Tag Archives: group riding

Maintain your foundation

To maintain the foundation that you have crafted to support your riding–your base, your pace work, your group rides–you need to recover properly. A cracked foundation, worn down by too much riding and inadequate rest, can halt your progression as … Continue reading

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When riding there is safety in numbers

Whether you are going on a 500-mile charity ride or racing Paris-Nice, there’s safety in numbers. Teammates and friends can pull if you’re feeling tired, share their food, or help fix a mechanical problem. It is also a lot more … Continue reading

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Downhills and group riding

Ride in the big gear  and pedal so you can be in the heart of the group when things even out. You can rest after you return to the safety of the draft.  Often after a hard effort, the group … Continue reading

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Group riding

To ride comfortably in a group position yourself one-and-a-half to two feet behind the rider in front of you and focus your eyes just below the riders hips, not on his back wheel, so you can judge your following distance … Continue reading

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