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Apr 25th

2018

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Team ProPower/Cycle Solutions April 22 Race Recap

Sunday gave us great race weather and another fine day of racing for Team Pro Power/Cycle Solutions at the Lower Providence Criterium in Pennsylvania.  Mark Light picked up a big win in the 45+ race from a 3 man break in a stacked field of 70 riders. Scott Steward controlled the chase back in the […]

Apr 16th

2018

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Team ProPower/Cycle Solutions Mid-April Race Recap

The New Jersey race scene moved into full swing in early April with the Cherry Blossom Challenge.  The team got off to a great start with Scott Steward taking the field sprint for 2nd in the 45+ race.  We had 2 others in the top 10. David Kahl picked up 6th and Dave Margolin was 8th. In the 55+ Tom […]

Apr 2nd

2018

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Team ProPower/Cycle Solutions Early Season Recap

With the cycling season is starting to move into full swing with the coming of April, Team ProPower/Cycle Solutions has already put up an impressive number of wins, podiums and top 10’s. This past Saturday’s Sandy Hook Time Trial is the traditional opener to the NJ racing season.  The team excelled in the windy conditions, […]

Jan 3rd

2013

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New Years Resolutions

2013 is here!  Have you made any resolutions to help make this the year you make a big step forward in cycling results?  Here are a few suggestions: 1. Get a coach!  OK, that may be a bit self-serving on my part.  But having a coach will help you to get  your training on the […]

Dec 19th

2012

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Winter Endurance Rides

Last week’s blog dealt with indoor trainer workouts.  These are a necessary evil for work week training for most of us.  The weekends are the time for longer outdoor endurance rides.  Someone training 10-12 hours per week should try to get in rides both days with duration in the 2-4 hour range. You can mix […]

Dec 12th

2012

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Indoor Trainer Motivation

This is the time of the year that a lot of us are forced to ride the indoor trainer during the week.  Statistics show that over 90% of cyclists really don’t like indoor workouts (note-80% of statistics are made up).  But it’s a necessary part of your training plan.  Here are some tips on making the chore […]

Sep 5th

2012

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Season End Rest Week

The road season is coming to an end and a lot of us are finishing up the final races of the year.  Unless you are moving right into cyclocross you should consider scheduling in a bike-free week after your final competition.  This time of year you hear a lot of talk about being burnt out […]

Aug 22nd

2012

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August Blahs

This is the time of the year where motivation starts to wane.  It’s been a long road season and most of us are ready for a mental and physical break from racing (unless you are a cyclocrosser, then you still have a few moths to go!)  But there are still races to be ridden in the upcoming […]

Aug 13th

2012

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ProPower Offers CycloCross Training Programs

  Cyclocross season is almost here and ProPower Coaching is offering an affordable custom training program to help you attain your goals.  This program covers detailed training plans from now through your last race of the CX season up to and including the national championships.  The program details are as follows: -Initial coaching consultation including […]

Jul 25th

2012

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Recovery Week Diet

I think that we all look forward to recovery weeks.  After 2 or 3 hard weeks of hard, concentrated training a few days of easier riding is a physical and mental welcome.  Recently though I had a client say that he hated recovery weeks.  He felt that he always put weight back on during these. […]

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