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Peak Region Cyclist Cover Shoot with Cameron Chambers and Daniel Matheny

Think those fancy cover shots for magazines are easy to capture? Check out the video that photographer Joel Strayer shot/edited from a recent shoot for Peak Region Cyclist Magazine. CTS Coach Daniel Matheny and CTS Athlete Services guru Cameron Chambers were the athletes he chose to shoot, and the location was Palmer Park on a…

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Posted: September 1, 2011

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs, Video

Team Trainright Blog: USA Pro Cycling Challenge Thoughts from Bill Plock

So many of my worlds came together today and made it one I will never forget.I saw lots of friends, made others and watched the best riders in the world climb "my hill"–Lookout Mountain. I've struggled to understand what made it so amazing to see these cyclist zoom by in a few seconds leaving thousands…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-28

RT @CTS_CoachRenee: CTS athlete Linda Hood satisfied with a good ride up Gold Camp. The view at top was worth it! http://t.co/DBsYZnA # RT CTS @Coach_AP: Congrats to @ManuelPrado & @moniquepua on clinching the 2011 Pro UET MTB Series! http://t.co/gLU5SGr I'm proud of you two! # Congrats to CTS athlete Morgan Murri @joinGECKO on hitting…

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Posted: August 28, 2011

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

Photo Gallery: USA Pro Cycling Challenge Prologue in Colorado Springs

It takes something special to shut down the Carmichael Training Systems office in Colorado Springs. We don't close the office for blizzards, bitter cold weather, monsoon rains, floods, locusts… but we do close it down when there's a big bike race in town! Chris Carmichael, Paula Amsden, Stephanie Leclerc played huge roles in bringing the…

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Video: CTS Coach Dean Golich Talks Warmup Strategy before the USA Pro Cycling Challenge

CTS Coach Dean Golich coaches Team Radioshack's Ben Hermans and was in the start area to work with Ben through his warmup. Here Dean describes Ben's warmup routine for the day.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-08-21

RT CTS Coach jasonkoop CTS athlete Ted Philip looking strong and getting fuel at mile 60 of #LT100 Run campl.us/dUT3 # Ton of photos from the SRM Ride of Champions: http://t.co/KooX6oJ # Here are a ton of photos from the SRM Ride of Champions in Colorado Springs prior to the USA Pro Cycling… http://t.co/IqY6fiI #…

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Posted: August 21, 2011

Author: CTS

Categories: Blogs

Team Trainright Blog: Randy’s Boulder 70.3 and his times written on his arms!

One thing I have learned to anticipate and even enjoy about racing in triathlons is the surprise of the unexpected. As I get more experienced in racing I am able to anticipate and mitigate the unexpected, but no matter how much I plan, there is always some unforeseen challenge. The longer the race the more…

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Team Trainright Blog: Gotta know when to fold ‘em at a race, by Jon Mullen

By Team Trainright's Jon Mullen DNF–the acronym that athletes never like to see next to their name on the results sheet. Sometimes, however, removing yourself from the race can be a good thing. While flopping oneself across the finish line (if you're not having a good day) does accomplish the short term goal of finishing…

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Video: SRM Ride of Champions – August 19, 2011

In anticipation of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Prologue in Colorado Springs, Colorado, SRM sponsored a Ride of Champions through Garden of the Gods and the Prologue course. Riders from the HTC-Highroad, Saxo Bank – Sungaard, Radioshack, and Liquigas teams were there, including Ivan Basso, Peter Velits, Danny Pate, Ben King, and Daniel Navarro. SRM…

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