The VeloPro Blog

Check out our blog to learn more about training and nutrition, and how VeloPro helps you improve! If you would like to hear about a specific topic, don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Adnan's Ten Indispensable Rules for Group Rides

Group ride etiquette is simple once you learn the rules.

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Welcome to the NEW VeloPro Blog

We’re starting a new era at VeloPro.  When VeloPro was founded in 2014, we did it for two big reasons:

  1. Training can be complicated! Not everyone has the time to read the latest scientific journals on athletic performance an

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Welcome To Adnan's Pro Blog

My first bike race happened almost by accident.  We were in high school and my pal Phil and I decided that we had outgrown our BMX bikes just as mountain bikes were hitting the scene.  After saving our hard-earned pennies, we bought a matc

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Welcome to Jon’s Beginner Blog

I was dying. Not metaphorically, not of embarrassment, I was literally ebbing away.  After a lifetime of fighting progressive kidney disease, I could sense the end.  I’d been on dialysis for 3 years, waiting and hoping for a transpla

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VeloPro User Jeff Sigman Wins Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Race

After a bit of disappointment at BC Bike Race, Jeff put his good form on display by taking the win in the Downieville Classic.

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Rider Experiences: Christina H.

This is the first in a series of rider testimonials. VeloPro riders come from all disciplines of cycling and triathlon.

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Optimizing Your Rest

What exactly does “rest” mean, and how does it work for different athletes? Doing your workouts provides a training stimulus, and the body’s response is to adapt to that load. The time when the actual adaptation takes place, however, is when you are resting.

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Getting on Top of Winter Training

Preparing for winter training means making sure your bike is ready for rough weather and your body is well-rested and prepared for long days in the saddle.

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All Torque and No Action

Cadence is important to producing power on the bike. Here is how you can improve.

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Powermeters And Pacing

Once the domain of a few pros and well-heeled amateur nerds, power meters are now common in cycling and triathlon. When used properly, they’re great not only for optimizing your training (particularly with services like VeloPro), but for helping yo

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