Press Release: Athletes Coached by CTS Dominate 2013 La Ruta de los Conquistadores Mountain Bike Stage Race

For Immediate Release Athletes Coached by CTS Dominate 2013 La Ruta de los Conquistadores Mountain Bike Stage Race (October 27, 2013 – Colorado Springs, CO) Athletes coached by Carmichael Training Systems dominated the 2013 La Ruta de los Conquistadores mountain bike stage race in Costa Rica (October 24-26), winning the Men’s and Women’s Pro races, the men’s 30-39 and 40-49 …

Weekend Reading: USAPCC, Time-Crunched Cyclist 2nd Ed., and a September training tip

I had so much fun during the USA Pro Cycling Challenge Race Experience that I’m still smiling nearly a week after it ended in Denver. What an amazing race! What an incredible experience to ride every stage, get cheered on by all the fans, and to be treated like the race’s 17th team by the race organization. I can’t wait …

Chris Carmichael Blog: What I learned from riding nearly 800 miles in 8 days at the Tour of California Race Experience

If ever there was a good time for a recovery week, this would be it. Last Sunday I finished up the Amgen Tour of California Race Experience, 8 amazing days of riding with an incredible group of athletes and coaches. Every day we managed to make it to the finish line before being caught by the pro peloton, but even …

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 I’m tired. I’m having a …

Press Release: Carmichael Training Systems and Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Announce Six-Day “Race Experience” for Amateur Cyclists

(May 2, 2012 – Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Carmichael Training Systems (CTS) and the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah (TOU) today revealed the details and application information for the 2012 CTS Tour of Utah Race Experience, a new and challenging way for amateur cycling fans to “race” the 6-day UCI-sanctioned stage race. This is one of the featured CTS …

Chris Carmichael Blog: Time-Crunched Athlete Premise Upheld Again!

Before I move on to other topics, you have to check out this article from the New York Times. There have been plenty of studies that have verified the efficacy of the high-intensity training principles behind the “Time-Crunched Cyclist” and “Time-Crunched Triathlete” books and training programs. The articles referenced by the NYT extends the premise to cardiac rehab patients and …