Category Archives: Cycling

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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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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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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Estimating Your Cycling Power Data on the Cheap!

Originally published in the Capital Bicycling Club Newsletter, August 2012 Measuring power has become a very big deal in cycling for riders of all levels.  The data can be a valuable tool for training, racing, or comparing yourself to your … Continue reading

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Neck & Shoulder Pain From Cycling: A Closer Look

Originally published in the Capital Bicycle Club’s February 2012 Newsletter. One of the more common ailments that can arise from cycling is pain in the neck and shoulder region. In fact, a number of sports medicine research studies have shown … Continue reading

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