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Calling all Masters: World Track Championships Preparation

The World Masters Track Championships are the pinnacle event for Masters track riders and the 2016 Championships is getting closer with just under 54 days to go!

For those who are looking towards the 2017 Masters Games in Cambridge, NZ - the Championships are not too far off for you also, with just under 255 days to go!

Further ahead, the 2017/18 UCI Masters Track Cycling...

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Your Guide to Track Cycling in Rio!

The RIO Olympics will kick off this weekend in Brazil and we can’t wait for the track cycling to commence on Day 6!

However, before track gets underway we have the opening ceremony to look forward too, and we will most definitely be cheering Kerrie’s sister Anna on as she leads the Australian team into the Games in what will be her fourth Olympic Games!

In this blog we want to equip...

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Sprint Tactics: Part 2 - 3 Strategies to Race the Sprint From the BACK!

In this two part sprint tactic series we’re talking about tips and training suggestions to help you get the most out of your sprint racing!

In part one, we looked at 3 strategies and key focuses when you’re riding the sprint from the front or bottom position.

In this blog, we’re going to look at 3 strategies and training tips to ride the sprint from the back or top...

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Sprint Tactics: Part 1 - 3 Strategies to Race the Sprint From the FRONT!

When it comes to mastering the craft of the ‘cat and mouse’ there are a few simple strategies that if adhered to, will give you the best opportunity tactically to out-smart your opponent.

In this blog we want to offer your 3 simple strategies to ride the sprint from the front position.

If you find you draw ‘1’ or ‘bottom’ before the race,...

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How to Reach Your Peak Performance

Understanding how to peak for a race event is a very important concept to maximise performance.

Think about it...

You train for many months and in some cases years for a specific event.

So if you don’t get the final weeks of preparation right, it can be an extremely disappointing result!

Peaking for an event doesn’t need to be that complicated.

The simplest way to look at it is:

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What to look for in a C.O.A.C.H

If you’re in the market looking for a cycling coach to help you make your goals achievable, it’s important you find a good coach who will tick all the boxes for you - as ultimately this is about YOU and your journey to become a better cyclist.

So what qualities should you be looking for in a Coach?

We’ve devised a simple acronym to help you on your path in finding a C.O.A.C.H....

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4 Tips for Standing Starts so You Nail Your Gate Start

Standing starts - let’s admit it, they’re not as easy as they look!

Learning how to execute excellent standing starts time and time again takes a lot of practice.

In the process, it can get overwhelming and confusing at times, so simplifying the process is a key way to set yourself up for longer term starting success.

You only have to turn on the television and watch the time trial...

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2 Key Components for Your Cycling Success

When we’re talking about cyclists who are at the top of the game, often  we see them as fast and powerful machines who look like they’ve spent most of their time working on speed and power.

Whilst there is a substantial amount of speed and power work completed during the season, many fail to see the work our great cyclists have done in the gym or on the road during in the early...

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Cyclist's Worst Enemy - the ITB (Iliotibial Band)

It's the worst enemy of every cyclist...

The ITB - the Illiotibial Band

What is it?  

And how can you release it to prevent injury and get the most out of your cycling?

The Illiotibial band is fibrous connective tissue that originates on the pelvis, travels down the lateral aspect of the leg, and attaches to the tibia just below the knee (Baumstark, 2010).

Iliotibial band...

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Here's 5 Tips to Help You Map Out Your Cycling Training

So you don’t have a Personal Coach to help you with your cycling goals?

No worries - We're here to help!

Here are 5 tips to help guide you, keep you on track, and map out your cycling training.

1. Planning

Planning is the first and most important part of mapping out your training.

It's a great idea to sit down and work out the following:

What have you achieved to date?

Have you got...

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