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CycleOps-Powered athletes are off to a strong start this season! Melanie McQuaid won Ironman Oceanside 70.3 in March. In April, during the 2012 Ironman New Orleans 70.3 on Sunday, April 21, Trevor Wurtele won the Men's division and Sarah Piampiano won the Women's race. Read Sarah's race report of her first Pro win.
 
Also, Competitive Cyclist Racing Team currently tops the USA Cycling Men's Team Standings with Francisco Mancebo leading the Men's Individual Standings. Congratulations to all of the athletes who have achieved success so far this year and we'll be cheering you on in the months to come!
 
In the article Achieving Optimal Race Weight the Right Way, Bob Seebohar provides three key strategies for improving your power to weight ratio.
 
Next, Frank Overton of FasCat Coaching discusses the Benefits of attending a Power-Based Training Camp while highlighting an upcoming camp in Colorado where you can try out some CycleOps PowerTap wheels. In our Video segment, Robbie Ventura, Owner of Vision Quest Coaching, provides some important tips for preparing for a training camp.

Andrea Wetzel
CycleOps Newsletter Editor

 

- Ironman New Orleans 70.3 Race Report: You Always Remember Your First Win

- Achieving Optimal Race Weight the Right Way

- The Benefits of a Power-Based Training Camp: Power is Knowledge

- Video: How to Prepare for a Training Camp

 
 

 

 

 

 

 


Sarah Piampiano

Ironman New Orleans 70.3 Race Report: You Always Remember Your First Win
by Sarah Piampiano, Professional Triathlete

Winning New Orleans was nothing short of a complete shock – to me, to my family and friends, to my coaches, and certainly to the rest of the triathlon community who had no idea who I was. I could hardly believe it (and quite frankly, am still a bit mystified by how it all happened), but it was a thrilling experience for me, and a big win for a little first year pro against a fairly strong field of professional women... Read more

Nutrition

Achieving Optimal Race Weight the Right Way by Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS

Race season is upon us and with that comes even more emphasis on improving your power to weight ratio. This can obviously lead to enhanced performance in competitions but often times, cyclists do not go about it the right way thus they actually lose power and force. Read more

Training

The Benefits of a Power-Based Training Camp: Power is Knowledge by Frank Overton, FasCat Coaching

FasCat PowerTap Training Camp: June 14 - 17th, 2012
This Summer FasCat Coaching is holding a power-based training camp in Boulder, CO where all the attendees will demo a PowerTap wheel and learn about the benefits of training with power. Read more

Video

How to Prepare for a Training Camp by Robbie Ventura, Owner and Coach of Vision Quest Coaching

Robbie Ventura, owner and coach of Vision Quest Coaching, offers tips for preparing for a training camp. In addition to other tips, he recommends the week before a training camp to focus on your sleep to go into the camp rested. Also spend time getting the rest of your life in order so when you get to training camp, you don't have work or life stresses holding you back during the camp. Watch the Video

Products
This month's featured products to help you achieve your best in training and racing.

Joule 2.0

Joule 2.0
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PowerTap G3

PowerTap G3
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Carbon Wheelset

PowerTap G3 Carbon Clincher Wheelset
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