How to Apply Science to your Cycling
How to Apply Science to your Cycling
/ February 12, 2015 0 COMMENTS
WCA Expert Panel member Jason Boynton was recently interviewed on the Semi-Pro ...
Tips for Avoiding Winter Weight Gain
Tips for Avoiding Winter Weight Gain
/ January 28, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Author: Lisa Krayer As I begin to write this article, I am trying to stay in shape for my last race of 2014.  Although I’m trying to keep my training hours up in order to gain a ...
When bikes and garages collide
When bikes and garages collide
/ October 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS
It’s Sunday afternoon and you are driving home from back to back cross races.  You are tired from racing and the long drive home.  You press the garage door button on your car visor and ...
Finding Truth In Endurance Sport
Finding Truth In Endurance Sport
/ July 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Expert Panel member Jason Boynton leads us through an introductory presentation of how to approach our sport critically.  Abstract: Athletes who participate in endurance sports are ...
Clayton Griessmeyer joins WCA Expert Panel
/ July 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS
The WCA Expert Panel would like to welcome Clayton Griessmeyer as its newest member.  He will be making posts regarding bicycle laws, bicycle safety, bicycle friendly legislation, and ...
Psychological skills, coaching, and performance of cyclo-cross athletes
Psychological skills, coaching, and performance of cyclo-cross athletes
/ October 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Article and photo by Grant Harrison, M.S. Exercise and Sport Science Cyclo-cross is one of the most unique cycling disciplines there are. It could be muddy, snowy, sandy, hilly, rocky, ...
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Injuries
/ August 28, 2013 0 COMMENTS
By Aaron Goldberg, MD, FAAEM Shoulder injuries are among the most common race ending injuries.  They often involve surgical intervention and time off the road, wrecking a season.  ...
The Role of the Team Mechanic, part 1
/ July 10, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Author: Chris Kreidl The first step in becoming a race mechanic is attending the annual Bill Woodul1 clinic at USA Cycling. It’s a multi-day event consisting of classroom and “field” ...
What is Your Power User Category?
/ June 27, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Author: Jason Boynton Racing categories for competitive cyclists are a big thing. This system of ranking gives the athlete something to strive for, as well as a type of metaphorical ...
Pre-Competition Meals
/ June 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS
Author: Lisa Krayer The race season is in full gear.  If you haven’t thought much about what to eat before your race or simply aren’t sure what the guidelines are, here’s some food for ...
Busting the “Big Lung” Myth
/ April 18, 2013 1 COMMENTS
By Jason Boynton, MS – Exercise Physiology & Cycling Science You know that guy. The guy that comes out to the weeknight group ride and just rides people off of his wheel. Your legs ...