Most people have probably heard the words "power" and "watts" being thrown around in a discussion around cycling, but really - what do these mean? You don't have to own any fancy devices to be able to understand power analysis - here's a quick introduction to the basics that will start you on your way.
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There's a lot more to winning stages in the USA Pro Challenge than just being fast on your bike. What makes one rider a "Climber," while the other is a "Sprinter" or an "All-Rounder"...and who's most likely to win each stage? Here's a crash course on the strengths and characteristics of the various rider types.
As the official race data partner of the USA Pro Challenge professional cycling race, endurance training software provider TrainingPeaks will be offering in-depth analysis of each stage from August 20-26.
Don't just watch the race - ride it. Take on our 2012 USA Pro Citizens' Challenge from August 20-26 to get a jump on your cycling fitness, challenge yourself and your friends, and be a part of the action during the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.
Ever watched a race and wondered to yourself, "how the hell do those guys climb so fast?" Here at TP, we conducted a little experiment to find out makes a "joe" different from a "pro."