The Classics Are Upon Us

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Its Time for the Spring Classics and the Official Start to the 2015 Season This weekend marks the official start of the 2015 season with the first of the Spring Classics.  Things get kicked off with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday and Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne on Sunday.  Both races take place on the cobbled roads of Northern Belgium and make the unofficial

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Old School Training

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How the Pros Used to Train: Lessons from the Past With new technologies, training has become more and more complicated.  Amateur riders now have more information at their fingertips than pros only a few decades ago could only dream of.  But with all this technology available to cyclists, it sometimes feels like you need a Ph. D in Sports Science

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The Year of the Hour Record

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The Hour Record: Cycling’s Oldest and Most Prestigious Record 2014 saw a renewed interest in an old record, the Hour Record. First done by Henri Desgrange, the man who would later create the Tour de France, in 1893 (his record was 35.325 km), the Hour Record drew the imagination of the best cyclists in the world and has been held

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