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Elevation performance blog

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Those brutal 10kms later, and I stood at the finish line more than three hours ahead of the cut-off time I set as an “amazing” target seven months ago. I was so happy with in cycling

March 19, 2019

It's common knowledge that bike racing is a game of chess on wheels and to make the right split-second strategic decisions takes a lot of mental awareness and clarity of thought. But this cerebral element to cycling is not confined to competition – the same applies in...

October 15, 2018

There's a phrase you start to hear around this time in cycling circles, mostly at coffee stops as we all enjoy the relaxed mood of the off-season. Never too inquisitive, but just uncomfortable enough that you don't want to answer fully.

'What are your plans for next yea...

August 31, 2018

Powermeters have become associated with training seriously in cycling and with the market now awash with the excellent value it's important we use these precision instruments as best we can. We have put together a list of five common mistakes we see, and the good news...

August 10, 2018

It is a condition that many have suffered from, some knowing, some perhaps unknowing, but ask most what it actually is, and the descriptions will often be rather vague.

Yes, the clue is in the title, but how do we quantify it?

Are there various stages, and if so what sta...

July 23, 2018

It's a moment many of us will have had and one which strikes a note of fear into a crescendo of panic in any racing scenario. It could well be argued that it i

April 27, 2018

The intentions were good. You took two days off the bike following a hard training block or back-to-back races and were expecting the rewards to flood in!

You hit send from the cockpit to the engine room and the reply was

'Computer say's NO!'

Your legs are screaming one m...

April 6, 2018

After a confident finish to his junior years, Codicote based rider Toby Miles had big hopes and motivation for pre-season training and emerge from a perpetual faux-hibernation armed to move forward. What he didn't bank on was the appearance of a 120kg deer on his line...

March 9, 2018

Elbow room is tight. It’s wheel to wheel and they are all fast, literally electric. It’s the interaction and reaction of this electricity which governs the podium step...One billion brain cells in 9 square inches all fighting for the right to decide - is this go-time?...

February 23, 2018

The truth is, we don’t have time to speak to everyone everyday. But let’s turn that negative into a positive. You (our clients) are the same and just like you we face the same challenges in training.

We see it from your side all the time when we train ourselves, but we...

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