Weekend Reading from the Tour of California Race Experience: How to Survive a Stage Race on the Sun

Riding the Amgen Tour of California Race Experience with Team CTS this past week has been a blast, but that heat in first few days felt like riding on the surface of the sun. I’m really proud of all the riders and coaches for toughing it out, and even more so for being smart. Fitness …

Chris Carmichael Blog: Weekend Reading with Pros vs. Joes power analysis from the Tour of California

Almost there! Saturday is Stage 7 of the 2012 Amgen Tour of California, which means just one more day to go for Team CTS at the ATOC Race Experience. Everyone is doing great and looking strong, although it’s safe to say we’re all experiencing a lot of fatigue. I’ll be the first to admit that …

Tour of California Race Experience: Pros vs. Joes, as seen through power files!

Editor’s Note: Carmichael Training Systems does not coach Radioshack-Nissan-Trek rider and US Pro Champion Matthew Busche, nor do we have any business or endorsement relationship with him. Mathew graciously provided us with some of his power files from the 2012 Amgen Tour of California so we could compare the workloads of a top-level pro and …