Topic: Events/Race Reports

Shalini Zabaneh’s Race Recap: Stage Race in Belize

The Weekend of Racing looked a little like this: ·       Saturday 12 min TT/ 40 mile RR ·       Sunday 45 mile RR The TT (12 miles) went well too, I was 3rd out a minute apart and passed the other women….did 12 miles in 31mins, 23.25mph – that was sweet – lol!! This Saturday’s RR…

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Highlight Video of 2012 Trans Andes Challenge

We didn't make this video, but several CTS Athletes appear in it and it's a great representation of the landscape, the experience, and the atmosphere of the Trans Andes Challenge. It was a blast! Trans Andes Challenge – Más que una carrera from VIA DE ESCAPE on Vimeo.  

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Chilly Cheeks Duathlon, make it personal!

By Team Trainright's Bill Plock I ran the last 50 yards of this spring duathlon in my bike shoes. Running on hard plastic bottomed bike shoes on a cold paved road is dicey–and hard on the clips and shoes. But I had to beat Phil. We have raced several times against each other and have…

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12hrs of Temecula: Coach’s Report

A week post-race now, I find myself back in Colorado after a glorious week of traveling, training, and supporting, once again, for Pua Mata at one of her mountain bike races. This wasn’t another “winning is the only option” race, however. This one had a bit of a unique twist to it: She was racing…

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2011 La Ruta de los Conquistadores Video Recap

Chris Carmichael and a crew of CTS Coaches and Athletes traveled to Costa Rica to race the 2011 La Ruta de los Conquistadores. The race is billed as the world's hardest mountain bike stage race, and with 39k feet of climbing, 30+% grades, mud chutes, hornets, crocodiles, and a host of other challenges, it lives…

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La Ruta Journal: Day 0 – Pre-Ride, with SRM File

La Ruta Race Reflections La Ruta: The Hardest Mountain Bike Race in the World   Let’s face it: if you’re looking for a challenge, that title catches your eye. Not only does it boast of 39,000ft of climbing, but you cross a jungle, hike through flowing rivers, ride over multiple volcanoes, and battle the heat and…

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