Pro-cyclist, Lindsay Goldman, shares why she opts for time on the trainer.
Read More... 11.20.18
Sometimes it's difficult to find the motivation to hop on the trainer. Luckily, technology has figured out how to make riding indoors fun, intelligent, and focused.
Read More... 10.31.18
These sessions are sure to keep you fit all winter long.
Read More... 10.16.18
In the final installment of the series, Cindy Abbott looks back at her podium at Enduro Nationals.
Read More... 09.11.18
Two new trainers join the CycleOps evolution of smart trainers.
Read More... 09.06.18
Pro cyclist Lindsay Goldman reflects on her post-pregnancy journey thus far.
Read More... 08.06.18
Two triathletes hit the highway with their trainers in pursuit of the open road and good racing.
Read More... 07.26.18
Takeaways from our brand advocates from their first season of riding with a smart trainer.
Read More... 06.20.18
In part two of this series, Cindy chronicles the trials of being a female pro-enduro racer – plus, a look back at her inaugural race at Sea Otter.
Read More... 05.29.18
In this multi-part series we’ll follow pro-rider Cindy on her journey to the 2018 Enduro World Series.
Read More... 04.18.18
Pro-cyclist Lindsay Goldman chronicles her journey back to professional racing after the birth of her daughter.
Read More... 04.03.18
Prepare for the season with this 52-minute FTP-boosting trainer session.
Read More... 03.28.18
An insider’s look at how the casting for the Hammer smart trainer is made here in Madison.
Read More... 03.15.18
Share a photo of your training setup for a chance to win.
Read More... 02.16.18
Pregnant pro-cyclist, Lindsay Goldman, shares her recent indoor training experiences as she tries to maintain her cycling fitness.
Read More... 02.05.18
From adjusting power to bike position, coach Matt Dixon discusses how to get ready for indoor training.
Read More... 01.09.18
Find out what makes smart bike trainers the choice of the future.
Read More... 01.05.18
Three riders share how they integrate smart bike trainers into their routines.
Read More... 12.08.17
Unlock a new way to train on a yellow bike trainer with Zwift.
Read More... 11.22.17
Expecting mother and professional triathlete, Meredith Kessler, shares how the Hammer fits into her training.
Read More... 11.06.17
Pro advice to help you raise your shred game.
Read More... 10.18.17
Insights from elite triathlete coach, Matt Dixon, of purplepatch Fitness.
Read More... 09.15.17
Get to know 2017 CycleOps Brand Ambassador, Jill Kuhn (aka: Iron Will Iron Jill).
Read More... 08.15.17
The 2017 CrossFit Games welcomed a new sport into its programming.
Read More... 08.09.17
Professional cyclist, Lindsay Bayer, shares how she got back in the saddle.
Read More... 07.31.17
Using CycleOps’ Hammer smart trainer and Zwift as a solution to Seattle’s dreary winters.
Read More... 07.11.17
Indoor training has had a reputation it just couldn’t shake – until now.
Read More... 06.13.17
The heart of power accuracy lay in calibration.
Read More... 05.08.17
Coach Matt Dixon discusses the value of riding on an indoor bike trainer versus riding outside.
Read More... 04.17.17
Coach and dietitian Bob Seebohar helps breakdown the important aspects of daily and sport nutrition.
Read More... 02.21.17
How to find the right training set-up for you and your goals.
Read More... 02.07.17
Maximize your time for a successful season ahead with the help of purplepatch Fitness coach and founder, Matt Dixon.
Read More... 01.24.17
What it takes to build best-in-class bike trainers in Madison, Wisconsin.
Read More... 01.11.17
Coach Bob Seebohar highlights the nutritional differences between riding indoors and out.
Read More... 12.28.16
Visit more than just your family this holiday season.
Read More... 12.20.16
Coach Bob Seebohar weighs in on how to boost resolution success in the New Year.
Read More... 12.05.16
This 30-min workout focuses on speed.
Read More... 11.21.16
Prepare for next season’s ascents with this climbing-specific bike trainer workout.
Read More... 11.08.16
Multiply your CycleOps VirtualTraining points on these set weekends.
Read More... 11.03.16
Tackle 3 intervals in 30-mins and test your VO2 max.
Read More... 10.25.16
Burn 20 burgers worth of calories to earn your next finisher’s badge.
Read More... 10.19.16
Monitor your training and improvements with this 30-minute workout.
Read More... 10.06.16
In the spirit of Kona, we wanted to offer you a taste of Ironman suffering, which is why we’ve initiated the hardest CVT challenge ever.
Read More... 09.30.16
This 30-minute session focuses on high end power.
Read More... 09.27.16
Why fall is the best time to make sure you’ve got everything you need.
Read More... 08.26.16
A More Affordable Way to Train with Controlled Resistance
Read More... 08.19.16
Triathlete Silvia Ribeiro talks about her native city, Rio.
Read More... 08.15.16
Because success is 80% mental, 20% physical.
Read More... 08.08.16
Sometimes riding inside is just what your training needs.
Read More... 07.06.16
Glory lasts forever. Show your stuff in CycleOps VirtualTraining.
Read More... 06.06.16
Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim are back in the kitchen with their new cookbook, Feed Zone Table.
Read More... 05.19.16
Adds the Hammer Direct Drive to Product Line
Read More... 05.12.16
A look at the past, present and future of indoor bike training.
Read More... 04.26.16
Prepare for your next event like the riders in the pro-peloton.
Read More... 04.12.16
Are you up for the challenge? Sign up to find out.
Read More... 04.05.16
The training possibilities are endless with this accessory.
Read More... 03.09.16
Prove your ability to fight for the Pink jersey! Visit the 2016 Giro d'Italia before it starts.
Read More... 03.08.16
A protein-packed snack from dietician to the Olympians, Bob Seebohar.
Read More... 02.29.16
Are you a winner of a new PowerSync indoor bike trainer or CVT subscription? Find out.
Read More... 02.22.16
Victors of the latest CVT challenge, plus double points weekend!
Read More... 02.15.16
Emerge from winter stronger than ever with these tips and workouts from USA cycling coach, Casey Lamers.
Read More... 02.10.16
Sports, TV and movie recommendations from cyclists just like you. Take a look.
Read More... 01.28.16
Stephanie of RunTriMom lays out six tips to help balance family time and training time.
Read More... 01.21.16
Kick-start 2016 by accepting the two newest challenges in CVT.
Read More... 01.07.16
All-around yogi guy here at CycleOps leads a 14 minute session aimed at those tight, cycling muscles.
Read More... 12.29.15
Prepare to sweat with this short indoor bike trainer session.
Read More... 12.22.15
Keep your indoor training on track with these two new CycleOps VirtualTraining challenges.
Read More... 12.17.15
It's the last weekend before the holidays and we're excited to bring you amazing news!
Read More... 12.16.15
From working parents to students and all those riders reaching for the stars, here are the winners from the 2015 photo contest.
Read More... 12.10.15
'Cross continues to surge in popularity, and it's easy to see why. Here's a few suggestions to help you get ready for 'cross pandemonium.
Read More... 12.02.15
These bike trainer workouts are sure keep you warm this winter.
Read More... 11.24.15
Rise to the occasion, complete challenges and show others that you’ve got what it takes to become World Class.
Read More... 11.11.15
CycleOps VirtualTraining is now available at two different subscription levels. Get familiar with the new options to find the right fit for you.
Read More... 11.05.15
An indoor training playlist put together by riders just like you. Listen in.
Read More... 11.04.15
Get a sneak peek at the up-and-coming Premium subscription for CycleOps VirtualTraining.
Read More... 10.22.15
Warm-ups and cool downs are great for exercise performance, which is why we added them as new features in CVT.
Read More... 10.21.15
Spend more time riding and less time pairing your device to CycleOps VirtualTraining with the new Scan Mode.
Read More... 10.13.15
The desktop version of CycleOps VirtualTraining is getting a serious makeover. Take a look at what's to come.
Read More... 09.30.15
It doesn’t matter if you're riding outside or in, tire pressure can make a big impact on your ride.
Read More... 09.30.15
Big things are coming from CycleOps VirtualTraining. We’ll be highlighting them here one-by-one. First up: challenges.
Read More... 09.24.15
If you want to ride your bike indoors, there are two basic options: a bike trainer or rollers. Read on to learn the difference.
Read More... 09.17.15
Three ways riding inside can help with the work-school-life-exercise balance.
Read More... 08.27.15
Experience the USA Pro Cycling Tour together with the pros.
Read More... 08.21.15
If you are planning on spending some time on the bike trainer indoors, remember it should come with a bit of a paradigm shift in your approach to nutrition. Dietitian and coach, Bob Seebohar, explains.
Read More... 08.13.15
Every rider has their preference on how to best ride inside, especially when it comes to training software and bike trainer of choice. Find which combination works best for you.
Read More... 07.30.15
Wisconsin has a proud and long history with the bicycle and the Shifting Gears exhibit showcases just that.
Read More... 07.08.15
It's time to grab your musette and take on famous routes from the Tour de France with CycleOps VirtualTraining.
Read More... 06.30.15
A pre-race warm-up is one of the most important things you can do, but what is the best way to do it?
Read More... 06.04.15
What's the longest you have been on your indoor cycle trainer in one sitting? One, two, maybe three hours? Mike Horton and Evan Tobey of Outdoor Sports Center (OSC) in Wilton, Connecticut, recently rode for 12 hours.
Read More... 05.21.15
For many people riding a bike is a great way to get outside and enjoy the outdoors, all while getting in some exercise. For Army veteran Jasen Watts, cycling is so much more.
Read More... 04.27.15
Inspired by people using a CycleOps indoor bike trainer to make their lives a little easier, we put together six things we've learned from their stories.
Read More... 04.22.15
Take in leg-burning climbs and breath-taking vistas with our recent Italian collection of virtual routes for CycleOps VirtualTraining.
Read More... 04.17.15
With the Passo Sella route, you can now decide which way you want to ascend out of Canazei, Italy.
Read More... 04.15.15
Another journey through the Italian Dolomites is ready to ride!
Read More... 04.02.15
The ABSA Cape Epic event in Cape Town, South Africa recently wrapped up and CycleOps sponsored teams and individuals were on the podium every single day!
Read More... 03.31.15
It’s officially spring in the northern hemisphere and to celebrate we are launching a route from our summer tour collection.
Read More... 03.23.15
Take a ride on the highest surfaced road in the Dolomites.
Read More... 03.11.15
Make the most of your Spring training with two new challenges.
Read More... 03.10.15
Popular year-round, Passo Giau in the Dolomites is known for its beauty and easy access to other incredible passes.
Read More... 03.04.15
This week we leave France behind and head for the Dolomites in Italy.
Read More... 02.23.15
This week we're taking a closer look at resistance curves and what makes ours so special.
Read More... 02.19.15
Ever wonder how our CycleOps indoor bike trainers work? What makes them unique over other brands like Kurt Kinetic, Tacx or Wahoo Fitness? Easy. It all comes down to science.
And this week we're taking a closer look at flywheels.
Read More... 02.13.15
CycleOps VirtualTraining will be unavailable from 3am - 7am, CST on Friday, February 13.
Read More... 02.12.15
Show off your speed skills with The Sufferfest's Nine Hammers video.
Read More... 02.11.15
This week's route will let you explore 29kms of the French Alps.
Read More... 02.10.15
Ever wonder how our CycleOps indoor bike trainers work? What makes them unique over other brands like Kurt Kinetic, Tacx or Wahoo Fitness? Easy. It all comes down to science.
Read More... 02.05.15
This week we bring you a shorter climb above French Maurienne valley, starting in St. Michel de Maurinne.
Read More... 01.29.15
One 300 Pro Indoor Cycle has found a home in a Biology classroom in Berlin, Wisconsin.
Read More... 01.28.15
A recent article by Outside Magazine suggests that riding inside may be the best way to train. We think so, too.
Read More... 01.23.15
Plus the winners of the first Holiday Tour Challenge.
Read More... 01.21.15
Previously featured as a route from the Briançon side, this week’s ride allows you approach the pass from the other side.
Read More... 01.08.15
Get ready for a lesson in French geography with this week's route: Col de la Madeleine.
Read More... 12.30.14
One of my favorite sessions right now is my Friday morning trainer session, which focuses on neuromuscular firing.
Read More... 12.23.14
'Twas the day before Holiday vacation, when all through SCG,
Employees left the old farmhouse, and headed home with glee.
Read More... 12.22.14
Power. Endurance. Motivation. Willpower. What do these traits have in common? Aside from helping you avoid all the tempting seasonal goodies, they'll also help you endure the first ever CycleOps VirtualTraining challenge: The Holiday Tour.
Read More... 12.19.14
This week our VirtualTraining team released Col du Lautaret. Beginning in Le Bourg d'Oisans, located in the French Alps, this route starts with a flat section before the main climb in Le Clapier.
Read More... 12.17.14
CycleOps has all the tools to bring your ride inside year round. It's more than a tagline--it's the truth. We are more than indoor trainers, rollers and indoor cycles.
Read More... 12.16.14
This incredible climb starts in Briançon, passes through Col du Lautaret and ends at the mountain top of Col du Galibier – a peak that is often the highest point of the Tour de France.
Read More... 12.09.14
Review your favorite trainer, roller or indoor cycle and we'll send you a pair of CycleOps socks — a perfect stocking gift!
Read More... 12.08.14
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way...to the fridge! The holidays are here and with that comes another article about nutrition for the holidays. But this isn't your typical article telling you to avoid this and that. I want to introduce you to the concept of Nutrition Periodization and how it relates to this time of the year for cyclists.
Read More... 12.03.14
Out of hundreds of photos from people all over the world, selecting the #MyCycleOpsStudio winners was no easy task.
Read More... 11.26.14
Get significant hill training on this short course through the Rocky Mountains.
Read More... 11.20.14
Carry thousands of virtual routes in your pocket and train anywhere, anytime.
Read More... 11.11.14
From first triathlons to recovering from a bike accident to breaking an epic MTB'ing record, hundreds of cycling enthusiasts have shared their goals with the hopes of winning the ultimate CycleOps studio — including these three weekly winners.
Read More... 11.07.14
Sponsorship inquiries are now open. We sponsor athletes at all levels of Cycling and Triathlon disciplines.
Read More... 11.06.14
It's coming to that time of year when athletes living in cooler climates tend to become very well acquainted with their indoor trainers — and even those of us lucky enough to live in the sunshine hit the trainer more often for off season strength workouts.
Read More... 11.03.14
What's your dream cycling studio? Let us help you create yours. With #MyCycleOpsStudio we want you get the most out of your cycling experience. Because we believe that if you've got the right equipment — any goal is possible.
Read More... 11.03.14
Fun fact: the PowerCal is the world’s first-ever power meter calculated from heart rate. At the time of its release it was an incredible innovation combining two important training metrics: heart rate and power.
Read More... 10.27.14
The indoor season is here and CycleOps VirtualTraining is ready. Our developers have added many new features and improvements to the app.
Read More... 10.22.14
We want to help you get the most out of your CycleOps VirtualTraining experience, which is why we'll handpick a new route each week and share it on Twitter and Facebook.
Read More... 10.08.14
On September 18th, Trek Factory Racing's Jens Voigt capped off his career in a way that even Derek Jeter would be jealous of. Jens shattered the previous Hour Record of 49.70 kilometers in one hour set in 2005 by Ondrej Sosenka. And we were more than ecstatic to be a part of his preparation.
Read More... 09.30.14
We received excellent routes from all over the world that are sure to make training this winter that much more enjoyable. After much consideration, we’re excited to announce the top three, overall, Grand Prize winners:
Read More... 08.10.14
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Read More... 08.06.14
From Virginia to the Tour de France, these winning routes took us all over the world. Each route proved to be the best-of-the-best during the week it was submitted during our Route Creation Contest and we think they’re worth queuing up in your riding schedule.
Read More... 07.30.14
After 21 days of racing across France and part of the UK, Trek Factory Racing had a lot to reflect on.
Read More... 07.27.14
When the men in stripes crossed the finish line with all 9 of their riders, they were one of only two groups to finish as a team. Stage after stage, Trek Factory Racing’s directors spoke of the teamwork between the Giro squad members.
Read More... 05.31.14
PowerTap Joule GPS, meet the CycleOps PowerBeam Pro. PowerTap and CycleOps may be two entities, but that doesn't mean that our products can't work together as one.
Read More... 05.07.14
Kessler Takes US Pro Championships; Thomas 4peats At Wildflower. With all six of our pro women toeing the line at the US Pro Championships at Ironman 70.3 St. George and a recovering Jesse Thomas defending his three Wildflower victories, we knew this weekend was going to be a big one for our sponsored athletes.
Read More... 05.03.14
You're probably thinking "What exactly is a #CycleOpsSelfie"? At the most technical level, a #CycleOpsSelfie is a photo of you taken by you on or with a CycleOps trainer or indoor cycle.
Read More... 04.23.14
Technology for race training has come a long way since the day bikes were built with more than one gear. Today there are spin classes offered in pools, a computer that can track your power and GPS coordinates, and there's even a way to pressurize an entire house in a house so that you're always at a high altitude. So what's a rider to do when preparing for a race that will be held in much warmer climate?
Read More... 03.31.14
From the grueling spring classics to the epic grand tours, cycling's best professionals require cycling's best equipment. That's why Trek Factory Racing looked to CycleOps as their official supplier of cycling trainers and virtual reality software.
Read More... 01.13.14
Winter can be tough. Dark evenings, cold temperatures and often a high risk of sickness and injury between those months of late Autumn and end of Winter. Home training, known also as Turbo Training or Indoor Training, can, if conducted correctly, provide an absolutely fantastic base for us to build on when the weather breaks in the spring
Read More... 12.02.13
Emma Kate Lidbury recently made the move from the UK to California, and with 4th place at Escape from Alcatraz and 1st at IM 70.3 Texas, her season is off to a fantastic start.
Read More... 04.16.13
Team Kenda is an all women cycling team entering their 15th competition season. In addition to an Elite Team competing in national level events, they have four regional developmental teams. The team's mission is to build the sport of women's cycling by developing Junior, U-23 and Collegiate riders into the pro riders of the future.
Read More... 04.09.13
This trainer workout is brought to you by Terra James (who is coached by The Fix Studio) who races for Team KENDA out of Minneapolis. The workout is designed to increase your lactate threshold.
Read More... 04.08.13
This trainer workout, by Matthew Rose of Dynamo Multisport in Atlanta, is designed to get in early upper-level anaerobic work to get a bit more lactate & muscular fatigue into the system forcing you to get used to some discomfort over the duration of the interval.
Read More... 03.18.13
During the 2013 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships in Verona, WI, riders faced muddy conditions some days and icy conditions on others.
Read More... 01.15.13
by Melanie McQuaid, professional triathlete
This active recovery workout is one of my favorites. I like to use this protocol on an easy day or after a hard run workout to find my legs again on the bike. I find that the technique drills are key to reminding my body to recruit the right muscles for cycling, especially when I am switching from running to cycling constantly.
Read More... 12.07.12
by Sarah Piampiano, professional Triathlete
As elite athletes, we are always trying to do whatever we can to find that extra edge, eking every last bit of power from our bodies. During race season, to perform at our best we strive to find a balance between being as lean as possible while maintaining power, strength and endurance.
Read More... 12.06.12
From The Feed Zone Cookbook by Chef Biju Thomas and Dr. Allen Lim
Of course, you can easily and affordably purchase rotisserie chicken at your local market, but there's something special about roasting your own. And the leftovers are great when used in other recipes.
Read More... 11.11.12
The off season? I don't think there really should be such a thing for amateur athletes. To me, the off season is about keeping your fitness, not losing it. After I finished my career as a pro cyclist, I still trained pretty hard in the spring and summer and thought I needed to take time off in the winter like I did when I raced professionally.
Read More... 10.30.12