October 14, 2019

Let me ask you: Is there a difference?

When someone mentions the title "bike rider" to me, I have to admit I get a little offended. I have invested a lot of time, energy, and resources into the sport. To be called anything other than a cyclist is not something that I w...

August 19, 2019

 We talk often about balance, but I’m not sure that balance truly exists (unless you are referring to Nicole Frybortova, pictured, on a bicycle). I’ve been pondering this idea for weeks as I’ve been traveling from one side of the country to the other side for the...

July 1, 2019

As Coach Amanda and I traveled home from the 2019 Warrior Games, I received many text messages, emails and questions asking, "did you guys win?" and "How many medals?"

As I reflected over the prior weeks and I contemplated my answer to these questions, let me tell you w...

April 29, 2019

Cycling is just like swimming – it’s all about developing an efficient technique. You power the bike a pedal stroke at a time. Right? To improve the efficiency and amount of power that you are able to produce will make a huge difference to your cycling performance.

So h...

March 11, 2019

How can I improve my FTP?

I get this question a dozen times a week.

My first reply is ride your bike! A cyclist may want all the FTP "fruit" without all the work or they may have a goal but then ride without an intent or purpose. I call this a "wing and a prayer." Improv...

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