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The Crash

A topic discussed at a recent team meeting was injury and the recovery afterwards. This made me think of a serious injury I endured since starting cycling in 2016 and would like to share my experience and how I got back on a bicycle.

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Breaking the 80-Mile Mark

It’s good to look back often and remember where you came from, but I also believe it’s better to look ahead at all that life offers, that you can reach for.

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Old Dog, New Tricks

They say by your 30’s, you’ll have life figured out. And although some things have fallen into place—a great job, a cute little house, a dashingly handsome fiancée, and friends galore, I’m quickly learning there’s much left to learn in this world.

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From Mountain to Road - A New Challenge

I have ridden bikes in some capacity my whole life. From BMX to mountain bikes to road bikes. I started riding on the road in high school with a converted Specialized Hard Rock that I put slicks on. There were no power meters around, no heart rate monitors, no GPS, just going out and riding as hard or as easy as you felt for the day.

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The Mohawk Valley Metric Century, a Ride for a Great Cause

Please check out this video. VeloPro and My First Century are proud to be a sponsor of  Eugene Velo's Mohawk Valley Metric Century.  Here's the best part. The Mohawk is a very important charity ride for the Oregon Supported Living Program's Arts & Culture Program.  Please check out the video.

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Training Intensity for a Century Ride

Coach Kadir answers some basic questions on how train for a century ride and pace yourself for success at the event.

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Good Form on the Bike, Part 2

A strong core is critical to having good form on your bike. Check out this video to see some basic exercises to help you get started developing a strong core.

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Good Form on the Bike, Part 3

The final key to good form on the bike is staying relaxed. Coach Kadir and Stacey Royce show you how it is done.

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The Spins

For much of the late winter I was having bad nausea. I felt like I was seasick all the time, which made the idea of training seem daunting. In the back of my mind, I am always counting down the weeks to the Strawberry Century.

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The Importance of Good Form on Your Bike

In this three-part series, Adnan Kadir breaks down what it takes to have good form on your bike.

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