A Tale of 2 Seconds

A Tale of 2 Seconds: Dundalk Time Trial Report 2 seconds. There are a lot of ways to make up or lose 2 seconds. I could go out and buy 2 seconds right now.  Maybe if I wore a different skinsuit.  Or a different helmet.  What if I used shoe covers?  Or some fancy aero socks.  I could get some

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Do You Really Need a Time Trial Helmet

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Do You Really Need a Time Trial Helmet: Putting it to the Test When Giro released their latest and greatest time trial helmet the Aerohead last summer, they also released aerodynamics data on their helmets that really struck me.  You can see the data for yourself in the chart below.  At the time, I was considering buying a Giro Selector

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KW Classic 2017 Race Report

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KW Classic 2017 Race Report There is no excuses for that. That was just plain and simply an ass kicking and I didn’t have what it took to stick with it. Yet another DNF at an O Cup. At my previous races, there was something else I could blame on my poor performance.  Something I could pick out and know

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Home Mechanic: Top 10 Things You Need

Top 10 Things Every at Home Mechanic Needs I am a firm believer that every cyclist should be able to perform the most basic bike maintenance tasks, even though it takes work away from me.  But in order to perform these tasks, every at home mechanic needs some tools and equipment.  So where you are an at home wrench just

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A Day in the Life of a Bike Mechanic

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A Day in the Life of a Bike Mechanic As many of you already know, I spend my days turning wrenches in a bike shop.  Now some of you are probably curious as to what happens behind the scenes of a bike shop and the black magic involved in keeping your bikes running smoothly.  So I’m going to pull back

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Good Friday Road Race 2017

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Kicking off the Season at the Good Friday Road Race After months of winter training, it was finally time to pin a number on again and kick off the racing season at the Good Friday Road Race.  The traditional kick off to the season, racers were thankfully greeted by perfect weather for spring racing on the flat, fast course around

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Just Call Me Coach

Just Call Me Coach “Those who can’t do, teach.  Those who can’t teach, teach gym coach.” That’s how that saying goes, right? The other weekend I took the first course in my coaching journey.  Getting my coaching certificates has been something I have been wanting to do for the last year or so and I have officially started the process. 

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How to Get More Aero on Your Bike

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How to Get More Aero on Your Bike Every cyclist loves going fast and we are always looking for ways to get even faster.  Whether its to win a big race, take a prestigious Strava KOM, beat your riding buddies in the town line sprint, or just ride faster on your favorite Sunday loop, we all are just looking for

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