Travelling all around the world for training and competition is common practice for many elite athletes. Many recreational athletes also make plans for a big event far away each year. We know that long-distance travel can lead to jetlag, but are there ways that we can minimize its negative effects on our performance?
Neilson Powless finished off a great days work by the EF Education-Nippo team to win a wet Clásica San Sebastián on Saturday. A wonderful result for Powless, his team and US cycling. Spencer Martin has his 'Ten Takeaways' from the Basque one-day race.
Aug 2, 2021: San Sebastián, the highlight of the weekend, also Tour de l’Ain, Heistse Pijl and Getxo, with video. Lefevere puts his foot in it-TOP STORY. Burgos. Pinot. Pogačar, Vingegaard and Meeus contracts, Berthet, Plapp. Metec, Sagan, Ackermann, Jakobsen, Bagioli and Cassani. Arctic Race. Jumbo Tour documentary.
Just ahead of Tadej's second Tour de France victory, DMT released their newest road cycling shoe - the Tadej Pogacar KR1 TDF version in - what else - TDF yellow. But there's more to this shoe than just a signature & fancy color to enhance the already very nice KR1 line - like traditional laces, a super-stealth profile, and killer comfort from the one-piece knit upper. Let's step in to my review...
There have been so many advances not only in the technology of cycling and in our understanding of training approaches and the key benefits of recovery, but also in the importance of nutrition. Today there are valuable resources available to any interested amateur on how to eat well for better performance. “The Cycling Chef” by Michelin-starred chef Alan Murchison is a valuable addition to this literature.
At the end of a wet day in the Basque Country, Neilson Powless out-sprinted Matej Mohrič and Mikkel Frølich Honoré. EF set the win up for Powless with an attack from Simon Carr to spearhead the winning break of five riders. A late crash split the group and Powless won the sprint in San Sebastián.
We welcome back one of our most famous Readers' Rigs alumni, George from San Diego. His new rig is an Italian stallion, Bianche Oltre XR.2 like no other with custom celeste touches throughout and a truly unique Campag/Sram E-Tap 4 speed gearing setup!
Jul 29, 2021: Olympic road events culminated in gold for Van Vleuten and Roglič-All the reports. The Netherlands team-TOP STORY. DSM and BikeExchange Vuelta, Tour de l’Ain and San Sebastián. Pidcock cross, Dumoulin continues, Lefevere on Evenepoel, Gilbert restarts, Dillier, Konrad, Schelling, Fabbro, Blouwe contracts. Canada wraps up and UAE video.