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Conquering the Cols: Training for the Demands of the High Mountains

November 12, 2018
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Words by Lisa Mazzola After my last trip to the Pyrenees in 2016, I knew I wanted to go back at some point and ride some of the cols that I missed and shadow parts of the Tour de France. When the course was announced for the 2018 Tour, the moment presented itself. I would have the chance to ride some new mountain passes that would also be included in the tour and revisit some old favorites. The planned routes…

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Three Tips for Pre-Event Pressure

June 17, 2018
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Words by Kristen Phillips If you’re a cyclist focused on improving your skills and abilities, it’s important to set goals that challenge you. Without them, it's hard to progress in meaningful ways. Cycling is a sport that stretches us mentally and physically and can take us to exciting new places within ourselves. This can happen by racing, participating in organized events, and by traveling to ride your bike in new places. If you’re working towards a goal that scares you…

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