Andy Applegate

About Me

I fell in love with bikes and bike racing after my first mountain bike race in 1993. By 2001, I had moved to beautiful Asheville, NC, won my first national championship (Masters 35 + road race) and was coaching endurance athletes full time. Since then I have coached athletes to national championships on the road, TT, MTB and cyclocross as well as competed in hundreds of events myself on and off road all over North America. I thrive on working with athletes of all ability levels in all disciplines of cycling. I also enjoy doing epic events on a tandem with my wife. Over the last few years I have taken to ultra running and completed my first 100 mile trail run in under 24 hours.


Services

I coach cyclists of any ability as well as ultra runners at the CTS premium and ultimate package levels. I have a knack for crafting training schedules that help prepare athletes perfectly for their goal events. I pride myself on accessibility by responding to athlete questions, call and emails quickly.  I also specialize in bike fit utilizing the Retul 3d motion capture system. I have fit hundreds of cyclists over the last 10 years.


Specialties

My depth of racing experience leaves me well positioned to help athletes navigate almost any race situation whether it is on or off road, short duration or ultra distance. Coaching for road racing, time trial, mountain bike, cyclocross, ultra running as well as bike fitting all fall under my specialties.

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Residence: Asheville, NC

Certifications: USA Cycling Level 1 Coach

Coaching Level:

  • Pro

Sports Coached:

  • Cyclocross
  • MTB
  • Road Cycling

Coaching Packages:

  • Premium
  • Ultimate