Topic: Blogs

2012 Tour de France: As it Looks From the First Rest Day

By Chris Carmichael (This article was also posted on pezcyclingnews.com, where Chris will be posting a handful of updates during the 2012 Tour de France. – Ed.) Ah, the long-awaited rest day at the Tour de France. For some riders, especially the battered and bandaged ones, the first week or so of the Tour de…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-08

Great job! RT @TheRealLailaAli: Finished my first @aquaphorus NYC TRI in 3 hours 6min! http://t.co/ERD7RfYm # Nice job RT @AquaphorUS: Love this shot of @TheRealLailaAli as she crosses the finish line. Congrats! #nyctri http://t.co/3ZrFZFAM # RT CTS Coach @NatalieBojko: @TheRealLailaAli ready to represent @AquaphorUS and @trainright http://t.co/OXCQ4afi # Congrats!! CTS Athlete @moniquepua: 4th Place XC…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-01

Congrats to CTS Athlete @Brendondavids of Team SHO-AIR for taking the win at the Galena Grinder, round 4 of @usacycling Pro UET series. # Congrats! CTS Athlete @turnleft250 took silver at CA Masters State Track Cycling Championships & PR'd with his fastest lap ever! # Wow. Awesome ride by BMC's Tejay van Garderen at #tdf2012…

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Chris Carmichael Blog: Fire on the Mountain

Training – and even the Tour de France, which starts today! – have been the last things on my mind this week. Unfortunately, the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs has been at the forefront of my thoughts all week. It started last Saturday. Actually, one of my coaches – Jane Rynbrandt – was up…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-24

Coach @jrynbrandt was up Rampart when Waldo fire first erupted. http://t.co/5bu8VADp Proud of her & CTS staff for getting out fast & safe. # Weekend Reading: How Weight Loss Improves More Than Just Uphill Performance http://t.co/y1OACzw9 # Congrats to CTS Athlete Anthony Zahn. Won Paralympic National Championships and punched his ticket to the 2012… http://t.co/pRIf1rz8…

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Losing Weight Improves More Than Just Uphill Performance

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand that losing weight will help you go uphill faster. But many athletes underestimate how being lean improves performance in all terrain, and how it can improve the quality of your training. Dragging your body around – whether you’re on your feet or being supported by wheels –…

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-17

RT CTS Coach @Deangolich: Congrats to @erindensham on silver today ITU World Cup today in Banyoles! Well done! # Weekend Reading: Perfect Summer Post-Workout Breakfast Recipe http://t.co/iB3aidyz # Congrats to CTS athlete @SariAnderson winning women's #BailyHundo 100mi MTB race! Photo compliments of @AndersonIS http://t.co/zvm3cc8O # “@Coach_AP: CTS athlete Ryan Trebon in a strong lead with…

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