Author Archives: andy

Estimating Your Own VO2 Max and Your “Fitness Age”- PART 2

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter December 2013 Since last month’s edition, the VO2 Max/Fitness Age Calculator that I directed you to as the basis for my article has undergone some changes. This is partly due to … Continue reading

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VetBikes.org Getting Great Bikes to the Right People

I know that the bicycles I’ve had throughout my lifetime have been tools of change for me. More than just moving me from place to place, they’ve provided me with freedom, joy, speed, pain, and healing (okay, maybe an injury … Continue reading

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Estimating Your Own VO2 Max and Your “Fitness Age”

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter December 2013 Endurance sports such as cycling, running, rowing, etc are all types of exercise where one of the major factors of performance is how much oxygen your body can transport … Continue reading

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Scientific Investigations into the Foam Roller

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter November 2013 If you’ve followed my articles over the past few years, you’ll know that I frequently encourage cyclists to use foam rollers in their stretching and exercise recovery plans. In … Continue reading

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Rad Racing Wreaths are on sale now!

Rad Racing NW is once again firing up their Holiday Wreath sale. All proceeds will benefit Rad Racing NW and go toward youth cycling development. Orders must be made by November 17th and will be delivered on December 1, 2013. … Continue reading

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Enrollment for January 2014 cyclecore class is now OPEN!

Today is the first day of registration for a class that will begin on January 2, 2014. This will be the 5th edition of the class that I have co-taught with my friend and OOA Racing teammate, Stefanie Ramsay-Werts. This … Continue reading

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Deadlift Basics for Cyclists

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter September 2013 The deadlift is weight-bearing exercise that can be a great addition to a cyclist’s year-round strength training program. Honestly, if only one exercise existed in the world, I’d hope … Continue reading

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Fine Tuning Your Water Bottle for Hot Weather

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter August 2013 Huzzah! Huzzah!  The clouds have parted and allowed for some really great summer cycling.  For most of us, that means longer rides and the challenge of staying hydrated while … Continue reading

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Annie “Londonderry” Kopchovsky, First Woman to Bicycle Around the World

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter July 2013 There are some questions that a 9-year-old daughter can ask her dad that seem impossible to answer. One of them is this: “Why isn’t there a women’s Tour de … Continue reading

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Andy Rosser’s First White Paper… of sorts.

This article originally appeared in the Capital Bicycle Club Newsletter June 2013 Sometimes I get kinda carried away. I’ll admit that sometimes, I find myself asking how I got where I am. After all this time, you may even ask, “Who … Continue reading

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