Posts By: CTS

Open Mic

Gallery and Caption Contest We hope you enjoyed the Open Mic podcast with Chris Carmichael and Mike Creed. If you haven’t listened to it yet you can find it here or on iTunes. Then check out the gallery below and enter the contest! Click any image for slideshow and captions. Caption the photo at the…

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Weekend Reading: Mastering 3 Advanced Group Ride Skills

  Local group rides are the heart and soul of amateur cycling. These Saturday morning and Tuesday evening rides are where new riders learn to draft, where juniors cut their teeth, and where local bragging rights are earned. Most of all they are a ton of fun, without the pressure and expense of pinning on…

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Weekend Reading: I Want to Do This, And So Will You!

When I created the CTS Bucket List, the idea was to provide athletes with opportunities to compete and participate in life-changing challenges. To make it onto the list, an event has to be extremely challenging, unique, and outrageously fun. Haute Route Pyrenees was a great fit for 2014, and in 2015 we’ve included Haute Route…

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5 Things Time-Crunched Athletes Need to Do Right Now

  There are two competing mantras that dominate training blogs and magazines at this time of year. One is that the late-summer and early fall is a great period for endurance athletes to take a break, rejuvenate, and recover from a long season. The other is that this period is the best time to make…

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Tips and Workout to Keep Your Climbing Power This Fall

  It snowed – briefly – in Colorado Springs recently, which means there’s no denying that Fall and Winter are rapidly approaching. Many cyclists and triathletes are wrapping up their event seasons, which means we’re having a lot of discussions about short- and medium-term goals. One of the top goals: maintain climbing power. Coaching Special:…

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