Weekend Reading: How to Turn Lame Accelerations into Full-Throttle Attacks! Plus info on Summer CTS Camps

Last week I wrote about “The Key to Being Extraordinary”, and I was really happy to see that over the past week it sparked a lot of great conversations between athletes and their coaches, and between readers and me. Those conversations are what coaching is all about. Yes, sure, power file analysis and custom training schedules are important, but there’s …

Attack the Pack: Turning Lame Accelerations into Winning Attacks!

By CTS Senior Coach Daniel Matheny I have to be honest here, folks. I’ve been out at the early-season races, both as a competitor and as a coach, and I’m seeing a lot of really poor attempts at attacking the peloton. I love the enthusiasm, but that’s about all I’m seeing and enthusiasm doesn’t bring home prize money. Really, though, …

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 summer evening. Why Palmer Park …

Coach Blogs: Winter Training for Spring’s “Big Hairy Audacious Goal”

(The following was originally posted at http://www.teamevergreenracing.com/?q=jonsey.) By Daniel Matheny, CTS Expert Coach Follow Jonsey….the Target! Well in Round 2, Jonsey ended the post with the question of “why” and a mention of his BHAG or “big hairy audacious goal”. For those of us Coloradan cyclists, this is sometimes one of the more difficult rounds we battle as this time …