camp-Day 2

Trek Factory Training Camp-Day 2

  Ouch. So today we rode with two of the team doctors, Jens and Andy. Not only are they both exceptional riders, they've also been coming to L'Albir for training camps for years so they know the best routes. In addition, which is good and bad, is that they both...

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Trek Factory Team Training Camp in Spain- Day 1

Trek Factory Team Training Camp in Spain- Day 1

Never again!  The only flight option we had to get to Spain was via New York.  If you don't already know, JFK Airport's an evil vortex of of hell.  We sat on the tarmac for 3-plus hours waiting for one thing after another.  Which meant we, and everyone else on the...

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Cancellara and Team on Dramatic Flanders Victory

Cancellara and Team on Dramatic Flanders Victory

First Endurance rider Fabian Cancellara (Trek Factory) defended his Tour of Flanders title today by winning a four-man sprint to the finish.  The 259-kilometer race came down to a riveting, tactical battle as Cancellara had to play a cool hand with no teammates...

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Cancellara Wins Vuelta Time-Trial!

Cancellara Wins Vuelta Time-Trial!

After a victorious Classics season last spring, First Endurance rider Fabian Cancellara (Radioshack Trek) showed a return to form in preparation for the upcoming Worlds competition by winning the stage 11 individual time trial in la Vuelta a España on Wednesday....

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1st Endurance rider Wins Lotto Decca

1st Endurance rider Wins Lotto Decca

1st Endurance rider Ellen Van Dijk (Specialized-lululemon) shared the yellow jersey in the final three stages of the Lotto Decca Tour with Van Dijk eventually taking the overall win on Monday. Brennauer took second in stage 3 and moved into yellow only to let it go on...

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Horner Wins Stage 3 and Leads Vuelta a Espana!

Horner Wins Stage 3 and Leads Vuelta a Espana!

First Endurance rider Chris Horner (Radioshack Trek) took a solo victory in the third stage of the Vuelta a España and laid claim to the red leader’s jersey. In the process he became the oldest rider in the history of cycling to win a stage in a Grand Tour. Chris...

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1st Endurance Rider Wins Tour of California TT

1st Endurance Rider Wins Tour of California TT

1st Endurance rider Evelyn Stevens won the time-trial at the Amgen Tour of California. Evie was forced off the bike a only a few weeks ago due to a horrible bad crash on her face in an early season classic in Italy. Her thirst to get back to racing her bike was...

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PreRace Clinical Study on a 40k Time Trial

PreRace Clinical Study on a 40k Time Trial

South Dakota State University conducted an independent study on PreRace to determine its effectiveness on cycling endurance.  The yet to be published, double-blind placebo, controlled study used seven trained cyclists in a 40K time trial.  Each cyclist performed two...

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Bicycling Magazine Reviews OptygenHP

Bicycling Magazine Reviews OptygenHP

FIRST ENDURANCE OPTYGEN HP, $75 May 2009 "With active ingredients rhodiola and beta-alanine, OptygenHP makes hard training and racing feel easier.  Tibetan Sherpas used rhodiola, an herb, to improve their endurance and ability to use oxygen, and studies show it helps...

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