Recovery Beers, Gravel Racing, and Hot Takes – Ask a Cycling Coach 400

Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast - Presented by TrainerRoad

Jan 26 2023 • 1 hr 16 mins

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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE

(0:23) HOT TAKES: Beer is good for recovery

(10:54) Liquid calories are better than solid food when riding

(13:13) XCO is just a time trial for 90+% of people racing it

(17:25) Off season is boring!

(22:38) Riding for fun and racing your friends still makes you faster

(29:35) Handlebar bags on $10k aero bikes is LOL

(33:09) Recovery rides hinder recovery

(36:43) It's okay to change your plan volume mid-season

(51:21) How to pick good lines in a high pressure situation

(1:00:23) Aid Station strategies from the pros

(1:08:50) How to pick events that prepare you for your goal event

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