Cycling

How to Zwift to Endurance Success – EN Edition

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How to Zwift to Endurance Success (Buckle up, this is a long resource) Maybe you’ve seen it online. Maybe you’ve seen it in your Strava feed… Your friends training on a remote island somewhere in the Pacific. You’ve seen new records and new challenges. And you can’t help noticing that your friends are biking a…

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Shopping for Success: Endurance Cyclist Gear and Accessories

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Shopping for Success: Endurance Cyclist Gear and Accessories Endurance cyclist gear and accessories are mandatory to support good results. Cyclists will be shopping for the right gear which can support ultra-distance efforts. Some of the purchased products have remained unchanged since the early stages of the sport. Others have evolved as technology and mobile solutions…

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Conquering the Climbs, Part III: the Value and Danger of Climbing Perspective

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Thanks for joining us for this 4 part series on all things climbing, for triathletes. In Part I we discussed the physics of climbing on your bike, explaining that there is no such thing as pixie dust that makes you a better or worse or climber…it’s just physics. In Part II we discussed gearing considerations…

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Conquering the Climbs, Part II: Gearing

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Welcome to Part II of my Conquering the Climbs series. In Part I we discussed the physics of getting up a hill more quickly. In Part II of the series we’ll discuss what the gears on your bike will, and won’t, do for your ability to get up that hill more quickly. Gearing “If I change…

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Conquering the Climbs, Part One: There is No Pixie Dust

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  Spring has sprung, bikes have been unlocked from their trainers and triathletes everywhere have been begun to ride…wait for it…on the roads! And that often means hills and that often has us hearing many “I’m not a climber” comments. There are many myths and a lot of misinformation swirling around the triathlon interwebs about…

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April and Triathlon Cycling

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We like our athletes to begin their OutSeason in either late October or early January. Our OutSeason is 14 weeks long and therefore our January OutSeason athletes are just now exiting their OS and beginning to transition towards training for their races this season. Since we founded Endurance Nation in 2007 we’ve seen many, many…

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Getting Your Power Back During the OutSeason®

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Endurance Nation’s 2015 OutSeason® has begin, with our November OS crew having performed their initial power tests. We’re seeing several comments about “I ustacould do this and I ustahave an FTP of that.” So the natural question is: “How long / how much work will it take to get that back?” Below is based on…

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Racing a Windy Long Course Triathlon Bike Course

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We’ve talked quite a bit on our race execution posts on this blog about how to ride hills in a long course triathlon, but we have done relatively little on how to execute on a windy day. And I recently returned from Ironman® Coeur d’Alene, where strong winds on the out and back section of highway…

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Three Considerations for Transitioning from Indoor to Outdoor Riding; Now with Bonus Tip!

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Spring has sprung, the ice has melted and it’s time to unlock your bike from the trainer, toss a leg over it and RIDE outside in the sun! But before you do that, let’s talk about some considerations for making the transition from indoor to outdoor riding. You have more endurance than you think you…

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