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Dirty Kanza 200 – The Ultimate Guide

So you want to take on the Dirty Kanza 200, the 206 mile gravel race through the flint hills of Emporia, Kansas. I've been meaning...
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Zwift Workouts

A comprehensive guide to Zwift Workouts and Workout Plans Zwift workouts, group workouts, and workout plans are an engaging and effective way...
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Why I don’t use ERG mode

What is ERG mode? Smart trainers include a feature called "ERG mode". When turned on, ERG controls the load on the trainer...
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Blood Lactate Threshold Test Procedures

Blood Lactate Threshold Explained Lactate Threshold is one of the useful measures for determining exercise intensity for training and racing in endurance sports....
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Spotify Playlists for Indoor Cycling Workouts and Zwift Rides

Looking for some motivating music and playlists for your workouts? Want some help finding motivation? Have a long session or hard race on the trainer?...
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Top 5 Solutions For Saddle Sores in Cycling

Saddle sores are a pain... Whether you are new to cycling or have been cycling for a while, you have probably experienced...
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Cycling Training for Beginners

Whether you are new or have been cycling for a while without any structure, cycling training can greatly increase your performance and enjoyment of the...
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Functional Threshold Power (FTP) Quick Guide

What is FTP? Perhaps the most popular definition of Functional Threshold Power (FTP) is “the highest power a rider can maintain in a...

Cycling Training Zones for Speed

The image at the top of this post shows my time in zones before and after changing my training around February 2018. After one year...
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How to Prepare for a Century Ride or Grand Fondo

Doing a Century ride seems to be a common goal among cyclists. There seems to be a rite of passage in achieving your first 100...