Month: August 2015

  2015-08-31 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by O2fit- athlete, Coby Rowe I decided to hire a coach for Cyclocross as I found myself loving cycling even more. I started working with Julie Young in late spring 2014.  I had really come to love Cyclocross and wanted to get faster to move up into Category 3 with the goal to someday …

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  |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young Preface: Fitting road, cyclo-cross and mountain bikes follows a similar formula; TT and Triathlon bikes depart from this formula. For this article, we will focus on the road bike. In part II of this three part series on the o2fitness-Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab bike fitting system we discussed aspects of …

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  2015-08-24 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young Preface: Fitting road, cyclo-cross and mountain bikes follows a similar formula; TT and Triathlon bikes depart from this formula. For this article, we will focus on the road bike. In part I we outlined the instrumental, investigative process, including the interview and physical assessment that takes place prior to the actual on-bike …

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  2015-08-19 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

This year, I joined two of my longtime athletes, and good friends, Sian and Andy at the Leadville 100-mile Mountain Bike Race. My Leadville-rasion d’etre was not in pursuit of individual results but rather a fully focused commitment to ride alongside, pace and support Sian and Andy. The goal – completing the 100-plus miles in …

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  2015-08-13 |   Category : Fit to Be Tried- Julie's Blog

By Julie Young Preface: Fitting road, cyclo-cross and mountain bikes follows a similar formula; TT and Triathlon bikes depart from this formula. For this article, we will focus on the road bike. I enjoy the bike fitting process because it is not only an opportunity to help educate athletes about the importance of fit in …

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  2015-08-07 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by Silver Sage Sports and Fitness Lab sponsored, Reno Tahoe Junior Cycling Team member, Drew Swall. For the Reno Tahoe Junior Cycling team, the entire season has been building to this race. The National Championships. Taking place in Mammoth, California, Nationals was big. Not “Sea Otter big”, but big in importance. Sea Otter was big in …

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  2015-08-05 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Contributed by physically and mentally gritty o2fitness athlete, Laurie Marlowe, who committed, invested and diligently trained to tap and realize her potential at the Death Ride… One cold evening last December as I sat in front of my laptop, my thoughts turned to the Death Ride.   It’s been remotely in my radar for a number …

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