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Coach Talk: Dan Fleeman

Coach Interview: In these times of 'lockdown' and 'self isolation' it's hard to know what training to do. In his hunt for good advice, Ed Hood contacted ex-pro and coach, Dan Fleeman for some wise words.

Coach Talk: Aldo Sassi

Coach Interview: Aldo Sassi was one of the best coaches at a time when many riders were relying on more than 'pane e acqua'. Sassi wouldn't touch a rider if they 'dabbling', but he did produce stars... and Ivan Basso.

All Year Cycling Resolutions For Better Performance

Toolbox: Another year has started, but it is not too late make your resolutions for a better season. Here is a list of 10 resolutions to improve your cycling, not just for January, but for the whole year. Throughout the 2019 season, when things are going both good and bad, check back to this list to keep your training on track.

Star Finder: Christophe Andre Gets PEZ’d!

Rider Scout Interview: Becoming a professional cyclist is not easy, apart from the long training rides, hard racing and living the life of an athlete, you need that big break. Christophe Andre has been helping many riders from Britain and his home country of France with a step up to the pro ranks - Ed Hood has a word with the man who helped Adam Yates, amongst others.

Toolbox: Transformational Coaching

With the off-season upon us, now might be time to consider coaching for your 2018 and beyond goals. Or this might be the season where you take up more responsibilities with your cycling club or team. What makes a truly transformational coach?

Be Your Own Coach: The Race Season

Having a coach is a terrific way to self-improvement, but it’s not the only way. Whether you work with a coach or not, it’s essential that you have a basic understanding of coaching theory to facilitate communication and so you don’t become a mindless robot. In this segment, we take a look at some of the things to consider during the race season.