Drafting 101: Riding with a USAT Official, Part II

Now that you’re familiar with the rules for drafting during the bike leg of a triathlon, Drafting 101: Riding with a USAT Official, Part I, with those in mind I once again asked Jonathan Lewis a few questions to help sort out what I was seeing. Fred: As a racer I feel like I see…

When to Ride Hard During a Race

This is a repost from the SB Tri Club Coach’s Corner blog, April 2013, in case it looks familiar to anyone… I just re-read parts of Joe Friel’s latest book, Power Meter Training, which got me thinking. As athletes gear up for the next set of early season races, I wanted to present some data…

Downhill Biking Tips

If you live in an area that has hills to climb, you already know that what goes up must come down. Unfortunately not everyone seems to embrace either aspect of this, struggling to pedal their way up the hills and then uncomfortable on the descents. I guess climbing hills on you bike is either something…