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Tips for making it to the top of that climb

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Mitch Clark01-08-2018
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One of my most popular clinics is my climbing clinic. Even if you’re not a climber by heart, or it’s not your strength, it’s a skill worth mastering We have all felt burning feeling not long into a hard climb. It’s plainly and simply your legs telling you, no, no, no this isn’t working. Sure, you […]

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Why both Preventative and Corrective Massage is a must  

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Probike FC10-29-2017
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Back in my day when pre and post race, I was getting a preventative and corrective message, I never really thought much more other than “this is the routine”. Move forward to present time, and even a little before, one of my biggest faults is forgetting that massage is such a critical part of not […]

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Spinning is much more than just a simple detail

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Probike FC10-25-2017
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The capacity to turn your legs on your bicycle is a guarantee for an efficient athletic gesture, and it can’t be improvised. It should be worked on. One of my favorite Former professional cyclist, Jean-Claude Bagot, explains why. Jean-Claude was not known for winning a lot of races, but he was one of the most […]

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Training Correctly during the off-season

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Probike FC10-21-2017
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For the road off-season, mountain biking is often the go-to place for roadies who want to maintain their conditioning in the fall and winter months. This can work if there are decent trails nearby. However Cycle-cross is another alternative, but I would caution on that one and decide if you want to train and compete […]

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SRM Ergometer

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Probike FC10-17-2017
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At ProBike FC, our resident Pro and Certified Coach Nick can calculate and test your functional threshold to absolute accuracy using the SRM Ergometer. Nick is one of a hand full of SRM Power Based Trainers, as well as USA Cycling and TP. PBFC is the only performance center that has this unique ergometer. SRM […]

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Why use a Computrainer?

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Probike FC10-08-2017
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I’m a big advocate for riding all seasons the reason being is that it refines your body to adapt to all seasons and conditions, BUT riding in the winter sucks at times, and I certainly don’t advocate riding in sub 40’s, with terrible weather. Regardless of perfect or in perfect conditions, computrainer provide statistical information […]

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There’s a lot of talk on triathletes and time trialists switching to shorter cranks: 170, 165, even 160mm. What do we recommend?

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Mitch Clark10-05-2017
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It is true that many top athletes are switching to shorter cranks for timed racing such as triathlon and TT. This is a relatively new trend because longer cranks were traditionally thought to provide better leverage. However, crank length is just one lever in a drive train composed of a system that transmits your foot’s […]

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