Riding Long In the Heat? How to Recover More Efficiently

Summer time brings good weather and often a more relaxed schedule to enjoy long rides. It is also the season for races and peak training, which means more hours spent on the bike for most of us. However, the fun of the cycling season is counterbalanced by the additional demands the heat and the higher mileage […]

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What it takes to fuel an endurance ride

How much refueling, in terms of calories, does it take to complete an endurance ride without bonking? While there are rough rules of thumb, answering this question no longer needs to be based on guessing. Power meters make it easy to figure this out: one simple multiplication is all it takes. However, it also requires knowing a very […]

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PowerEdge Weather Modeling Leads the Industry

Any rider knows the extra effort it takes to ride against a headwind. Even on a flat road, it sometimes feels like climbing a hill. And let’s admit it: who has not enjoyed a little speed boost from a nice tailwind? When it comes to calculating an accurate power output, PowerEdge has long recognized the need to […]

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Training for a triathlon? Get simple brick workouts under your belt

Are you ready to try a tri in 2015? Triathlons are a lot of fun to train for and race. They keep your weekly workouts varied and develop muscles that cycling (or running) alone doesn’t develop. You may think it is a challenge to fit in swimming, cycling, and running into your schedule but it […]

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Endurance and Friendship

Ask any endurance athlete why they do the century rides, marathons, ultra runs, or ironman triathlons, and you will typically hear how rewarding it is to test one’s limits and summon all the physical and mental strength to get through a course. Often times, the everyday athletes achieve goals that they didn’t think were possible […]

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